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Master of Business Administration Degree Requirements

The Online MBA degree program is designed to provide a practical professional development opportunity for individuals already engaged in full-time careers. This MBA degree in Kentucky is also available as an online program and will work to prepare you to embark upon and continue successful careers in business, government and education.

Core Courses – 21 Credit Hours Required

* All candidates completing the Master of Business Administration degree will complete a written Comprehensive Examination at or near the completion of BADM 638, Strategic Decision-Making. Degree candidates must pass all sections of the comprehensive examination to complete the program.

Business Electives – 9 Credit Hours Required

Elective Requirement (9 hours). Nine hours are earned through the completion of any available 500-or 600-level business electives or as approved by MBA Program Director.

Example courses: 

Capstone Course – 1 Credit Hour Required*

This capstone course is designed to give students an opportunity to integrate and apply knowledge acquired over their entire discipline of study to develop an academic paper or project on a practical business need or business-related problem that contributes to the professional body of knowledge of business and improve business practice. The course will assess students' overall learning experience and intellectual growth in their program of study. Course should be taken during the final semester of study. 

Content Concentration - 15 hours

Fifteen hours are earned in courses in one of these Concentrations
Project Management
Strategic Management 
Healthcare Administration 

Content concentrations are taken in place of the Business Electives detailed above.