Why an Aerospace & Defense MBA?
The Aerospace & Defense MBA program at the University of Tennessee is a nationally ranked degree program for high-potential professionals and decision makers in the aerospace and defense industries.
What makes our A&D MBA program stand out from the rest?
- Average ROI for a University of Tennessee Aerospace & Defense MBA:
$1 million plus. See why.
- UT’s College of Business has consistently been ranked for its top-tier MBA programs by U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal and other prestigious publications. Check it out.
Unlike many MBA programs, The University of Tennessee Aerospace & Defense MBA is designed to be completed in a single year. Our proprietary High Compression LearningSM
method delivers a concentrated, information-packed curriculum that gives you all the tools you need in the shortest possible amount of time.
You'll take part in five week-long residence periods throughout the year on the University of Tennessee campus, plus complete a distance-learning curriculum consisting of roughly 20 hours a week of class time and assignments.
If you're ready for an intense experience, you're in the right place. Our program is challenging and highly focused, yes, but you'll be amazed at the results. And the connections you'll make with classmates, faculty, and advisors will pay dividends both personally and professionally for years to come.
Our A&D MBA connects you to the business of aerospace and defense like no other MBA program available.
The University of Tennessee is located just 30 miles from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, a world-renowned hub for science and energy, which it manages in close partnership with defense contractor Battelle. Our A&D MBA program has enjoyed sponsorship arrangements with the biggest names in military and defense contracting, such as Lockheed Martin, Boeing, and Booz Allen Hamilton. And the University of Tennessee Space Institute in Tullahoma is part of our university family—affiliated with the U.S. Air Force, it houses internationally recognized research and graduate programs in engineering, physics, mathematics, and aviation systems.
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The Aerospace & Defense MBA program at the University of Tennessee costs a competitive $64,000 and takes only 12 months of your time. Plus, you'll get the same MBA degree that a full-time MBA student receives—your coursework will be focused on aerospace and defense, but you'll also learn applied business principles that translate to any industry. Your diploma will simply say "master's in business administration," keeping your real-world options open.
Speaking of the real world, you'll complete an applied Organizational Action Project (OAP)
as part of your coursework that addresses an actual problem in your own company. Your project will deliver a return of at least $1 million—so that your MBA will be one of the smartest investments you and your organization ever make.
The math is simple. The time is right. Go ahead and get proven results faster.
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