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With the KU Working Professional MBA, you don’t have to put your career on hold to complete your degree. The flexibility of the program allows lets you choose your own pace, whether it takes one year or several.

The KU Working Professional MBA is ranked No. 1 in the Kansas City metro area by U.S. News & World Report. Get started in our program now and that raise, promotion or new job is just around the corner.

On Campus

The part-time, 42 credit hour program is based at the Edwards Campus in the Kansas City metro area. All classes are held in the evening. The curriculum provides instruction in broad business and management topics, as well as the opportunity for in-depth focus through a variety of certificate programs.

Real World Experience
Beyond The Classroom

Earning a KU MBA sets you apart. By the time you graduate, you’ll have an enviable contact list filled with KU classmates and alumni passionate about helping fellow Jayhawks. The relationships you build with professors, peers and alumni at KU will last a lifetime.

"I work a ton of hours and have a family, too. The thing that was most important to me was finding a program that was flexible."

Program Snapshot

Length of program
Choose your own pace (avg. 2.5 years)
Total number of credit hours
42 credit hours
Total number of courses
21 courses
Campus location
Edwards Campus, Overland Park
Classes per week
2 classes
per week (based on 2.5 years completion)
Entry point
Fall & Spring
Program structure
Core courses 12 (24 hours)
Advanced core courses 4 (8 hours)
Elective/certificate courses 5 (10 hours)



Learn more about MBA programs

If you have questions about any of our MBA programs, fill out this quick form and an admissions officer will contact you.

Contact the MBA office

Lawrence MBA Office
124 Summerfield

Jinae Krieshok
MBA Director of Admissions

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Get them answered at an upcoming info session. We'll provide lunch. Get a chance to talk with our MBA admissions director at KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park.

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