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Adult Admission

Interested in going back to school but aren’t sure what your next steps are? At TWU, we’ve got you covered! Applying to our Management Excellence and Professional Leadership in Criminal Justice programs is easy and free. Take the first step toward finishing your degree, and apply for admission today! Go ahead, you’ve got this!

Management Excellence

With an accelerated course format, our Management Excellence program helps working adults come back to school and finish their degree. If you have some college credit, the Management Excellence program can help you finish your degree in approximately 16 months! The Management Excellence program features business core classes plus five available add-on emphases.

Management Excellence: New Student Orientation

2018 Spring Orientation Dates

Athens M.E. Orientation (Main campus) - Wednesday, January 3rd
Knoxville M.E. Orientation (Knoxville site) - Thursday, January 4th

Admission requirements: Management Excellence

To be admitted into the Management Excellence program, complete the adult studies application for admission.

Applicants must:

  • Be at least 23 years of age
  • Have at least 3 years of work experience
  • Have completed at least 60 semester hours with a minimum 2.0 GPA or an associate degree at a post-secondary institution
  • Submit a tuition deposit

If you don’t meet the above requirements, please email Mark Bucco or call him at (423) 252-1114 for more information. Because the program is individualized to meet the needs of adult learners, we can create a plan specifically for you to make sure you’ve got this.

Upon admission, an admissions counselor will assist with the next steps, including registration and orientation. Tuition for the Management Excellence program is only $1000 per course for both core and emphasis courses.


Professional Leadership in Criminal Justice

Ready to earn your bachelor's degree in criminal justice? You've got this with Tennessee Wesleyan's new Professional Leadership in Criminal Justice program! Designed specifically for working adults like you, this program lets you earn your degree by attending class just one night a week. The best part? Depending on earned college credits, you could earn your degree in just 18 months!

Admissions requirements: professional leadership in criminal justice

Ready to apply? You've got this. Applicants must meet two of the following criteria:

  • Be at least 23 years old
  • Have been out of high school for at least one year
    Work full-time
  • Have a dependent other than a spouse
  • Have prior college experience
  • Be financially independent

To apply for admission, submit the Tennessee Wesleyan adult studies application for admission, as well as high school and college transcripts. You may have work experience that applies towards your academic credit. Through an exam process, you may challenge up to four courses, or 12 credit hours. Courses that may be challenged include Introduction to Criminal Justice, Speech in Criminal Justice, Corrections and Crime Scene Forensics.