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Program Options and Curriculums

MBA Program Options: 

LMU offers numerous Master of Business Administration program options where students can complete the entire curriculum in an online format! 

  •  Business Analytics

    This concentration is designed for upwardly mobile professionals who desire additional training in analytical tools for decision making. The curriculum is designed to develop an in-depth knowledge of key business concepts, with special attention focusing on the utilization of analytical practices within today’s modern businesses.  Core topics within the MBA – Business Analytics curriculum will pertain to foundational business analytics knowledge, statistical methods used within analytical decision making, the use of business intelligence, as well as the introduction of analytical programming and data mining

    Key Courses:

    1. Foundations of Business Analytics                

    2. Statistical Methods for Business Analytics

    3. Business Intelligence & Communication with Data

    4. Introduction to Analytical Programming for Data  Mining    

  •  Healthcare Administration

    This concentration prepares students for a career in healthcare administration by providing courses relevant to the field within the United States Health Care system. The curriculum is designed to develop an in-depth knowledge of business aspects associated with the healthcare industry with courses integrating topics pertaining to administration, current trends, quality improvement, and law and ethics.  A degree from the MBA program with this concentration can lead to careers in medical offices and hospital administration, healthcare informatics, healthcare planning, public health, and more.

    Key Courses:

    1. Administration of Healthcare Organizations

    2. Healthcare Topics & Issues    

    3. Quality Improvement in Healthcare

    4. Healthcare Law & Ethics

  •  General Business

    The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is dedicated to providing educational and research opportunities to working adults wanting to develop professionally by enhancing their business skills and credentials.  Graduates from this degree program are able to communicate effectively through written and oral expression; apply critical thinking skills to managerial decisions; analyze and evaluate ethical decision making and social responsibility when solving business problems; understand and apply the strategic management principles of crafting and executing strategy in a global economy; and obtain in-depth knowledge of the functional areas of business.

    Key Courses:

    1. The Social and Ethical Environment of Business 

    2. Economics for Decision Making 

    3. Contemporary Management and Leadership 

    4. Business Strategy 

  •  Management

    This concentration prepares professionals for a career in management by providing a robust education focused on management practice, research, and ethics. It is designed to refine management competencies that enable students to provide the dynamic leadership needed for success. A degree from the MBA program with this concentration can lead to a career in a wide variety of private businesses, consulting firms, or the public sector.

    Key Courses:

    1. Global Management

    2. Organizational Behavior

    3. Organizational Leadership

    4. Negotiation

  •  Marketing

    This concentration prepares professionals for a career in marketing management, providing a robust education focused on marketing management, research, and ethics. It is designed to deepen academic and practical learning experiences that equip students with the knowledge to apply the marketing concepts and theories of marketing management.  A degree from the MBA program with this concentration can lead to a career in sales, brand management, communications, advertising, marketing research agencies and consultancy.

    Key Courses:

    1. Brand Management

    2. Global Marketing

    3. Consumer Behavior

    4. Electronic Commerce 

  •  Nursing Home Administration

    The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Nursing Home Administration has been approved by the Tennessee Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators to fulfill the educational requirements for an Administrator in Training (1020-01-04).  The program requires a four-hundred clock-hour internship that must be completed in the fall or spring of the candidate’s last semester. Topics of interest within the MBA – Nursing Home Administration include resident care and quality of life, the environment of healthcare facilities, human resource management, and management and leadership.

    Key Courses:

    1. Resident Care and Quality of Life 

    2. Human Resource Management

    3. Physical Environment and Atmosphere in Healthcare Facilities      

    4. Nursing Home Internship

  •   Operations Management

    This concentration prepares students for a career focused within the operational aspects of business.  The curriculum is designed to develop an in-depth knowledge of the processes pertaining to operations management with focus being given to designing and controlling various projects in order to create efficiency. Core topics within this curriculum will pertain to supply chain and logistics, project management, analysis for decision making, and lean operations. A degree from the MBA program with this concentration can lead to careers in operations management, business strategy, production planning, quality control, and more!

    Key Courses:

    1. Supply Chain Management & Logistics 

    2. Project Management 

    3. Quality Control & Lean Operations 

    4. Operations Research & Analysis for Decision Making 

  •   Sport Management

    This concentration provides the intellectual and managerial skills individuals need for career advancement and leadership in the sport industry. It is designed to develop and deepen a student’s diverse set of skills, including technical competence in analytical and quantitative techniques, critical thinking, communication abilities, and values. A degree from the MBA program with this concentration can lead to careers in high school or collegiate athletics, professional sports, corporate sport, international sports and recreational/leisure careers.

    Key Courses:

    1. Administration of Athletics    

    2. Sport Marketing         

    3. Sport Seminar

    4. Internship in Sport Management

  •  Dual Degree DO/DVM/JD

    The dual degree MBA  program is a 30 or 36 hour program intended for individuals who are in the process of earning either a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), and the Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) at Lincoln Memorial University. The objective of the program is to stress the student’s role as manager and leader, while providing a foundational knowledge in business to complement the corresponding professional degree.

    Key Courses:

    1. The Social and Ethical Environment of Business 

    2. Economics for Decision Making 

    3. Contemporary Management and Leadership 

    4. Business Strategy 


Online Program
: A 30 or 36 credit hour program that can be completed entirely online. This is a great option for those who are looking for an extremely flexible MBA. The professors are highly experienced, and offer valuable real-world business insight. The Online Program can be used to complete the General MBA (30 credit hours) or MBA with any of our numerous concentration options (36 credit hours). 

Dual Degree (DO/MBA, DVM/MBA, JD/MBA): A 30 or 36 credit hour program, this particular MBA is offered only to LMU students who are pursuing their DO, DVM, or JD degree. The program begins with an intensive eight week summer session followed by course work which is completed in an online manner. This program allows students to pursue the General MBA (30 credit hours) or an MBA with any of our seven concentration options (36 credit hours)

ACBSP Accreditation  acbsp

Aside from being fully accredited by SACS-COC, numerous LMU MBA program options are additionally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs. Click here for more information on LMU School of Business's ACBSP accreditation.