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WKU Professional MBA

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Working adults have different educational needs. WKU now offers three levels of graduate business preparation. You can select what you need to advance your business career!


On-demand course covering the 7 main areas of business. These “Foundation Modules” prepare anyone to move on to an MBA if s/he does not have a recent business degree. It provides a significant business preparation to any college graduate seeking a moderate amount of business education. No GMAT required.


Building upon the Modules, the student can take 4 additional MBA courses and receive a formal certificate in “Business Core Competencies”. Classes can be taken online and some are possible face-to-face. No GMAT required.


The MBA can build upon and use all the courses in the Certificate. However, the Certificate is not required for an MBA.

WKU offers 3 MBAs:

1) Online: Admission requires 500 GMAT & 2.75 GPA, (see all details at wku.edu/mba)
     - Can be completed in one year (if entering in the fall) or take up to 5 years

2) Full time: Same admission requirements as Online
     - One year on campus program starting online in the fall

3) Professional (PMBA): GMAT is WAIVED for those who qualify to participate PMBA! Submit your resume showing 5 years or more of managerial and/or professional experience when you apply!

Apply by May 15 and Enroll in the MBA Foundation Modules by June 15 and receive a $1,500 scholarship!  

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 Last Modified 2/28/18