We are pleased you are considering the University of Kentucky for your MBA degree. Pursuing a graduate degree in business administration is a significant decision and we are thrilled that you are looking at the Gatton College of Business & Economics. Whether you choose our One Year Accelerated Track or our Professional Evening Track, I'm confident you will receive a stellar educational experience that will prepare you to become a world-ready business leader.
Our One Year Accelerated Track is designed for those seeking a full-time MBA experience. You'll find in this program a built-in internship, Project Connect, which will give you hands-on experiences coupled with great networking opportunities. Our Professional Evening Track is designed for the working individual who wants to sharpen their skill set and advance their career. Whichever degree option you choose, we invite you to take a closer look at what UK's Gatton College can do for you. Pursue our website, email us with any questions or visit on campus to see first-hand what a world-ready business education is all about. We look forward to working with you as you pursue your professional and career goals.
David W. Blackwell
Dean of the Gatton College of Business and Economics
About the Dean
David W. Blackwell, Ph.D., is Dean of the Gatton College of Business and Economics. He previously served as the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Republic Bank/James W. Aston Professor of Finance at Texas A&M University's Mays Business School. Before joining Texas A&M, Dr. Blackwell served as a Director in KPMG's Forensic practice and as a Director in PricewaterhouseCoopers' Financial Advisory Services practice. Before his consulting career, Dr. Blackwell served as a Finance professor for 13 years. Teaching at Emory University's Goizueta Business School in Atlanta, University of Georgia, the University of Houston, and the University of Rochester's William E. Simon School of Business Administration.