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WKU MBA Foundational Modules

Before beginning the MBA cirriculum, some students may need to take MBA Foundational Modules. To determine if you will need to take these modules, follow the flowchart on this page.

WKU MBA Curriculum

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.

  • BA 510 – Advanced Organizational Behavior
  • BA 511 – Applied Microeconomic Theory
  • BA 513 – Information Technology & Data Analytics
  • BA 515 – Managerial Accounting Concepts & Applications
  • BA 517 – Advanced Marketing
  • BA 519 – Advanced Managerial Finance
  • **BA 590 – Strategic Business Concepts & Applications
  • Three BA 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.

  • BA 510 – Advanced Organizational Behavior
  • BA 511 – Applied Microeconomic Theory
  • BA 512 – Business Analysis and Research Methods
  • BA 513 – Information Technology & Strategy
  • BA 515 – Managerial Accounting Concepts & Applications
  • BA 517 – Advanced Marketing
  • BA 519 – Advanced Managerial Finance
  • *BA 580 – Contemporary Issues in Business
  • **BA 590 – Strategic Business Concepts & Applications
  • BA Elective
  • BA Elective

*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.


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 Last Modified 7/30/18