The WKU MBA program is a 30-credit hour degree. For all three program options, there
are 7 mandatory courses that must be completed and 3 electives. The Full-Time and
PMBA programs are lock-step where every student in those cohorts complete the same
courses. The Online program students have the option to choose their electives.
Students entering the MBA program prior to Fall 2016 are required to complete 33 hours of business courses to complete the degree. PMBA students take one additional course and receive a Graduate Certificate in Leadership.
*Students are required to complete two contemporary issues courses, or may substitute a three-hour elective **BA 590 must be taken in the final semester.
Approved electives may be chosen from BA 592, 560, 551, 552, or other 500 level business courses. Up to 6 hours of approved graduate level courses may be transferred into the program with the approval of the MBA office. If these courses are graduate level business courses, they must be from an AACSB accredited institution.