Austin Peay's Business programs will push you beyond the textbook and prepare you to compete in a global economy.
Our students are applying their coursework knowledge to hands-on experiences, preparing them for real-world business scenarios. When they’re not making history with the first banking program in the state, they’re managing a real $500,000 investment portfolio and building marketing campaigns for local nonprofits.
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We offer a range of programs for students to explore their passions while providing critical resources such as service-learning courses, internships, scholarships and access to a team of professional advisors and a career readiness coach. From day one, we’re committed to helping you grow #FromHereToHired.
The Master of Science in Management program is offered completely online. It is designed for students with a bachelor’s degree in any field and offers fast-track terms that last just 8-weeks. Convenient online courses enable students to balance graduate studies with work and personal commitments, with an option to graduate in 12 to 24 months. The program also offers a unique concentration and certificate in Responsible Human Resources Management.
Why choose business?
- Continuously in-demand field. Organizations require business professionals to manage operations, providing students with a fulfilling and secure career path.
- Versatile career possibilities. Our programs prepare students for careers in all major sectors of the market, providing flexible opportunities based on individual interests.
- Marketable skillset. Students develop valuable communication, critical thinking and analytical skills that are applicable to all aspects of life.
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The Spencer Patton Foundation, in partnership with the College of Business at Austin Peay State University, has released the names of the student finalists who will compete in the Patton Entrepreneurship Grant Competition at 6 p.m. Oct. 16 in the Mabry Concert Hall.Read More
Nat Harden, senior vice president of sales, service, and business strategy for the Nashville Predators Hockey Club, will lead a special topics course for the College of Business, offering a behind-the-scenes look at the world of professional sports management.Read More
Zac Gillman ('15), an alumnus of the College of Business at Austin Peay State University (APSU), made the list of rising leaders inducted into the inaugural Leaders USA class by the Obama Foundation this summer. The business management graduate was one of 100 professionals selected from diverse backgrounds and organizations to join the highly competitive program to strengthen leaders' development across the country.Read More