University of Tennessee

Haslam Fall Graduate Enrollment Strong

September 17, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted many normal activities, including college enrollments. Amid the tumult, graduate and executive degree program enrollments in the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, remain strong. The college welcomed 323 new students and working professionals into its fall offerings.

Haslam’s graduate and executive programs are widely recognized for assignments that mirror the real world and provide the opportunity for immediate impact in the workplace. This fall’s enrollment represents an almost 7 percent uptick from the fall 2019 semester. The increase is driven by strong growth in Haslam’s MS in Supply Chain Management Online enrollment (56 students in 2020 compared to 39 in 2019). Additionally, Haslam’s 323 new students make up more than a quarter of the total number of new graduate students (1,188) across the university, more than any other single college.

Haslam’s programs enrolling new students for fall include the Haslam MBA (full-time), Professional MBA, Master of Accountancy, MS in Business Analytics, MS in Management and Human Resources, MS in Statistics, MS in Supply Chain Management Tri-Continent and MS Supply Chain Management Online.

“We are delighted to welcome this large group of new master’s students to Haslam,” Bruce Behn, Haslam’s associate dean for graduate and executive education, says. “This shows that graduate students with the will to persevere will set out to make the most of their possibilities, whatever the conditions may be. No matter what the circumstances, the Haslam College of Business will be here to provide a nurturing learning environment with all of the resources needed to support their endeavors.”

Please visit Haslam’s graduate and executive education programs website to learn more about programmatic offerings.


Scott McNutt, business writer/publicist,