Master of Business Administration

Job Security

In the highly competitive global marketplace, a master’s degree sets you apart for preferred candidacy.

Career Change

A graduate degree is a great way to pursue a new career, related or unrelated to your undergraduate studies.

Transferable Skills

Expand your training and skills with an advanced degree.

Income Boost

Professionals with a master's degree earn, on average, $12,000 more than those with a bachelor's degree.

Business school gives you new skills and knowledge that will accelerate your career. While MBA students often set their sights on a job in finance, accounting or healthcare, the hard and soft skills acquired during an MBA program are transferable to a myriad of other roles. Today, you'll find an increasing number of MBAs working in tech, healthcare, consumer goods, government and nonprofits, and many other industries.

Why Us?

Affordable Tuition

Tuition is competitive with MBA programs in the area and is a fixed rate for in-state and out-of-state students.

Flexible Schedule

Full-time and part-time enrollment is available. Full-time students may complete the MBA in one calendar year.

Engaging Faculty

Professors share their expertise while also providing a faith-based foundation for success in the business world.

Thriving Community

Chattanooga hosts several major-name employers in business.


Differentiate your MBA and succeed in your dream career. Each full-time and part-time MBA student chooses a professional focus designed and tailored toward individual career goals.

Career Focus

  • Accounting

  • Computer Information Systems

  •  Finance

  • Healthcare Administration

  • Management

  • Marketing


Full-Time MBA

A one-year program that offers endless opportunities to tailor your learning experience.

Part-Time MBA

A part-time approach is ideal for those who want to continue working full-time while earning an MBA.


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Dual Degrees

Business + Nursing

The MBA/MSN is a dual-degree master’s level program designed for the nurse leader who desires professional advancement in healthcare administrative roles. 

Business + Social Work

The MBA/MSW is a dual-degree master’s level program designed for social workers who desire professional advancement.

Location: Brock Hall Third Floor—Post Office Box 370, Collegedale, TN, 37315-0370
Contact: business@southern.edu 423.236.2537

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