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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.

Below you will find answers to the more commonly asked questions among prospective students.

Working Professional

How long will it take me to complete the Working Professional MBA program?
Generally it takes students two and a half years to complete the program. But this can vary depending on how slowly or quickly you move through program.
Can I begin in the Working Professional MBA program and then transfer to the full-time MBA program?
No, this is not possible. The full-time KU MBA and the Working Professional MBA have different curriculum requirements.
If I’m in the Working Professional program, can I take classes at the Lawrence campus?
Usually not. Only a few elective courses for Working Professional students are offered in Lawrence.
Do you offer an online MBA degree?
Yes. Please see the link here.
How are classes scheduled in the Working Professional program?
Classes are held at the Edwards Campus once or twice a week per course. Generally class times are from 6-8:40 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Courses are usually eight weeks.
Are there any specific prerequisite courses required for the Working Professional MBA program?
Do you admit international applicants to the Working Professional MBA program?
The Working Professional program is primarily for working individuals in the Kansas City area who want to accelerate their career advancement. These students primarily work during the day and take their courses in the evening. International students may fit this profile if they are on a H1 visa. International students applying from outside the Unites States are better served in the Full-Time MBA program.
I am a non-degree seeking student. How do I get enrolled?
A limited number of MBA classes for non-degree seeking students are available through the Working Professional MBA program at the Edwards Campus. The application for non-degree students is available here.
How much is tuition?
For current tuition and fee information, please visit Financial Aid and Scholarships.

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

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