Online MBA for Financial Services Professionals

The University of Tennessee at Martin Online MBA for Financial Services Professionals is affordable, flexible, and convenient

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Program Overview

For individuals with an undergraduate degree and at least two years' work experience who are seeking to advance their careers, the UT Martin Online MBA is an outstanding choice. Open to students in all fields, the Online MBA is geared toward the financial services industry, and may be of particular interest to professional with a connection to, or interest in, banking and financial services. Students take just one class at a time, which simplifies the workload. The MBA is cohort-based, with 20 students per cohort who help keep each other motivated. Students normally begin the 20-month Online MBA in January. We will also be offering another cohort starting in May.


Students only need access to a computer and the internet to complete the required coursework wherever they are. No trips to campus are required, since all coursework is provided online. Faculty use a variety of technology in the process of teaching the courses. For example, students may view and listen to recorded lectures and watch as faculty work through examples and problems. Discussion boards, email, virtual classrooms and virtual group meeting rooms are used by students for interacting with other students and faculty. Exams and other assignments are completed and submitted online. The UT Martin library provides students with online access to journal articles and a variety of other periodicals and materials.


Achieving national recognition through high levels of quality and affordability, UTM's totally online MBA was ranked 18th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. The program has also enjoyed a top 20 Best Buy national ranking by and number 3 national ranking


The UT Martin MBA program is accredited by AACSB International, and courses are taught by full-time faculty, not adjuncts.

Program Objectives

To provide financial services professionals and others with a fully accredited University of Tennessee MBA that is high quality, convenient, and practitioner-focused. The program is designed specifically for full time employees within the financial services industry and delivered online with personalized instruction by UT Martin graduate faculty. The cohort program provides focus through a series of 6-8 week courses.


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MBA Learning Goals

Graduates of the MBA program will demonstrate:

  • effective written and oral communication,
  • effective leadership and teamwork skills,
  • an understanding of the integrated nature of business functions,
  • the ability to think critically and use analytical approaches in making effective decisions within a dynamic business environment,
  • an understanding of the ethical dimensions of business decisions.

The program develops a range of relevant skills and knowledge including:

  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Strategic Planning
  • Problem Solving
  • Leadership
  • Technology
  • Regulation
  • Business Ethics
  • Financial Analysis
  • Human Resources
  • Economic Trends
  • Critical Thinking
  • Creativity and Innovation

Course Program

The following courses in the 20 to 21 month professional banker cohort will be delivered sequentially:

  • Business Skills
  • Organizational Theory and Design
  • Corporate Financial Management
  • Legal and Ethical Environment of Business
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Managerial Economics
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Accounting for Managerial Decisions
  • Sales and Marketing for Banks
  • Operations Management
  • Strategic Management and Business Policy

Hybrid MBA Program

The Hybrid MBA program offered through the College of Business and Global Affairs is open to anyone holding a bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university, regardless of undergraduate major. Students complete their coursework through a combination of online and hybrid courses. Students can select either the General MBA or MBA with Agricultural Option.

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Online MBA for Financial Services Professionals

Open to students in all fields, The Online MBA is geared toward the financial services industry, and may be of particular interest to professionals with a connection to, or interest in banking and/or financial services.

View Admission Requirements >

Apply Now >