The University of Kentucky MBA is not your typical MBA. More than just a business education degree, our MBA is a redefining business experience. We offer a suite of competitive MBA programs designed to give you a broader understanding of business strategies and insights through engaging real-world experiences. Visit www.gatton.uky.edu/MBA for more information.
Master of Business Administration
Equipping world-ready leaders for tomorrow's business world.
We believe that an MBA from the University of Kentucky offers more than just a business education. Our program offers extensive networking opportunities through the backing of a loyal university alumni base of more than 300,000 in all 50 states and many countries around the world. The alumni connection here at the University of Kentucky is proven and we will help our students build relationships with this established community of friends and business partners. Our new, business education complex, places the new Gatton College of Business and Economics building at the top of the best business facilities in the country. Outfitted with high-tech classrooms and laboratories, the new Gatton transforms and modernizes the way students learn and conduct research. MBA students have the ability to conduct cutting-edge research and network with leading business executives and academic scholars, along with exclusive collaboration with regional, national and international companies.
It's more than just classes, it's a redefining experience.
More than simply a business education degree, our MBA is a redefining experience designed to help shape our students into future business leaders. Housed inside the $65 million Gatton College of Business and Economics (which was funded 100% through philanthropy), we are equipped to give our MBAs a broader understanding of business functions through engagement and collaboration. Our students are immersed with real-world business experiences brought into the classroom by leading executives and our experienced faculty.
Official GMAT or GRE Score sent to the University of Kentucky (School code = 1837). Admission decisions may be based, in part, on unofficial scores, but official scores are required prior to full admitted status. The GRE or GMAT exam may be waived by the MBA Admission Committee if the applicant meets certain criteria in the GMAT/GRE Waiver Policy.
Official Transcripts from all undergraduate institutions. Applicants should possess a four-year undergraduate degree (or its equivalent) with a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.75/4.0. Official transcripts need to be mailed to the University of Kentucky Graduate School, 202 Gillis Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0033. Electronic transcripts through the major clearinghouses and by secure email, directly from the institution are acceptable.
One Letter of Recommendation from an individual (e.g., professors, current or former supervisors, etc.) who is able to objectively assess the quality of your character, capabilities and accomplishments as well as your overall potential as an MBA student and future business leader.
Professional Resume/CV highlighting professional experience, educational history, and accomplishments. Cover letters are not required.
Personal Statement on the topic of "Servant Leadership" answering the following prompt: The success of most economic, organizational and political systems depend, in part, on the effective leadership within these groups. There are a number of different leadership modes or styles, including servant leadership. Some would argue that servant leadership is a way of life which focuses on service to others while adherring to appropriate ethical and moral behavior. Do you believe that this type of leadership can improve the overall effectiveness and well-being of an organization? In your leadership experience, have you practiced components of servant leadership?
MBA Preparatory Coursesmay also be required for certain candidates to be completed before the start of the program.
Program Contact Information
Director of MBA Recruitment Gatton College of Business and Economics University of Kentucky | Lexington, KY 40506 859.257.7645 (office) | email@example.com