Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business

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The AACSB-accredited Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University is continuously preparing for the future where nothing is impossible, excellence is attainable, and dreams are reachable. Its pioneering, innovative, creative, inclusive, and intellectual education is laced with confidence, passion, and an entrepreneurial perspective. The SoB began in 1949 and has established a unique and advantageous atmosphere full of multifaceted collaboration with the experts of other academic programs on campus. Tepper Quad, home to the School of Business, is the largest building on campus, located in the heart of the campus, and gives access to every student from all parts of the university.


Tepper offers a Bachelors in Business Administration with optional concentration areas of study in Marketing, Finance, Entrepreneurship, Accounting, Leadership & Organizational Effectiveness, Business Analytics, International Business, Business Technology, Global Economics & Business, and Operations Management. The School of Business, together with the College of Science, offer a Bachelors in Computational Finance. Graduate students can enjoy a full-time Master of Business Administration degree with areas of concentration that include Business Technologies, Entrepreneurship, Operations Management, Strategy, Accounting, Economics, Marketing, Organizational Behavior, Communications, Finance, and Operations Research. Interdisciplinary degrees include a Masters in Business Analytics, Product Management, Integrated Innovation for Products & Services, and Computational Finance. Doctoral students can obtain a Ph.D. in Accounting, Financial Economics, Operations Research, Business Technologies, Marketing, Organizational Behavior & Theory, Economics, or Operations Management.

There are fellowships and scholarships available for undergraduate students. Graduate students can find financial help through the Tepper MBA Scholarship, Tepper Flex MBA Employer Matching Scholarship, or the Tepper School Consortium Fellowship. For an international educational experience, Carnegie has five exchange partnerships with universities in Hong Kong, Barcelona, France, Germany, and Milan.

Student Life

Many personal growth, experiential learning, and community growth opportunities happen through the many student organizations for business students including the Business Technology Club, African Business Collective, Consulting Club, Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Association, Asian Business Association, Business and Technology Club, Tepper Women in Business, Christian Business Association, Design and Business Club, Graduate Entrepreneurs Club, and the Graduate Finance Association. The University has a large community of recruiters and partnerships with corporate organizations, local businesses, and non-profits. This community offers an expansive network of professionals that can lead to internships, jobs, and exclusive learning opportunities for business students.

The Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship is located in the Tepper Quad and combines business with advanced technology. Talented design students and professionals all work together to create their business idea and work on turning it into a working business. Students, who desire to build upon their analytical and communication skills, and develop their leadership capacity through coaching, workshops, and more, can do so through the Accelerate Leadership Center.

Online Programs

Tepper offers an online Master of Business Administration degree that is completed through a combination of online classes, evening classes, and weekend sessions on campus. The part-time Flex MBA can be achieved with any blend of online, and in-person during the day, night, or weekends.

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