Knoxville News Sentinel, August 19, 2011
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Business Administration announced Friday that it now offers a dual-degree master's program for students who both an MBA and a master's degree in business analytics.
"UT was the first business school in the country to offer a master's degree in business analytics and is now the first school to offer this dual-degree program," Amy Cathey, executive director of UT Knoxville's full-time MBA program, said in a prepared statement.
The new dual-degree program is intended to produce students "who can successfully bridge the sizable gap that exists between the practical aspects of business and the analytical capabilities enabled by information systems," the university said.
More information on the new dual-degree program is available online at soms.utk.edu/prospective/Dual_MBA_BA.html.