Master of Business Administration


Program Director: Dr. Kim Sokoya, Associate Dean
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Graduate Analyst: Mandy Pinkston
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The University offers a Master of Business Administration degree which requires courses in the departments of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Computer Information Systems, and Management and Marketing, as well as optional concentrations in Music Business, Concrete Industry Management or Healthcare Management.

Admission Requirements:

Deadlines for completed applications:

  • Fall - July 1
  • Spring - December 1;
  • Summer - April 1.

In addition to the requirements of the University and Jones College of Business, applicants must satisfy the following:

  1. An earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college;
  2. Completion of required foundation courses (9 hours) or equivalent before enrolling in core courses;
  3. A Minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0
  4. A Minimum GMAT score of 400 or GRE equivalent AND
  5.  A Minimum Index Score of 950, calculated using (GPA x 200 + GMAT (or GRE equivalent)) equals 950 or Upper Division GPA x 200 +GMAT (or GRE equivalent) equals 1000.

Completed application packages received after the deadline will be evaluated based on the date received.

Admission Procedures:

To be admitted to the Master of Business Administration program, a student must submit the following to the College of Graduate Studies:

  • Online application and appropriate application fee
  • Official transcript of all colleges, universities (including business and technical schools). If the transcripts are issued from an international (non-US) institution, a course-by course analysis is required. Original non-US transcripts should be submitted directly to the evaluation service. (Click here for more information on non-US transcripts.)
  • Official Test Scores of the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE)



Submit Application Materials to:

College of Graduate Studies
MTSU Box 42
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Test Codes for Middle Tennessee State University:
INFS - 6ZR-KJ-37
MBA (Full-time) - 6ZR-KJ-25
MBA (Part-time) - 6ZR-KJ-52
GRE 1466
MAT 1751
Praxis 1466
TOEFL 1466