The Goodfriend School of Business

Bachelor's in Business - Bachelor's in Management - Master of Business Administration

The Goodfriend School of Business

...was founded in 2016 thanks to the generosity of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Goodfriend, friends of Tennessee Wesleyan. The Goodfriend School of Business prepares students for impactful careers through degrees in:

Business Administration
Management, through the Management Excellence degree completion program 
Master of Business Administration


Each program offers a wide range of emphases, listed below.


The Goodfriend School of Business offers flexible, affordable degree completion through the Management Excellence (ME) program.

The ME program offers four emphases for students completing their bachelor's in Management:
Healthcare Management
Human Resource Management
Industrial Management

The fully online, affordable MBA program at TWU includes four concentrations:

Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) is part of the Future Business Leaders of America organization and focuses on leadership development, community service, educational programs, membership benefits, academic competitions, awards, and recognition. PBL is a well-known national business organization that prepares students for future employment and is recognized by employers. Club activities include leadership development workshops, resume workshops, and guest speakers. Students can participate in competitions, conferences, and there are also club leadership opportunities. 

The Bulldog Investment Club (BIC) is a student-led research and investment club.  Investments recommended by the students use real money donated by alumni that have an interest in educating students about investing.  The BIC is open to all students regardless of class year or major.  The fund currently manages around $100,000.

The LITE House is a local initiative aimed at promoting entrepreneurship, both at TWU and for local businesses. The original LITE House (Leading Innovators to Excel) is adjacent to campus and includes co-working space, individual offices, and space for students and community members to collaborate. The LITE House 2.0 operates in Elliott Hall, the home of the Goodfriend School of Business.

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