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Admission has been suspended indefinitely for the Working Professional MBA program. If you are interested in pursuing an MBA online, you can find more information at onlinemba.ku.edu.

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 lets you choose your own pace, whether it takes one year or several.

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.

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
14 courses
Campus location
Edwards Campus, Overland Park
Classes per week
2 classes
per week (based on 2.5 years completion)
Entry point
Fall, Spring & Summer
Program structure
Foundations of Business
18 credit hours (6 courses)

Pillars of Business
12 credit hours (4 courses)

Elective/certificate courses
12 credit hours (4 courses)


Contact the MBA office

Lawrence MBA Office

3155 Capitol Federal Hall
The University of Kansas
1654 Naismith Drive
Lawrence, KS 66045

Jinae Krieshok

MBA Director of Admissions

Inquire about MBA programs

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
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
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