Gatton College of Business & Economics

Business Administration

MBA

25%

Top 25% Part time MBA Program

US News and World Report

6.94

Years

Average Work Experience

100%

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Program Summary

Summer 2021
Application Dates: 04/16/2021
Start Dates: 05/11/2021
Fall 2021
Application Dates: 07/1/2021
Start Dates: 08/23/2021
Cost & Credits
Credits required: 36
Cost per credit: $1025.00
Christopher Carney

Christopher Carney

Director of MBA Recruitment

Gatton College of Business and Economics

Gatton College of Business & Economics

Suite 359, Gatton College

550 S. Limestone St.

859.257.7645

  • MBA
Kentucky’s premier professional MBA experience, now only a click away. You've led complicated projects, now lead the company. Join UK's top-rated MBA program and accelerate your career, develop your entrepreneurship endeavors and connect with a valuable professional network. In this comprehensive, flexible program, you will develop the expertise to become a leader who makes a difference.  Our evening professional MBA program, now accessible in real-time online, is:
  • Flexible. Attend class in person, online from any location, or a combination of both.
  • Collaborative. Build remote work skills and professional experience through peer interaction.
  • Personalized. Customize your degree with a variety of electives.
  • Structured. Real-time component provides accountability.
  • Interactive. Learn and participate virtually and in person with faculty, classmates, and project teams.
  • Connected. Enjoy access to the college’s on-campus Graham Office of Career Management and a network of 300,000 alumni.

Program Summary

Summer 2021
Application Dates: 04/16/2021
Start Dates: 05/11/2021
Fall 2021
Application Dates: 07/1/2021
Start Dates: 08/23/2021
Cost & Credits
Credits required: 36
Cost per credit: $1025.00

Become a Next-Generation Leader

Our Professional MBA students bring their daily work responsibilities into the classroom and then immediately apply what they learn at work the following day. 

This part-time, evening program is designed for working professionals seeking additional leadership skills, business knowledge or advancement. You will have the opportunity to engage with other local and regional business leaders representing different companies, industries and sectors such as banking/finance, engineering, law, agriculture, manufacturing, government and military. The program also includes a customized option for healthcare professionals.

Application Requirements

  1. Resume
    • Submit your resume highlighting professional experience, educational history, and accomplishments. Cover letters are not required.
  2. Personal Statement on the topic of "Personal and Professional Growth" answering the following prompt:
    • Write a personal statement (500 words or less) about your career goals. Include how you anticipate you will grow and change as a person, a professional, and a leader in your time as an MBA student in order to help you achieve your career goals. Consider: What mindset will you need to succeed during your MBA experience? How will you contribute to the Gatton College as a student and alumni? How will you contribute to your future employer, community, and society?
  3. 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. For more information on sending/mailing transcripts, please refer to the Graduate School's Transcripts site.
  4. GRE or GMAT scores are required, however:
    • GRE/GMAT waivers are offered to applicants who satisfy certain criteria.
  5. One letter of recommendation
    • ​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.

Accreditation

The Gatton College of Business and Economics has been accredited by AACSB International The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business since 1926. Accreditation by AACSB has been earned by less than 5% of the worlds business programs and demonstrates a commitment to ongoing continuous improvement to ensure that the institution will continue to deliver the highest quality of education to students. The University of Kentucky is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, call 404-679-4500, or online at www.sacscoc.org for questions about the accreditation of the University of Kentucky.


Contact

Christopher Carney

Christopher Carney

Director of MBA Recruitment

Gatton College of Business and Economics

Gatton College of Business & Economics

Suite 359, Gatton College

550 S. Limestone St.

859.257.7645

State Authorization & Licensure

If you plan to complete a University of Kentucky online program while living outside of Kentucky, you should check the Out-of-State Students page to determine if the University of Kentucky is authorized to provide this program in your state of residence. If you plan to use the degree to seek licensure, you should also determine if the degree meets the educational requirements for licensure in your state.