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2013-14 Graduate Catalog 
2013-14 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration, Concrete Industry Management Concentration, M.B.A.

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Troy Festervand, MBA Program Director
(615) 898-2964
Ayaz Ahmed, CIM Program Director
(615) 898-5715

The University offers a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Concrete Industry Management degree which requires courses in accounting, economics, finance, information systems, management, marketing, and concrete industry management.

Please see undergraduate catalog for information regarding undergraduate programs.

Admission Requirements

Applicants to the M.B.A. program must submit official transcripts of all previous college work. In addition to transcripts, applicants to the CIM concentration are also required to submit a current resume, a statement of purpose outlining career objectives, and three letters of recommendation addressing the qualification for advanced study in business and concrete industry management. Applicants may also be required to participate in an interview.

Admission to the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) concentration is limited to persons with significant experience in business in general and the concrete industry specifically. As such, the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) will not be required of persons applying to this concentration. Admission is determined after a full review of all application materials and is not automatic for persons meeting the minimum required for admission to the M.B.A.

In addition to the requirements outlined above, international applications must submit proof of English language proficiency that meets the University requirement.

Once admitted, all students in the Concrete Industry Management concentration will complete a series of prerequisite courses designed to assure an appropriate foundation for advanced study in business.

Degree Requirements

The Concrete Industry Management concentration is a limited enrollment, cohort degree program. In addition to meeting University requirements, all students must complete the coursework as part of their cohort.

Curriculum: Business Administration, Concrete Industry Management

Candidate must complete 36 hours in the following course of study:

Program Notes

Students must meet the expectations of the University regarding adequate progress toward the degree. Specifically

  1. students are expected to maintain a 3.00 grade point average for all graduate coursework;
  2. students will complete and submit an Advancement to Candidacy form prior to the first term of their program of study;
  3. students are expected to consistently enroll in and complete coursework in their area of study, making continuous progress as part of their cohort, toward attainment of the degree.

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