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Master of Business Administration

Western Kentucky University

12 months
953 USD/credit 28590 USD/year
917 USD/credit 27510 USD/year
607 USD/credit 18210 USD/year
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The Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Western Kentucky University provides a professional graduate education that prepares graduates for successful business and organizational leadership careers.


Students of the Master of Business Administration from Western Kentucky University receive a solid education across all of the business disciplines by taking core courses in accounting, economics, finance, information systems, management, and marketing (21 credit hours).  To deepen their expertise, students will select from one of the following concentrations (9 hours): Supply Chain Management, Business Data Analytics, Cyber Security Management, Six Sigma/Lean Management, or Interdisciplinary Studies.


  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business Data Analytics
  • Cyber Security Analytics
  • Six Sigma/Lean Management
  • Interdisciplinary Studies

Joint Undergraduate Master's Program (JUMP)

This degree offers a Joint Undergraduate Master's Program (JUMP) which provides academically outstanding students the opportunity to complete both an undergraduate and graduate degree in approximately five years.  Contact the graduate program coordinator for additional information.


Western Kentucky University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctorate degrees.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Organizational Behavior
  • Applied Micro Economic Theory
  • Contemporary Business Analytics
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Advanced Marketing
  • Advanced Managerial Finance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of Graduate School admission application, a current resume with two references listed, and an official copy of a GMAT score taken within the last five years.
  • Applicants seeking admission must meet the following criteria: minimum undergraduate overall grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale, a minimum overall GMAT score of 500, and a written GMAT score of 3.5.
  • The GMAT requirement will be waived for students who:
  • already possess a doctoral degree (MD, JD, DO, DDS, PharmD, PhD, EdD, etc.) or those who have completed and passed all sections of the CPA exam;
  • OR
  • have earned a bachelor's degree with a 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher in a business program in the Gordon Ford College of Business at WKU or other AACSB accredited program.

Work experience

Applicants may use substantial professional work experience (five years minimum of professional or mid to upper level management experience) to overcome deficiencies in other program admission criteria.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 953 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27510 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 917 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18210 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 607 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Bowling Green

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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