Updates and Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Haslam’s Aerospace & Defense MBA - Admissions Updates


The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is committed to both the health and well-being of faculty, staff and students. We continue to accept applications to the Aerospace & Defense MBA program, which begins in January 2021 and continue to render admission decisions. 

Even while working remotely for the time being due to COVID-19, you can continue to 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 us with any questions you might have:


Christine Dano Johnson, Program Manager:

cjohn156@utk.edu; 865-974-1917


Dr Ben Skipper, Executive Director:

bskipper@utk.edu; 865-974-1921


The University of Tennessee Graduate School:

gradschool@utk.edu; 865-974-2475


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 Christine Dano Johnson at 865-974-1917or cjohn156@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

We encourage you to submit an application to the Aerospace & Defense MBA on the application page. 

Often, prospective students applying to the Aerospace & Defense MBA program qualify for a GMAT/GRE testing waiver, depending on their professional work experience. To see if you qualify for a waiver, please contact Christine Dano Johnson at 865-974-1917or cjohn156@utk.edu

Prospective students are not required to travel for an in-person admission interview. However, we highly encourage campus visits or virtual visits. To schedule a visit, please contact Christine Dano Johnson at 865-974-1917 or cjohn156@utk.edu.