University of Kentucky MBA

Equipping servant business leaders for today and tomorrow

Bridging rigor and relevance in a virtual world.

The University of Kentucky MBA is not your typical MBA. More than just a business education degree, our MBA is a redefining business experience geared to accelerate candidate's career advancement, versatility and entrepreneurship endeavors. The UK MBA offers a suite of competitive, nationally ranked programs designed to deliver a broader understanding of business strategies and insights through engaging real-world experiences, projects and meaningful virtual application. We want to prepare our graduates to be globally engaged professionals and servant leaders in their respective communities. Read more about our commitment to diversity, campus culture and success stories.


One Year MBA

The full-time One Year MBA is an immersive program designed for young professionals, recent graduates and emerging leaders across all academic backgrounds. Through the cross-disciplinary curriculum and broad choice of different electives, team competitions, group projects, professional certifications, workshops, networking events, and the built-in group internship experienced called Project Connect; our students get the versatility and virtual understanding to explore a myriad of careers.

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Professional MBA

The part-time, Professional MBA is positioned for full-time working professionals all over Kentucky and beyond. The Professional MBA program allows candidates to engage in person, online or both with other local, regional and national business leaders representing different companies, industries and sectors. This program also includes a healthcare track which is tailored for healthcare professionals. Both the Professional MBA and the Professional MBA (For Leaders in Healthcare) also offers a Real-Time, Online MBA option giving candidates the ability to access the program 100% online in real-time.

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Professional MBA (For Leaders in Healthcare)

The part-time, Professional MBA (For Leaders in Healthcare) is tailored for current healthcare professionals in Kentucky (and beyond) such as physicians, residents, nurses, pharmacists, administrators and military who are seeking the business knowledge to meet today and tomorrow's healthcare management challenges. Graduates can pursue various managerial, technical and leadership roles inside or outside of healthcare. The Professional MBA (For Leaders in Healthcare) also offers a Real-Time, Online MBA option giving candidates the ability to access the program 100% online in real-time, in the classroom or a combination of both.

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Real-Time, Online MBA

The Real-Time, Online MBA option gives candidates enrolled in the Professional MBA, Professional MBA (For Leaders in Healthcare) and applicable dual degree programs the opportunity to engage 100% online in real-time from any location. The technology delivers a live, virtual classroom environment giving students the opportunity to learn, connect and participate with their faculty, classmates and project teams online in real-time. The Real-Time, Online program helps students interact and receive the flexibility, support, collaboration and convenience needed for a quality, high-touch online MBA experience.

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Dual Degree MBA Programs

The Gatton College of Business and Economics has partnered with the Colleges of Arts & Sciences, Engineering, Law, Medicine and Pharmacy at the University of Kentucky to offer competitive dual degree programs which offer highly specialized, niche employment opportunities for our graduates.