Hybrid Programs

MTSU also offers five undergraduate and two graduate hybrid programs.  Students enrolled in hybrid programs must take several on-ground courses to complete their degrees.  Additional information is available at each degree site. 

Undergraduate Programs


B.S. or B.A. in Communication, Concentration in Organizational Communication

Communication Studies offers flexibility in career choices as well as the opportunity for personal development. Our courses stress developing strong interpersonal skills, knowledge of diverse cultures, improved problem-solving abilities, and the ability to work well in a group as both member and leader.

B.B.A. in Management

The best managers are leaders who manage resources and challenge others to achieve and grow. The Department of Management is a leader in the Jones College of Business IGNITE Career Development Program. Department faculty and business leaders provide career planning programs for students throughout the academic year.

B.B.A. in Marketing

The discipline of marketing entails research, problem-solving, communication, and creativity—all to engage and meet the needs of a good friend … the customer.

B.S. in Business Education (Teaching Licensure)

The Bachelor of Science in Business Education with a Secondary Education minor leads to teacher licensure in Tennessee. Business Education Licensure includes grades 6–12. This program prepares students to teach business and marketing subjects in high schools, middle schools, career and technical programs, and private educational institutions. 

B.S in Business Education (Non-teaching option)

This option for the Bachelor of Science in Business Education degree has a Business Administration minor. This emphasis is for students who seek to gain a business foundation and graduate without meeting teacher licensure requirements. This option integrates a solid business core with specialized instruction in business and corporate communication, technology, and elective opportunities to meet a student's specialized career goals.


Graduate Programs


Master of Business Education (M.B.E.)

The Master of Business Education at MTSU is the only graduate degree of its kind in Tennessee.  Review the MBE website for additional information.


Master of Social Work (M.S.W.)

Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, the Mid-Tennessee Collaborative Master of Social Work (MTC-MSW) program is the first of its kind in the nation. It is a collaborative among three institutions: Middle Tennessee State University, Austin Peay State University, and Tennessee State University. The program promotes excellence in advanced generalist social work education, research, and practice.



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