The Master of Business Administration program is a 30-semester-hour program consisting of five, six-credit courses combining synergistic business topics. The format is designed to provide working adults with an opportunity to study the concepts and decision-making tools that support advancement in business-oriented fields. Students will have a capstone strategy course in their last academic semester and complete a Comprehensive Business Project designed in conjunction with the student’s employer and a faculty member.
The Pioneer MBA program has graduated numerous community leaders in business, nonprofits and local government. Whether it is social, entrepreneurial or political service, Pioneers lead the way.
The Pioneer MBA was developed and refined around the idea of professional development. Pioneer MBA faculty pride themselves on making business principles accessible and practical. Pioneer MBA graduates emerge with immediately applicable skills for the contemporary workplace.
The connections and relationships are the most impactful elements of the Pioneer MBA. Whether you are interacting with regional neighbors in our in-person classes or connecting across the country in our online program, the deep personal and professional ties forged at Tusculum support long-lasting growth and development.
The class environment in the Pioneer MBA encourages kindness, patience, self-reflection and service. Our instructors and students practice the tenets of the Christian faith while encouraging spiritual search, renewal and practice.
Every course in the Pioneer MBA involves at least one project involving actual organizations, practices and professionals. Moreover, the Comprehensive Business Project course is a capstone course in the integration of business topics in the MBA program. The course provides an opportunity for an applied project, which employs concepts and tools from previous courses.