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Program overview

The Aerospace & Defense MBA, offered through the Haslam College of Business, prepares you to bring value to your organization as a strategic leader in a sector that is unlike any other. Gain a new depth of perspective on the aerospace and defense industry in less than one calendar year. While studying core business principles, you will learn to lead your teams forward and transform your career trajectory. Working alongside classmates with meaningful aerospace and defense expertise, our graduate degree will magnify your ability to improve processes, drive efficiency and think critically to overcome industry challenges.

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Degree Granted: MBA

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Degree Format: Full-Time, Low-Residency Program

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Time Commitment: One Year

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GRE/GMAT Required: Yes

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Credit Hours: 45

Who should attend?

Our Aerospace and Defense MBA (ADMBA) participants thrive in the Haslam learning environment because of the industry experience students bring to the program. A shared understanding of the challenges unique to the aerospace and defense sector means that students can collaborate and share valuable best practices.

On average, the ADMBA program ranges in size from 30-35 students to maintain an intimate learning environment. Students range in age from late 20’s to late 50’s, and come from organizations including Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Raytheon Technologies, Elbit America,BAE Systems, Collins Aerospace, Delta, Garmin, Northrop Grumman, NASA, the U.S. Army, U.S. Airforce and more.


Of our Aerospace & Defense MBA graduates are promoted within 2 years of graduation.

Realize your impact

The ADMBA is taught in the context of the aerospace and defense industry and informed by faculty experts and advisors who have decades of leadership experience in the space. We built our hands-on curriculum with an industry relevant focus on major business areas, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, organizational strategy, supply chain management and operations through the lens of the aerospace and defense field.


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Best Public Graduate Business School


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Are you ready to commit to becoming a more strategic leader with the Haslam College of Business? Request more information or contact an enrollment advisor to learn more about the Executive MBA - Strategic Leadership or other Graduate Programs for Working Professionals, including the Professional MBA.


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