Vanderbilt MBA Overview

The MBA that is focused on you. Your goals. Your aspirations. Your future.

The Vanderbilt MBA is a full-time program designed for early career professionals who wish to catapult their current careers or switch career paths entirely. As with most other top MBA programs, the Vanderbilt MBA features a core foundation of general management courses and offers several choices of specializations and concentrations. This is where the similarity ends.

We seek out a different type of student.

We are looking for students who are curious, self-aware, adaptable and driven. We want those who thrive in a team environment and know that strong relationships are a critical component of business success. We welcome leaders who are willing to step outside of their comfort zones, dig deeper and work harder to develop the analytical and effective teamwork skills that will lead to lifelong career success.

We provide a different type of education.

Vanderbilt provides a close-knit, collaborative community and the encouragement and empowerment to pursue your dreams. We consider our school a leadership laboratory in which one can learn, experiment, practice, adapt and transform.

Why choose the Vanderbilt MBA degree?

  • An accelerated “mod” system, ensuring that Vanderbilt student get course work in their primary concentration before interviewing for summer internships
  • Highly regarded, accessible faculty who serve as great mentors, advisors and friends
  • Career coaches who help prepare and support our students as they identify and pursue the positions and companies that are right for them
  • An incomparable leadership development program accessing the same diagnostic tools and executive coaching used by the Fortune 500
  • Nashville—A gem of a city that is a lively, safe and affordable place to live and study for two years