Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University
Owen Graduate School of Management
401 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37203

615.322.2534
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Accreditations:
AACSB
2017 Business Week Ranking: Full-time MBA: 34th
2017 Forbes Ranking: Full-time, 2-year MBA: 49th
2017 Economist Ranking: Full-time MBA: 23rd
2018 Financial Times Ranking: Full-time MBA: 73rd

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MBA

Nashville
2-year, full-time program
SpecializationAccounting, Finance, General Management, Healtchare, Human & Organizational Performane, Marketing, Operations & Analytics, Strategy, Brand Management, Corporate Finance, Investment Management, Entrepreneurship, International Studies, Real Estate
Credits62
IntakeFall
Application fee$200
Admission Requirements
  • A four-year U.S. bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a nationally accredited college or university
  • Full-time post-baccalaureate work of at least two years
Application Checklist
  • Online application
  • a copy of the transcript from every college or university you attended
  • GMAT or GRE
  • A current professional résumé
  • Statements
  • One recommendation from a supervisor familiar with your work
  • TOEFL or IELTS, if required
  • Preliminary financial statement is required of applicants who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents

Executive MBA

Nashville
Executive MBA program
Classes meet on two Saturdays per month.
Credits56
IntakeAugust
Application fee$150
Admission Requirements
    Five years (minimum) of managerial experience
Application Checklist
  • Career essay
  • Official transcripts from undergraduate and graduate course work
  • Personal interview
  • GMAT or executive assessment (EA) score
  • Two professional letters of recommendation

MBA/JD

Nashville
Dual program
A joint degree program offered in partnership with the Law School. By combining study in management with study in law, a student can earn both the JD and the MBA in a total of four years (eight semesters), instead of the five years normally required to complete the two degrees. Students enroll for their first year of study in the dual-degree program on a full-time basis in either the Law School or the Owen School. Students should begin their dual-degree studies in the Law School and then attend the Owen School in their second year.

MBA/MD

Nashville
Dual program
A dual degree program offered in collaboration with the Vanderbilt School of Medicine. By combining course work from the Owen Graduate School of Management and the School of Medicine, students can pursue both the MBA and the M.D. in five years. Dual-degree students spend their first three years in the School of Medicine and apply to Owen in their third year. They then enroll in the Owen School for year four and take courses in both schools in year five, thus completing both degrees in five years.

MBA/Master of Divinity

Nashville
Dual program
A joint degree program offered in collaboration with the Divinity School. By combining study in management with study in divinity, a student can earn both the MBA and the M.Div. in a total of four years—eight semesters—instead of the five years normally required to complete the two degrees consecutively.
Admission Requirements
    MBA/MDiv students must apply separately to the Divinity School and to Owen and be granted admission by both schools.

MBA/Master of Theological Studies

Nashville
Dual program
A dual degree program offered in partnership with the Divinity School. There are options for MBA M.T.S. students to start at either school.
Admission Requirements
    MBA/M.T.S students must apply separately to the Divinity School and to Owen and be granted admission by both schools.

JD/MS in Finance

Nashville
Dual program

MBA/Masters in Latin American Studies

Nashville
Dual program
A joint degree program offered in collaboration with the Center for Latin American Studies.
DurationSix semesters

MBA/Master of Public Policy in Education (MPP)

Nashville
Dual program
A joint degree program offered in conjunction with Peabody College of Education and Human Development. Students take courses in residence at Peabody College during the fall and spring semesters of year one and may enroll in additional Peabody courses in the summer between year one and year two. Students take courses and are in residence at Owen during the fall and spring semesters of year two and the fall semester of year 3.
Duration5-6 semesters
Admission Requirements
    Students interested in the joint program must apply to and be admitted by each school separately with matriculation in the fall semester

MBA/MSN in Health Care Leadership

Nashville
Dual program
A joint degree program offered in conjunction with the School of Nursing. Students interested in the joint program must apply to and be admitted by each school separately with matriculation in the fall semester. Students take courses in residence at Owen during the fall and spring semesters of year one and enroll in additional Nursing courses in the summer between year one and year two. In the second year, students take courses in both schools.
Duration5 semesters
Admission Requirements
    Students interested in the joint program must apply to and be admitted by each school separately with matriculation in the fall semester

BA/MBA

Nashville
A combined degree program in oncert with the College of Arts and Science. By combining one and one-half years of study in the Owen School with three and one-half years in Vanderbilt’s College of Arts and Science, students may obtain both the bachelor of arts and the MBA in five years (ten semesters). The bachelor of arts from the College of Arts and Science is awarded at the end of the fourth year under the senior-in-absentia program, and the MBA from the Owen School after the fifth year.
Admission Requirements
    Students must apply to the Owen School for admission to the fve-year program during their junior year.

MBA/BS Engineering

Nashville
A combined degree program in partnerhip with the School of Engineering. In the five-year dual-degree program in engineering and management, the student spends three undergraduate years in an engineering science major at Vanderbilt University School of Engineering followed by two years at the Owen School. Successful students receive the B.S. from the School of Engineering after their first year at the Owen School and the MBA from the Owen School the following year.
Admission Requirements
    Dual-degree students must enroll in all first-year required courses used to meet the student’s elective requirements for the B.S. in engineering science.