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University of Phoenix-Chattanooga Campus

University of Phoenix-Chattanooga Campus is college with 570 students located in Chattanooga, TN.

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Offers Baccalaureate Degrees, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Open Admissions

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Overview

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At the University of Phoenix Chattanooga Campus in Tennessee, you can earn a bachelor's or master's degree conveniently and efficiently. This University of Phoenix location in Tennessee offers a wide variety of degree programs in areas such as business and management, technology, criminal justice, and others. Online associate's degree programs through University of Phoenix are also available. Not all degree programs are offered at every level, so you'll need to speak with a representative to ensure your desired program is offered at the education level you seek.

University of Phoenix business degree programs are ideal for busy working adults, who enjoy the flexibility of enrolling at any time and attending classes at times and places that fit their schedules. In fact, students at the Chattanooga Campus attend classes once per week, usually at night. They also meet weekly with their learning teams. This schedule enables students to earn their degrees while earning a living and keeping their family commitments. At University of Phoenix, students earning their MBA degree can focus their learning in their chosen area of interest. For example, the Chattanooga Campus allows students to concentrate on areas such as global management, accounting, health care management, human resources management and technology management. Regardless of the area of emphasis, students learn in challenging courses that provide current knowledge and help develop critical-thinking, teamwork and problem-solving skills.

In fact, University of Phoenix degree programs are designed by academic professionals, often in collaboration with industry professionals, to ensure quality, relevance and rigor. Additionally, courses are taught by faculty members with advanced degrees and substantial experience in the fields they teach. As a student at the Chattanooga Campus, this means you receive a real-world education.

University of Phoenix Chattanooga Campus is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.

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Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Business Administration and Management (43%), Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management (39%), Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration (7%), Accounting and Business/Management (3%), Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration (3%), Marketing/Marketing Management (1%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

An integrated or combined program in accounting and business administration/management that prepares individuals to function as accountants and business managers.

Job Opportunities:

Financial Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate accounting, investing, banking, insurance, securities, and other financial activities of a branch, office, or department of an establishment.
Accountants and Auditors
Examine, analyze, and interpret accounting records to prepare financial statements, give advice, or audit and evaluate statements prepared by others. Install or advise on systems of recording costs or other financial and budgetary data.
Financial Analysts
Conduct quantitative analyses of information affecting investment programs of public or private institutions.

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

Job Opportunities:

Chief Executives
Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.
General and Operations Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.
Sales Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Administrative Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.
Industrial Production Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.
Construction Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.
Social and Community Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Cost Estimators
Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.
Management Analysts
Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A program that generally prepares individuals to manage the development of human capital in organizations, and to provide related services to individuals and groups. Includes instruction in personnel and organization policy, human resource dynamics and flows, labor relations, sex roles, civil rights, human resources law and regulations, motivation and compensation systems, work systems, career management, employee testing and assessment, recruitment and selection, managing employee and job training programs, and the management of human resources programs and operations.

Job Opportunities:

Compensation and Benefits Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate compensation and benefits activities of an organization.
Human Resources Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate human resources activities and staff of an organization.
Training and Development Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the training and development activities and staff of an organization.
Human Resources Specialists
Perform activities in the human resource area. Includes employment specialists who screen, recruit, interview, and place workers.
Labor Relations Specialists
Resolve disputes between workers and managers, negotiate collective bargaining agreements, or coordinate grievance procedures to handle employee complaints.
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
Conduct programs of compensation and benefits and job analysis for employer. May specialize in specific areas, such as position classification and pension programs.
Training and Development Specialists
Design and conduct training and development programs to improve individual and organizational performance. May analyze training needs.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A program that generally prepares individuals to undertake and manage the process of developing consumer audiences and moving products from producers to consumers. Includes instruction in buyer behavior and dynamics, principle of marketing research, demand analysis, cost-volume and profit relationships, pricing theory, marketing campaign and strategic planning, market segments, advertising methods, sales operations and management, consumer relations, retailing, and applications to specific products and markets.

Job Opportunities:

Advertising and Promotions Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate advertising policies and programs or produce collateral materials, such as posters, contests, coupons, or give-aways, to create extra interest in the purchase of a product or service for a department, an entire organization, or on an account basis.
Marketing Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate marketing policies and programs, such as determining the demand for products and services offered by a firm and its competitors, and identify potential customers. Develop pricing strategies with the goal of maximizing the firm's profits or share of the market while ensuring the firm's customers are satisfied. Oversee product development or monitor trends that indicate the need for new products and services.
Sales Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
Research market conditions in local, regional, or national areas, or gather information to determine potential sales of a product or service, or create a marketing campaign. May gather information on competitors, prices, sales, and methods of marketing and distribution.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals to apply managerial principles to the administration of hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and other health care facilities. Includes instruction in facilities planning, building and operations management, business management, financial management and insurance, fund-raising and marketing, public relations, human resources management and labor relations, health care facilities operations, principles of health care delivery, and applicable law and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

Medical and Health Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate medical and health services in hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations, public health agencies, or similar organizations.

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals to apply theories and practices of organization management and criminal justice to the administration of public law enforcement agencies and operations. Includes instruction in law enforcement history and theory, operational command leadership, administration of public police organizations, labor relations, incident response strategies, legal and regulatory responsibilities, budgeting, public relations, and organizational leadership.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in criminal justice, corrections, and law enforcement administration. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of police force.

Administration & Faculty

President William Pepicello, PhD
Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Full-time Faculty 3
Student : Faculty Ratio 26 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 66 : 33
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 30/100
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Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $18,784 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $18,794
$30K-$48K $18,686
$48K-$75K $20,711

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $10,080, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $10,646 Same as On-Campus
Fees $760 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $6,230
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $11,406 $17,636

Students Receiving Aid

87% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 85% $8,244
Federal Scholarships/Grants 83% $5,199
Institutional Grants 23% $547
Other Federal Grants 8% $500
Pell Grants 83% $5,154
Student Loans 85% $8,244

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://faw.phoenix.edu.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.phoenix.edu/tuition_and_financial_options/tuition_and_fees.html.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

33% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Salaries

The typical (median) early career salary of University of Phoenix-Chattanooga Campus graduates is $44,000, according to Payscale.

Rankings

PayScale

#1007 Starting Median Salary Rankings

WalletHub

#168 The Best and Worst College Cities and Towns in America

Washington Monthly

#59 Baccalaureate Colleges - Research Expenditures Rank
#98 Baccalaureate Colleges - Service Staff, Courses, and Financial Aid Rank
#100 Baccalaureate Colleges - Community Service Participation Rank
#138 Baccalaureate Colleges - ROTC Rank
#158 Baccalaureate Colleges - Peace Corps Rank
#205 Baccalaureate Colleges - Bachelor's to PhD rank
#256 Baccalaureate Colleges - Overall Rank
#292 Baccalaureate Colleges - Federal Work-Study Funds Spent on Service Rank
#318 Baccalaureate Colleges - Graduation Rate Rank
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