MARTIN (June 18) – Three academic programs at the University of Tennessee at Martin have earned state, regional or national rankings. The Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies, the concentration in environmental management and the Online Master of Business Administration degree earned recognition from established ranking services.
- The Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies is ranked second in the nation among similar programs by bestvalueschools.org. The four-year, self-designed general studies degree previously earned Best Value Schools’ top ranking and maintains its top-five position based on tuition cost and university enrollment. The BIS degree is offered through the UT Martin College of Education, Health, and Behavioral Sciences and can be earned through traditional in-person coursework or online. Learn more about the degree at www.utm.edu/departments/bis or the ranking at www.bestvalueschools.org.
- The university’s concentration in environmental management is ranked ninth in the nation by www.study.com. The UT Martin Department of Agriculture, Geosciences, and Natural Resources offers a bachelor’s degree in natural resources management with the environmental management concentration. Ranking criteria included academic and career resources, as well as the quality of education and faculty. In addition to completing a science-based curriculum, students are encouraged to pursue relevant work experience through supervised field study with an approved agency or firm. Learn more about the degree at www.utm.edu/departments/agnr.
- UT Martin’s Online MBA is ranked second in Tennessee and 18th in the South by www.onlinembareport.com. According to the website, more than 400 U.S.-based online MBA programs were evaluated through school surveys, publicly available information on each school’s website and other reputable publications. Ranking criteria included academic reputation of a school’s online and campus-based MBA program, value related to tuition and student indebtedness, relative MBA program enrollment numbers, admissions selectivity, and program quality and rigor. Business programs in the UT Martin College of Business and Global Affairs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Information about the Online MBA is found at www.utm.edu/departments/mba/online_mba.php.
Information about all UT Martin academic programs is found at www.utm.edu.