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Business Administration Management
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Our Business Administration Management program provides students with business training in general administrative skills as well as a diversified background in business management principles. The broad knowledge gained will provide a solid base for entry into a wide range of corporate positions such as marketing, sales, administration, human resources, accounting, and even business ownership. Studies include accounting, business law, computer systems and software technologies, marketing, supervisory management, consumer behavior, communications, and small business management.

National College

Memphis TN Campus

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Campus News

National College Staff Recognized for Outstanding Contributions

National College Staff Recognized for Outstanding Contributions

"This award is an honor, and I wish to thank everyone who nominated me. I am proud to be part of the National College family.”

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Details and History

National College's Memphis campus is located in southeast Memphis in an area known for a solid business climate and supported by a diverse list of companies, enabling our graduates to explore career opportunities in a wide range of businesses. Conveniently located just off I-240 and Perkins Road (exit 18), the campus has helped working adults in the Memphis, North Mississippi and West Arkansas area achieve their education goals since 2005 and continues to build on its reputation with local employers for its graduates. The new 30,000 square foot campus includes fifteen classrooms, four computer labs, a medical lab and a surgical technology suite.

National College has helped working adults in the Memphis area achieve their education goals since 2005 and continues to build on its reputation with local employers for its skilled graduates.

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National College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) and offers degrees and diplomas in medical, business, and technology fields such as:

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Our Faculty

The key to our success is a faculty of industry-leading professionals.  Drawing on personal insights, our instructors provide students with a real-world perspective to prepare them for success in well-defined fields of employment.

At National College we emphasize individual attention for our students, from enrollment to graduation with frequent and helpful faculty interaction every step of the way.  Our class sizes are smaller, with an average of 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio, allowing for one-on-one interaction with instructors.


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Our Faculty at a Glance

Carolyn Bowman - Instructor

Carolyn Bowman



Carolyn Bowman has been working in the healthcare field for 18 years. After a career in nursing, she became an instructor. Carolyn has an associate degree in nursing from Northwest Mississippi Community College. She teaches Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology, Invasive and Non-Invasive Clinical Procedures, and Introduction to Pharmacology courses at the Memphis Campus.

Patrenna Singletary - Department Chair - Business Management

Patrenna Singletary

Department Chair - Business Management


Patrenna Singletary Hancock has served in a variety of positions within corporate America for several Fortune 500 companies. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Management from Crichton College and is licensed in several states in Life and Health Insurance. Patrenna is the President of The Singletary Network, Managing Consultant for Singletary Investment Consultants, Nashville Regional Chapter Leader for Business Over Coffee, Radio Talk Show Host for Business Over Coffee Nashville, Editor in Chief for Singletary the Magazine, and Editor for Just My Nashville Magazine. Patrenna has received numerous awards, including: 2012 Educator of Distinction from the Tennessee Association of Independent Colleges and Schools, National College Distinguished Teaching Award for the Tennessee and Indiana Division for 2012, and National College Outstanding College Member for the Memphis Campus three times. She was also nominated for the 2012 Board of Directors of the Memphis World Trade Club. Patrenna teaches business management courses and is the Department Chair over Management, Accounting, and Logistics/Supply Chain Management at the National College of Business & Technology Memphis Campus.

Carla Stoutemire - Instructor

Carla Stoutemire



Carla Stoutemire has been a surgical technologist for 18 years. She received her training from Choffin Career and Technical Center and is a Certified Surgical Technologist. She is an active member of the Association of Surgical Technologists TN Assembly. Carla is an instructor at the Memphis Campus.

Daphne Willis - Instructor

Daphne Willis



Daphne Willis has more than fifteen years of experience in Healthcare Quality Management, Joint Commission accreditation readiness and preparation, clinical data management, statistical quality tools application, and performance improvement team facilitation. She holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Arkansas State University, a bachelor's degree in Health Information Management from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and a master's degree in Healthcare Services Administration from Central Michigan University. She is a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) by the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ), a Certified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA) by the American Society for Quality (ASQ), a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt through the University Medical Center Alliance- Methodist Healthcare, and a former Lead Quality Examiner for the Greater Memphis Association for Quality (GMAQ).


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Career Services and Employer Partnerships

At National College, the success of our students is always priority number one.

National College knows that transitioning from being a student to becoming a working professional requires more than just a good education, and that the process of helping you find a great career opportunities begins long before you enter our doors. The academic leaders at National College work with local employers to ensure that our programs align with careers of today and the future.

We will assist you with creating goals and exploring career options. No matter where you are in your career, you will always have access to the full range of services. Here are a few of the many services we offer:

  • Mock interviews
  • Business etiquette training
  • DVD, books, and magazines on conducting your job search
  • Coaching on dressing for success
  • Assistance with writing resumes and cover letters
  • Tips on researching potential employers
  • Access to current local job openings


» Highlight on Local Employers

Former Student Named ‘Employer of the Quarter’

Former Student Named ‘Employer of the Quarter’

As a student in the business administration–management program at the Memphis Campus, Larrian Currie started a business called Diamond Home Healthcare.

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Map / Directions for Memphis TN, TN Campus

901-363-9046  •  Schedule a Visit  •  2576 Thousand Oaks Cove, Memphis, TN 38118

Directions to the Memphis TN location:

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From West on Interstate 240
1. Take Exit 18 (Perkins Road) and Turn right onto S Perkins Rd.
2. Take the 1st left onto Showcase Blvd
3. Turn left onto Thousand Oaks Blvd - Campus will be on the right

From East on Interstate 240
1. Take Exit 18 (Perkins Road) and Turn left onto S Perkins Rd
2. Turn left onto Showcase Blvd
3. Turn left onto Thousand Oaks Blvd - Campus will be on the right