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Minors

For business majors
For non-business majors

Concentrations

By offering concentrations, we provide students with an opportunity to gain additional specialization in important disciplines. Concentrations add value to any business major and enhance students’ business intelligence.

Special programs for undergrads

Graduate programs

Full-Time MBA

Enjoy the traditional campus experience when you earn a master of business administration degree in the full-time program. You'll begin with a group in the fall semester and complete your 49-hour program over three semesters and a summer.

MBA for Working Professionals

Accelerate your career while you continue to work full-time by taking evening courses in the Kansas City metro area at the KU Edwards Campus. Designed specifically for working professionals, this 42-hour MBA program is flexible and customizable.

Online MBA

Our online MBA can boost your career by preparing you to face the tough challenges of today’s evolving and global business.

Master of Accounting

This high-quality, dynamic program will prepare you for the real-world challenges found within the accounting profession.

MSB Supply Chain Management and Logistics

As an officer in the military, you can earn a specialized Supply Chain Management degree that will complement your military career. This program was developed for military officers assigned to Fort Leavenworth.

Doctor of Philosophy

The KU School of Business doctoral program is highly selective which allows the six or seven new students chosen each year to work closely with faculty.

 


Admissions

After gaining admission to the University of Kansas, students can enter the Business School in one of the following ways:

Freshman Direct Admission

Incoming freshmen are eligible for direct admission to the School of Business if they meet all of the following requirements:

  • Earn an ACT score of 25 or above or a SAT combined score of 1200 or above (math and critical reading)
  • Earn at least a 3.25 high school GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Indicate a business major on application to KU

Learn more about direct admission.

Competitive Admission

Current KU students that wish to enter the School of Business must go through the Competitive Admissions process. Students apply during the semester they will complete the following minimum application requirements:

  • Junior standing (60 credit hours)
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA overall AND in business and economics coursework (both KU and non-KU credits)
  • Completion of foundation coursework (list of coursework)

Applicants satisfying these requirements are ranked by academic merit and considered for admission based on rank and available space.

Learn more about competitive admission.

Transfer Students

Only students admitted to KU through Office of Admissions (domestic students) or International Undergraduate Admissions (international students) are permitted to complete the KU School of Business application. Admission to the School of Business is done through the Competitive Admission process.

Learn more about transferring to the School of Business.

Edwards Campus BBA

For adult non-traditional students in Johnson County and the metropolitan Kansas City area, the KU School of Business offers the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) at the KU Edwards Campus.

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