Customer-Driven MBA

University of Memphis

M.B.A. On Campus
17 months
704 USD/credit
704 USD/credit
512 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Customer-Driven MBA program from the University of Memphis is the nation’s only full-time Corporate Sponsored MBA program that is uniquely designed to emphasize specific industry needs. 


We offer a master degree in Customer-Driven MBA at the University of Memphis. By partnering with Memphis-based corporations, the Fogelman College of Business & Economics can offer students the opportunity to obtain an industry-centered graduate education with assistantships and possible full-time employment upon successful completion of the degree.

To be considered:

  • 2 1/2 years of professional experience in a digital marketing or IT field
  • We highly recommend candidates have at least a 315 GRE, 600 GMAT or equivalent score.
  • Legally eligible to work in the United States
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher at an accredited institution

Programme Structure

  • AACSB Accredited Program – Standard achieved by only 5% business schools world-wide
  • A 36 credit – hour, 17 month Fall to Fall program
  • Direct work experience with sponsoring company during the program paying a stipend of $27,000 over the 17-month period
  • Possible employment with the sponsoring corporation immediately after graduation for a competitive salary in a highly-desired position for a minimum of 2 years post-graduation
  • 2 different tracks to choose from: Digital Marketing and Information Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 17 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Each applicant must complete and submit an application for graduate admission electronically. Application fees for initial admission are $35 for domestic students and $60 for international students.
  • Current Professional Resume
  • Statement of Interest (500 word essay describing career aspirations, educational goals and why you should be chosen for the CD-MBA program)
  • At least two letters of recommendation (academic or professional contacts)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    704 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 704 USD per credit and a duration of 17 months.
  • National

    704 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 704 USD per credit and a duration of 17 months.
  • In-State

    512 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 512 USD per credit and a duration of 17 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Customer-Driven MBA
University of Memphis


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