Monthly Archives: May 2020

4 Tips for Completing an MBA While Working

Returning to school as a working professional can seem daunting. Whether you’ve been out of school for 1 year or 30 years, earning a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) degree is manageable when you take the necessary steps to set yourself up for success. Part of this process includes researching the different options that are available to you at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga (UTC) Gary W. Rollins College

Ten Crucial Questions to Ask About Online MBA Programs  

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An online MBA (Master of Business Administration) degree program provides the opportunity to expand your business training without the commitment required for in-classroom instruction. If you’re looking to expand your career opportunities, this additional training may be the key to that. Yet an MBA degree, even one that is entirely online, represents a financial commitment, as well. Before you delve in, there are some key questions to ask yourself

8 Excellent Career Options Made Possible By Earning An MBA

An MBA can be a big step in advancing your career in business. Many roles within the business sector require an MBA to even be considered for a position, and others offer better pay and advancement opportunities when you hold an MBA degree. If you’re considering earning yours, you may be wondering what doors it could open. Here are some of the hottest career opportunities out there now for University

A Year in Review: UTC Department of Accounting 2019-2020

A Word from Dr. Hollingsworth, Accounting Department Head As the 2019-2020 academic year comes to a close, we look back over the highs and lows our department has faced. The fall 2019 semester started with sadness for the death of Dr. Greg Thibadoux, a cherished faculty member who has been missed greatly. Dr. Thibadoux taught many students at UTC and helped them improve their lives. As I watched students

Planning for an MBA: What Time Commitment Should I Expect?

Common questions and concerns that prospective students have when pursuing a Master’s of Business Administration degree (MBA) often involve questions around time commitment. How many years will it take to complete the degree program? How much time is spent in the classroom each week? How much time should be allotted for studying? All of these questions are valid and important to address when deciding if and when pursuing an

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The Benefit of an MBA with Analytics Concentration in the Healthcare Industry

MBA students often pursue a specific concentration in order to enhance their skills in a particular field and be more marketable when applying for jobs in that industry. Amongst some of the most popular MBA degree concentrations that universities offer is a concentration in data analytics. At UTC’s Rollins College of Business, we have found that many students choose to pursue the business analytics concentration due to the high