The ACBSP-accredited College of Business at Lipscomb University believes that you have to have a robust and reputable business degree, diverse set of skills, a relevant global perspective, and a credible professional network to succeed in today’s competitive marketplace fully. That is why the business programs are stacked with global influences like study abroad, connections with Nashville’s professional business community, developmental programs, mentorship, and a rigorous curriculum focused on business, technology, and economics. The CoB’s foundational Christian beliefs and supportive environment guide students in reaching their potential and vocational calling to lead and serve others.
Business faculty fully invest in helping students develop holistically through faith-based degree programs. Undergraduate students acquire a Bachelors in Business Administration in Finance, Accounting, Management, or Marketing. They can take it a step further and specialize in an area by minoring in Economics, Business as Mission, Entrepreneurship, General Finance, General Business, Marketing, Accounting, or Management.
Graduate courses lead to Masters degrees in Accountancy with concentrations in Assurance & Analytics and Tax, Business Administration, Health Administration, and Management in Health Care. The Fast-Track MBA is for young professionals and the Professional MBA for working adults, which offers concentrations in Leadership, Accounting & Finance, Management, and Health Care Management.
Those interested in entering the Master of Accountancy program but have not earned the prerequisites, or desire to change careers can join the fast-paced Accounting Boot Camp. Students meet weekly for a couple of evenings and Saturdays and obtain the necessary credits.
Take a life-changing step onto foreign soil and grow in ways you can’t imagine through study abroad programs. Business students can join a summer Apprentice Trip to places like Jamaica, Germany, and London. Or spend a semester in Florence, Costa Rica, or Vienna with Lipscomb professors.
During their college career, students find many ways to engage with others, participate in co-curricular activities, and experience learning beyond the classroom. There are a variety of student organizations and on-campus structured activities and resources. An enormous amount of unique opportunities exist to experience the big city of Nashville and the connections the University and the business faculty have with its industry leaders. Students find mentorships and internships that can lead to future employment. The Aspire Fellows program selects seniors to experience a paid internship, professional development, and a one-month international trip to several countries and their local businesses.
The Center for Business as Mission is where business and faith collide. It gives students opportunities to serve locally and globally while applying the knowledge and skills learned in class. There is a Business as Mission Fellows program and mission trips to places all over the world to places like Guatemala, Scotland, Mexico, Malawi, Moldova, Peru, and the Philippines, to share their Christian faith and help serve those in need.
Lipscomb provides a variety of online learning opportunities. Business-related degrees include a Bachelors in Business Leadership and a Bachelors in Supply Chain & Operations Management, which both can be completed entirely online.