Management and Marketing
The Department of Management and Marketing at East Tennessee State University offers programs that provide students with managerial and leadership skills to prepare them for jobs in industry, government, and not-for-profit. Our students learn how to help businesses and communities cope with the challenges and complexities of today’s ever-changing world.
The College of Business and Technology's Department of Management and Marketing offers
both undergraduate and graduate level degrees, as well as a number of concentrations
that allow students to specialize in their field of study.
Meet the ETSU Analytics Team:
Majors: Mathematics, Chemistry, and M.A.T.
Majors: Communications, Marketing, and working on her M.B.A.
Majors: Computing with a concentration in Information Technology
While they come from diverse programs of study, they each play a vital role on the team. Because of each member's unique skills, the ETSU Analytics Team won 2nd place in the Champion® Analytics Case Competition this year. They competed against 11 other universities from across the United States.
The College of Business and Technology’s Department of Management and Marketing is dedicated to equipping students with the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to enhance their career opportunities. We prepare our students for life after graduation by providing them with:
AACSB-Accredited Degree Programs
Both the Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A) in Management and the B.B.A in Marketing in the College of Business and Technology are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Less than 5 percent of accounting and business programs worldwide have received this prestigious accreditation.
College Specific Career Services Department
The College of Business and Technology is the only college on campus to have its own Career Services department geared toward your specific major and career goals. Because we have our own career services, Management and Marketing students are given all the necessary resources and networking opportunities to excel post-graduation.
There are 10 professional student organizations that business students can join. These organizations are designed to connect members with other students in the same field of study, give them real-world experience in their desired career path, as well provide them with networking opportunities. Click here to view a complete list of student organizations.
The Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A) in Management guides students in the study of human resource management, human behavior in organizations, organizational theory, strategic management, entrepreneurship, operations management, and business law. Students will choose one of five concentrations:
Human Resource Management
International Business - NEW!
Logistics/Supply Chain Management
The Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A) in Marketing focuses on creating and managing customers. It deals with the strategies and business processes involved in researching markets, deciding which markets to pursue, identifying what unique value to provide, and assembling the products, services, people, and partner firms needed to build, communicate and deliver that value. Programs are designed to equip students with conceptual foundations and practical skills necessary for entry-level positions in both private and public-sector organizations. Marketing majors focus their studies in one of four concentrations:
Fashion Marketing and Merchandising
Integrated Marketing Communications
Marketing Analytics - NEW!
The Department of Management and Marketing offer minors in Digital Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Fashion Marketing and Merchandising, Management, and Marketing.
Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
The College of Business and Technology offers three ways to obtain your Masters in Business Administration (MBA): a traditional on-campus program, an exclusively online program, and a 12-month accelerated professional program. Students may choose the format that best suits their educational preferences and meets their personal situation.
A Masters in Business Administration is a general degree program that studies the strategic, organizational, financial, and operational management of organizations from a local, regional and global perspective. The MBA and Accelerated MBA programs provide practical hands-on education that will enhance career options and opportunities. The MBA degree is suited for students or professionals across many career fields and is the key to success in both large and small organizations.
Masters of Science in Digital Marketing (MSDM)
The 100% online Masters of Science in Digital Marketing (MSDM) degree encompasses a cutting-edge, innovative curriculum in an online learning environment. Offered through the College of Business and Technology, the business-based curriculum offers practical value to students and their employers unmatched by other digital communications programs currently available. Graduates are prepared for the growing landscape of digital marketing and know-how to leverage knowledge of research, strategy, and analytics in support of key business objectives.
- Fast Facts
- In February 2020, the ETSU Analytics Team received 2nd place in the Champion® Analytics
Case Competition. They competed against 11 other universities from across the United
- In 2020, the Department of Management and Marketing launched the STRIVE Entrepreneurship Program. The STRIVE Program is a FREE entrepreneurship training course for Veterans within
- In 2019, for the 4th time in a decade, the Collegiate Merchandising Association's fashion show was named "Overall Program of the Year" by the ETSU Student
Organization Resource Center.
- iBucs, a "Shark Tank" style entrepreneurship competition, is hosted each year by the College of Business and Technology. Students compete for cash prizes and the competition is open to students across the University encouraging a cross-disciplinary learning approach.
- In February 2020, the ETSU Analytics Team received 2nd place in the Champion® Analytics Case Competition. They competed against 11 other universities from across the United States.