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Application Process

All PEMBA candidates to the Haslam College of Business must first apply through UT’s Graduate School. Candidates should review the graduate school’s admission procedures before applying.

Your C.V, essays, transcripts and a $60 non-refundable application fee are also necessary to complete the application. Please view the easy-to-follow application steps flowchart for details.


Applicants are considered on a rolling admissions basis, and candidates should receive a decision within two weeks of submitting their complete application. Domestic applicants are encouraged to apply by October 30, and international applicants are encouraged to apply by September 30 of each year to allow time to process enrollment materials.

Earlier applications are encouraged. Applicants with completed materials by June 30 (early review date) and September 30 (secondary review date) will receive priority, expedited consideration.

Online Application – Quick Links

Program Selection:

1.       Please choose DEGREE/CERTIFICATE under Admission Type.
2.       Type in the word “PHYSICIAN” under Search for a Program Name.  Then select PHYSICIAN EXECUTIVE MBA when the program appears in the search results.
3.       Alternatively, scroll down the page to “Haslam College of Business”.  Then choose PHYSICIAN EXECUTIVE MBA.
4.       Choose next spring semester under Select Term.

If you have questions or need help with your PEMBA application, don’t hesitate to contact our staff at  tjbrown@utk.edu or (865) 974-1772