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Micro MBA Certificate

Accelerate your career in as few as 28 weeks with Trevecca’s master’s-level business certificate. The Micro MBA is a versatile program consisting of actual MBA courses, providing relevant, practical knowledge that you can put to use immediately in a variety of fields. Plus, all 12 credit hours are completely transferable to a full MBA degree at Trevecca.

Upcoming Start Dates:

Online:
Jan. 17, 2023

Program Benefits

  • Earn 12 credit hours, all of which are fully transferable to our full MBA program, at a discounted rate.
  • Complete your certificate program online in 28 weeks with no residency requirements.
  • Take only one class at a time with all materials delivered to you.
  • Complete the program with a supportive cohort of students who are working toward similar goals.
  • Enjoy the collaborative learning environments made possible by our small class sizes.
  • Learn from faculty who possess the highest degrees in their fields and have relevant and valuable real-world experience.

What to Expect

When you earn your Micro MBA, you’ll have the confidence and skills to make informed business decisions that impact and empower your workplace. Trevecca’s Micro MBA is a master’s-level business certificate program consisting of actual MBA courses. Our certificate program gives you relevant, practical knowledge you can put to use immediately. We’ve built this versatile certificate not only for business professionals, but for small business owners, those who are self-employed, educators, and others.

Why Choose Trevecca?

Founded in 1901 and a leader in online education for more than two decades, Trevecca has been recognized nationally and locally for providing our students with the highest level of academic quality and rigor. We offer a holistic education focused on the intellectual, social, emotional, physical, and spiritual health of all the students in our diverse student body. The Nashville Business Journal recognized Trevecca as the fastest-growing business school in Middle Tennessee, so our accelerated Micro MBA program doesn’t just equip you with knowledge, it provides a learning environment built on integrity and the right connections to propel you forward.

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Course Descriptions

Get details on all the courses you’ll complete as you work toward this degree at Trevecca.

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Financial Aid & Costs

Financial Aid & Costs

Nearly every student at Trevecca receives some form of assistance in paying for college. Learn all about the affordability of a TNU education and options for receiving aid.

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Here’s a look at the approximate tuition rates you could expect for this program at Trevecca, including the cost per credit hour and the total tuition expense for the full degree program. Please note that rates and fees are subject to change.

Here’s a look at the approximate tuition rates you could expect for this program at Trevecca, including the cost per credit hour and the total tuition expense for the full degree program. Please note that rates and fees are subject to change.

Cost/Credit Hour

$590

Hours

12

Tuition Cost*

$7,080

*$150 Student Resource Fee assessed per course. Books are not included.

The following are required for admission in the Micro MBA program at Trevecca.

  1. Possess a bachelor's degree from an institution accredited by a CHEA-recognized regional accrediting agency or the Association for Biblical Higher Education. Students who do not meet these degree requirements may be conditionally accepted in accordance with the Conditional Admission Policy.
  2. 2.75 cumulative GPA for all prior coursework
  3. Completion of a college-level math course with a grade of C or better. 
  4. Completion of a college-level English course with a grade of C or better.
  5. Provide a photocopy of government-issued identification (e.g., driver's license, state ID, military ID, passport). This requirement ensures that Trevecca complies with the U.S. Department of Education expectations for student verification. (This is only required for students enrolled in an online program.)

Getting Started

  1. Complete the online application (it's free!). No GRE or GMAT scores required.
    Need help applying? Read the step-by-step instructions here!
  2. Fill out FAFSA to be considered for financial aid.
  3. Request official transcripts from your undergraduate institution.
  4. Submit your immunization records (online students exempted). Tennessee state law requires all colleges and universities to obtain immunization information from students. Please reference these instructions to properly submit your records.

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Career Opportunities

Whatever your career path or field, the Micro MBA positions you for success. If you decide to apply your 12 credit hours from the certificate program toward a full MBA at Trevecca, you’ll be able to tailor your degree and excel in a variety of fields like these:

  • Crisis and emergency management
  • Data analytics
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Health care
  • Human resources
  • Management and leadership
  • Nonprofit leadership and management 
  • Project management

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Course Descriptions

Get details on all the courses you’ll complete as you work toward this degree at Trevecca.


Foundations for Graduate Business Studies
BUS 5900

This course will cover topics needed for success in a graduate business program including critical thinking, oral and written communication, research, and analysis skills. 

PREREQUISITE: The course must be passed with a C or better before any other MBA courses may be taken.

Introduction to Graduate Business Studies
BUS 6000

This course will introduce students to the key topics of business. Students will cover all the areas addressed in the Trevecca MBA program including: leadership, organizational behavior, statistics, economics, ethics, organizational culture, IT management, accounting, finance, and marketing. Additionally, this course will cover topics needed for success in a graduate business program including critical thinking, oral and written communication, research, and analysis skills. This course is six weeks in duration.

Organizational Behavior and Leadership
BUS 5013

Serves as the foundation for the program by providing a survey of key management theories and terminology. Both classical approaches and contemporary conceptualizations of management are studied. Special emphasis is placed on leadership, motivation, culture, team building, and organizational communication.

Accounting and Finance for Managers
BUS 6015
Students are introduced to basic concepts of financial and managerial accounting and business finance. The first half of the course focuses on accounting, while the second portion covers finance. Accrual accounting, the accounting equation and the financial statements required by generally accepted accounting principles comprise the financial accounting portion. Managerial accounting topics include manufacturing/product costs such as direct labor, direct material and overhead as well as fixed and variable costs. Business finance includes an introduction to financial statement ratio analysis, time value of money concepts and basic capital budgeting techniques.
Marketing Management
BUS 5093

Focuses on the importance of modern organizations being market driven and globally competitive. It examines the role of the marketing function and fundamentals, such as market segmentation, targeting, product life cycle, new product planning, distribution strategies, pricing, promotion, forecasting, market analysis, and competitor analysis. Students conduct marketing audits of actual organizations.

*For a complete list of courses, tracks and other relevant information, view the program's course catalog.

“Trevecca’s program was great because it was strategy-based, and it felt like it was made just for me.”

Marcus Broxie Trevecca MBA graduate

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