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2021 Best Business Administration & Management Graduate Certificate Schools in Tennessee

9 Colleges
$57,627 Avg Salary
$38,926 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Business Administration & Management Graduate Certificate School for You

Business Administration & Management is the most popular major in Tennessee with 6,589 degrees and certificates handed out in 2018-2019.

When it comes to higher education, there are a lot of options for business students. Along with traditional schools that require in-person attendence, you can attend one of many reputable online schools. Some programs even offer a hybrid experience. Alternatively, you may choose a trade school that prepares you to enter the workforce with knowledge in a specific field.

To help you arm yourself with the information you need to make your decision, Business Degree Central has developed this Best Business Administration & Management Graduate Certificate Schools in Tennessee ranking. Our analysis looked at 9 schools in Tennessee to see which graduate certificate programs offered the best educational experiences for business students. To come up with a school's ranking, we analyzed numerous factors related to post-graduation wages, the quality of education offered by the school, average accumulated student debt, and more.

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2021 Best Business Administration & Management Graduate Certificate Schools in Tennessee

Check out the business administration graduate certificate programs at these schools if you want to get the best education that money can buy.

Top Tennessee Schools for a Postbaccalaureate Certificates in Business Administration

#1

Lipscomb University

Nashville, TN

Our 2021 rankings named Lipscomb University the best school in Tennessee for business administration and management students working on their graduate certificate. Located in the city of Nashville, Lipscomb is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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#2

University of Memphis

Memphis, TN

Out of the 8 schools in Tennessee that were part of this year’s ranking, University of Memphis landed the # 2 spot on the list. Located in the large city of Memphis, U of Memphis is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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Out of the 8 schools in Tennessee that were part of this year’s ranking, Tennessee Technological University landed the # 3 spot on the list. Tennessee Tech University is a fairly large public school located in the remote town of Cookeville.

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#4

Tennessee State University

Nashville, TN

Out of the 8 schools in Tennessee that were part of this year’s ranking, Tennessee State University landed the # 4 spot on the list. Located in the city of Nashville, Tennessee State University is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

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A rank of #5 on this year’s list means The University of Tennessee - Chattanooga is a great place for business administration and management students working on their graduate certificate. Located in the city of Chattanooga, UT Chattanooga is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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#6

Austin Peay State University

Clarksville, TN

With a ranking of #6, Austin Peay State University did quite well on this year’s best schools for business administration and management students working on their graduate certificate. Austin Peay State University is a large public school located in the midsize city of Clarksville.

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Strayer University - Tennessee came in at #7 in this year’s edition of the Best Business Administration & Management Graduate Certificate Schools in Tennessee ranking. Located in the large city of Memphis, Strayer University - Tennessee is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

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East Tennessee State University landed the #8 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best graduate certificate business administration and management programs. ETSU is a large public school located in the small city of Johnson City.

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Best Business Administration & Management Colleges in the Southeast Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Florida 29,554
West Virginia 4,140
Georgia 9,936
Alabama 7,303
Kentucky 4,836
Louisiana 3,755
South Carolina 4,445
Virginia 11,863
Arkansas 2,056
North Carolina 15,140
Mississippi 2,442

One of 21 majors within the business area of study, business administration and management has other similar majors worth exploring.

Business Administration Focus Areas

Major Annual Graduates
General Business Administration and Management 350,924
Interior Design Management 16,189
Organizational Leadership 12,591
Supply Chain Management 9,732
Operations Management 5,802
Office Administration 5,025
Project Management 3,344
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management 3,071
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management 1,294
Retail Management 833
Transportation/Mobility Management 731
E-Commerce 233
Research and Development Management 194
Customer Service Management 184

Majors Similar to Business Administration

Related Major Annual Graduates
Accounting 105,123
General Business/Commerce 58,451
Finance & Financial Management 56,186
Marketing 51,241
Human Resource Management 26,823

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 8 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

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