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Why KU Business

  • KU's MBA programs are No. 1 in Kansas City per U.S. News & World Report.
  • KU MBAs earn an average of 40 percent more in salary than undergraduates.
  • In the 2013-14 cycle, 100 percent of Full-Time KU MBA graduates were employed within three months of graduation.
  • In the past two years alone, 27 different members of our faculty and staff have received awards for their work and 29 faculty members accounted for more than 70 publications.
  • There are 20 student organizations or clubs, including local chapters of national or international organizations like the American Business Women's Association (ABWA).
  • There are KU business alumni groups in nearly every major city in the country and around the world.
  • Our Master of Accounting program touts 95 percent career placement yearly, and it allows you to meet CPA education requirement in only one year.

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MBA Program Snapshots

FULL TIME

Length of program
18 months (with optional 4th semester)
Total number of credit hours
50 credit hours
Total number of courses
20 courses
Campus location
Lawrence Campus
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WORKING PROFESSIONAL

Length of program
2.5 years (based on student’s progress)
Total number of credit hours
42 credit hours
Total number of courses
15 courses
Campus location
Edwards Campus, Overland Park
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Online MBA Program

Length of program
2 years (on average)
Total number of credit hours
42 credit hours
Total number of courses
14 courses
Campus location
100 percent online

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MBA Graduate Certificates

Choose from nine MBA graduate certificates to pursue a specific skill set in an in-depth and focused manner.

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Master of Accounting Program Snapshot

Length of program
10 months (one academic year)
Total number of credit hours
30 credit hours
Total number of courses
10 courses
Campus location
Lawrence Campus

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Supply Chain Management and Logistics

Are you an officer in the military? Enhance your military career with a specialized Supply Chain Management degree.

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Doctor of Philosophy

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

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The school and accounting program are accredited by AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Our Finance Scholars travel to Wall Street every year
Students in Applied Portfolio Management class manage a fund valued at $1 million
Business students get hands-on experience valuing and analyzing investments
Top 20 undergraduate accounting program —Bloomberg Businessweek
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times
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