X

Academics

On this page, you will be able to find the following information:

Curriculum Requirements

Curriculum requirements vary depending on your degree. Click on your degree below for specific curriculum requirements:

  1. 36-credit-hour MBA (without concentration)
  2. 42-credit-hour MBA with Concentration
  3. Dual Degrees
    • JD/MBA
    • PharmD/MBA

Back to top of page.

Concentrations

If you are interested in specializing in a particular area, you may add a concentration to your MBA degree. We offer the concentrations listed below. For specific concentration requirements, please visit our 42-credit-hour MBA page.

  1. Applied Economic Analytics
  2. Business Economics
  3. Business Information Assurance
  4. Business Project Management
  5. Data Analytics for Management
  6. Data Analytics for Technology
  7. Engineering Management
  8. Finance
  9. Healthcare Management
  10. Supply Chain Management
  11. Taxation

Back to top of page.

Course Offerings

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT FALL 2020 MBA CORE COURSES: The on-campus section of FIR 7155 will be closed. In its place, an online section has been created and is already available. Please register for the online section of FIR 7155 only. 

Course offerings vary from semester to semester.  For specific course descriptions, please visit the Graduate Catalog website.

On-Campus Class Schedule

Online Class Schedule

Suggested Course Load

You can complete your MBA degree at your own pace, making sure you have all the time you need to make the most out of your experience. On average, for every 1 credit hour in which you enroll, you can expect to spend 2-3 hours outside of class studying.

1 course (3 credit hours)   =>   6-9 hours of study time per week

 

Additional Considerations for Choosing Courses

MBA with Concentration

Dual Degrees

Back to top of page.

Career Development Opportunities

The Professional Development Center (PDC), which is housed in the Fogelman College of Business and Economics, offers a host of resources for career growth:

  • Fogelman Internship and Career Network (FIN): once you join FIN, you will gain access to internships and job opportunities with a myriad of different companies in varying industries inside and outside of Memphis.
  • Resume Building Resources: this includes templates you can download. These templates have been tested with resume screening tools used by employers.
  • Career Training Resources: here you can work on your presentation skills, learn about workplace ethics, among others.
  • Networking Events: the PDC organizes and plans a host of networking and learning events to support you and your career planning.

Back to top of page.

Calendars

Below are the chief academic calendars for each semester, published by the Registrar's Office with input from other key University offices. Links to the Graduate School's graduation deadlines are also published here for your convenience.

Back to top of page.

Graduation Requirements

GPA Requirements

  • Grades of "D" or "F" are computed in the GPA, but not counted toward degree credit requirements.
    No more than seven (7) hours of "C+," "C," or "C-" will be counted toward degree requirements.
  • Your cumulative GPA must be at least 3.0 on all graduate work undertaken at The University of Memphis, whether or not the courses count toward your degree.
  • Visit the Graduate Catalog for more information.

The next section will guide you through the graduation process. Further questions regarding graduation procedures should be addressed with your program Advisor.

Graduation Instructions

If you're planning to graduate this semester, please follow the steps below:

  1. Apply to Graduate:
    • Log-in to MyMemphis.
    • Click on the "My Degree" tab.
    • Click "Read Prerequisites for Applying for Graduation" and read. This is under Commencement and Graduation ("Step 1").
    • Click "Apply to Graduate" under Commencement and Graduation ("Step 2").
    • Select the current term.
    • Select your program(s) and submit.
  2. Complete Candidacy Form for a Master's Degree:
  3. Complete the Diploma Mailing and Cap and Gown Form:
    • Log-in to MyMemphis.
    • Click on the "My Degree" tab.
    • Click "Diploma Mailing and Cap and Gown" Form, under "Commencement and Graduation" ("Step 3").
  4. Verification and Program Form:
    • This form will be sent to you from the commencement office. Check your University email ("Step 4").

Back to top of page.