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Student Profile

The Physician Executive MBA program at the University of Tennessee attracts physicians of diverse backgrounds from all over the United States and the world.

Since PEMBA's inception, we've educated physician leaders from 48 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Saipan, Canada, Germany, Japan, Kuwait, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, and Turkey.

A typical class has around 50 students, is quite ethnically diverse, and has a male-to-female ratio of roughly five to one.

Proven track record.

The careers of our students and graduates speak for themselves. Please browse our Physician Profiles and Physician Testimonials to learn more about our diverse and successful Physician Leaders. 

The typical UT PEMBA student . . .
  • Is 46 years old.
  • Has 23 years of work experience.
  • Is board-certified in at least one specialty.

PEMBA students hold a range of leadership roles:
  • President/CEO 18%
  • Medical Director 18%
  • Clinician 22%
  • Program/Center Director 5%
  • Professor 9%
  • Department/Division Head 8%
  • Managing Partner 4%
  • Vice President/COO 6%
  • Chief Medical Officer/VPMA 3%
  • Consultant 1%
  • Other 6%