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Middle Tennessee State University – Jennings A. Jones College of Business - Flex MBA

Middle Tennessee State University Flex MBA Program Structure

The Middle Tennessee State University Flex MBA program prepares students to think critically and communicate effectively in the business environment. Students may complete the program in an entirely online format, on campus, or through a combination of both options.
Courses are completed over seven-week terms. The program is structured into three tiers, and all courses from the tier must be completed before moving on to the next. Through group projects, experiential learning activities, video lectures, and more, students gain analysis, evaluation, presentation, and interpersonal skills.


Curriculum at the Middle Tennessee State University Flex MBA Program

Flex M.B.A. core courses cover essential business topics in accounting, business analytics, managerial finance, marketing, organizational leadership, and more. The program culminates with a strategic business consulting capstone course, where students work in groups to apply their learnings and solve business problems at real companies.   

Students may select an optional concentration in Health Care Management or Music Business for an additional 12 credit hours (four classes). Flex M.B.A. program requirements include 36 credit hours for the general program and 48 credit hours for students pursuing a concentration. The average time for completion is 2 years without a concentration to 2.5 years with a concentration. 


Class Profile

Average GPA: 3.45

% Female:  52%

% Male:  48%

Age Range: 23-55 years old


Career Statistics

Fall 2020 Master of Business Administration graduates reported an average salary of nearly $73,400 and almost 74% were employed at graduation. Employers include:

  • Amazon
  • Asurion
  • Cigna
  • National Health Investors, Inc.
  • Nissan
  • PepsiCo
  • Schneider Electric
  • State of Tennessee
  • US Department of Justice – Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid 

Tuition costs vary for Middle Tennessee State University Flex MBA students, depending on location and the number of credit hours taken per semester.

For students taking 10 credits or less per semester, current costs per credit hour are as follows:

Estimated Rate for Tuition and Fees

(Per Credit Hour)

In-State $666

(for non-Tennessee residents taking only online courses)


(for non-Tennessee residents taking some courses on campus)


(for non-Tennessee residents taking a mix of online and hybrid/on ground courses)


Students taking 11 or more credit hours per semester for the fall and spring semesters will pay a reduced per-hour cost.

Students may be considered for assistance through federal student loans by submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or pursuing other avenues. Review this list of resources for more information.


To be considered for admission, applicants are required to hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university or college with a minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale. They must also submit: 

  • Completed online application
  • $50 application fee
  • Official transcripts certifying coursework from all colleges or universities attended
  • Official GMAT/GRE scores*

Applicants must earn a minimum Index Score of 1000, which is calculated according to the following formula: GPA x 200 + GMAT (or GRE equivalent) = 1000 or greater.

International applicants must also:

  • Provide proof of English proficiency by submitting TOEFL, IELTS, UMELI, or ELS scores.
  • Submit transcripts that have been evaluated by a member organization of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) for all schools attended outside of the U.S.

*Applicants who meet certain criteria, including GPA scores and years of work experience, may be eligible for a GMAT/GRE waiver. Contact an enrollment representative for more details.

Application deadlines are as follows:

There are three opportunities to begin the Flex M.B.A. program each year: spring (January), summer (May), and fall (August). For specific start dates and application deadlines for upcoming terms, contact an enrollment representative at or 888-891-6780. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

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