Updates and Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Haslam’s Executive MBA - Healthcare Leadership Program Admissions Updates

Moving Forward Together. Apply Now for 2021 Cohort. 

These are uncertain times which can make the return to school more complicated. We remain committed to being your partner in the real work of transforming healthcare.  We have weathered this year's storm and will be graduating our 2020 class on campus, as planned in December. We have successfully delivered our online learning and hosted safe, comprehensive in-person residencies. We are accepting applications to the Executive MBA for Healthcare Leadership program, which begins in January 2021. 


You can rely on the admissions team at the Haslam College of Business and the University of Tennessee Graduate School for appropriate guidance and resources. Please contact any team member listed on the information sidebar with your questions. We will deliver the experience you expect and deserve as a student in 2021.  


Connect with the Executive MBA for Healthcare Leadership Program 

The best way to experience the Executive MBA for Healthcare Leadership Program is through one of our online connect events. No matter where you are in your process, we offer a variety of steps you can take to find out how the Executive MBA for Healthcare Leadership can enhance your career. 


Choose an option that works for you: 

I would like to learn more about how the Executive MBA for Healthcare Leadership can turbocharge my career



I am excited about program and would like to experience the Executive MBA for Healthcare Leadership firsthand.

Join us for a virtual discussion


I am convinced that the UT Executive MBA for Healthcare Leadership is the ideal choice for me, what do I do next? 

Start my application

Finish my application


Kitty Cornett 

Jim Rosenberg 
Program Director 

The University of Tennessee Graduate School 
Schedule a call 
Graduate & Executive Education 

Haslam College of Business 
The University of Tennessee 
504 Haslam Business Building 
1000 Volunteer Boulevard 
Knoxville, TN 37996-4160 
Phone: +1 (865) 974-5001 
E-mail: embahcl@utk.edu 


Events and Campus Visits

Live events: All on-campus events and classes have been moved online until further notice. However, there is the opportunity to attend a virtual class visit, engage in live discussions with the director, recruiter and faculty, and speak to a student reference.  Please contact Kitty Cornett at 865-974-1705 or kpcornett@utk.edu for more information.

The COVID-19 Information & Support web page provides university-level updates on responses to the coronavirus. We will provide updates to prospective applicants and students as our office receives them.


Frequently Asked Questions 
How do I apply? 
We encourage you to submit an application to the EMBA for Healthcare Leadership program on the Executive MBA - Healthcare Leadership application page.  

Do I have to take the GMAT/GRE? 
The majority of our students applying to the EMBA for Healthcare Leadership program qualify for a GMAT/GRE testing waiver, based on their professional work experience. To see if you qualify for a waiver, please contact Kitty Pat Cornett at 865-974-1705 or kpcornett@utk.edu.  

Do I have to visit campus during the interview process? 
Prospective students are encouraged, but not required, to have an in-person interview.  Many of our students live a great distance from Tennessee.  We are happy to schedule an in-person visit and interview but in lieu of that, students will conduct a telephone interview with the program director.