Tepper School of Business at CMU | Groups





The Graduate Business Association (GBA) represents the interests of the student body of the Tepper School of Business' Masters of Business Administration program. It acts as a liaison between the student body and the Tepper faculty and administration, including the Dean's office.

The mission of the 2019 GBA is to enhance and collectively contribute to an inclusive, empowered, and supportive community that cultivates success in the classroom, workplace, and beyond. We will proudly embody and embrace our dynamic student body, its diverse perspectives, and the Tepper brand.


The GBA also acts as an umbrella organization governing student organizations and coordinating the distribution of funds distributed by the Tepper Administration to the student clubs and organizations recognized by the GBA.

Mission and Vision

The GBA is committed to enhancing Tepper's strong community, enriching the student experience and aiding the personal and professional development of students. To that end, the GBA focuses on four key pillars:

  • Student Success
  • The Tepper Community and its Brand
  • Promoting Diversity & Inclusion
  • Transparent Action

GBA Structure

The GBA is comprised of 12 members, elected annually: President, Vice-President, Admissions Officer, Alumni Relations Officer, Career Officer, Finance Officer, Marketing Officer, Diversity & Inclusion Chair, Activities Officer, Part-Time On Campus Officer and Part Time Online Hybrid Officer.

The GBA also oversees a number of committees that work to improve the student experience at Tepper.