Nov 28, 2023  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Business Administration, M.B.A.

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Bill Boyce, Ph.D., Graduate Program Director


The Master of Business Administration is a degree designed to equip its graduates for success and enhancement in the workplace. The program is flexible in scheduling and format and allows students to emphasize topics that interest them most and are in the most demand in the marketplace.  The program is aimed toward full-time working professionals, classes are held during the week in the evening and online.

A portfolio approach is used in evaluating prospective students for acceptance into the MBA program. Factors considered for admission include:

  • Online application and fee
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) coursework from accredited institutions with a minimum undergraduate overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.5.  Acceptable transcripts should show evidence of successful completion of quantitative courses.*
  • Current resume
  • Applicants with an undergraduate overall GPA under 3.0 must have three years of professional work experience.
  • No longer than one page (single spaced) essay stating your motivation for pursuing an MBA.
  • If an international applicant, IBT, TOEFL or equivalent with a minimum score of 550 or IELTS minimum score of 6.5 must be submitted to the NKU Office for International Students and Scholar Services.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis as they become complete.

♦ Indicates prerequisite.

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