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The Heath Integrated Business and Engineering Program is a cohort program that brings together an elite groups of students from Tickle and Haslam colleges to work together and share key learning, networking, and mentoring experiences. Students will develop a deeper understanding of both disciplines and how they work together in real enterprises to create value.

Applications are accepted from first-year students in their second semester, starting in January. Students are notified of admission prior to the end of the freshmen spring semester and formally begin the program in fall of the sophomore year.

Applications for the Class of 2021 are closed.


Application Process Timeline

Applications submitted for the program are now under review. Applications will be reviewed over the next couple weeks and finalists will be contacted to interview in early March. Interviews will take place during the month of March. Students that are selected to participate in the program will be notified in mid to late April.


Information Sessions

No information sessions are currently scheduled.


Admission Criteria

Admission into the program provides scholarship awards contingent on continued participation in the program and academic performance, including but not limited to maintenance of a minimum 3.25 GPA. If for any reason students decide to withdraw from the program or are dismissed from the program, their IBEP scholarship awards may be rescinded.

The admissions committee from both Haslam College of Business and Tickle College of Engineering reviews the following material and selects finalists to interview:

  • Essay questions
  • Student resume

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