Advance in your organization - Shift your career to a new industry – Hold the title of MBA
The NKU MBA program is designed for working professionals to take their career to new heights. 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.
Our admissions process is designed to be highly selective. Applicants should assemble the strongest mix of elements below to comprise their application package.
The following items are required for the MBA Program Application:
All application materials should be sent to the Office of Graduate Education:
Northern Kentucky University
Office of Graduate Education
302 Lucas Administrative Center
Highland Heights, KY 41099
Phone: (859) 572-6364
Fax: (859) 572-6670
6 credit hours are required for each concentration for a total of 12 hours
Finance – Understand the principles of finance within a corporate setting. Enhance your knowledge of corporate finance, investments and security analysis, international financial management, and more.
Courses: FIN 620- Corporate Finance, FIN 621- Investments and Security Analysis, FIN 622- International Finance
Leadership – Explore leadership and organizational change as the key components of effective management. Develop leadership competencies to transform organizations to ensure current and future success.
Courses: MGT 620- Leadership and Organizational Change, MGT 621- Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, MGT 622- Essentials of Project Management
Innovation Through Competitive Intelligence – Broaden your perspective on ideation and innovation strategies, formulating accurate competitive intelligence techniques and finding value for organizations.
Courses: MBA 620- Ideation to Innovation, MBA 621- Competitive Intelligence, MBA 622- Ideation to Value
Marketing – Understand and gain knowledge on the basic and advanced principles of marketing management, strategy, consumer insights, and data analytics including digital, social, ethical as well as standard industry policies and procedures.
Courses: MKT 620- Marketing Strategy, MKT 621- Consumer Behavior and Insights, MKT 622- Marketing Analytics
Health Care Administration - Explore the unique challenges
in the healthcare industry and analyze the external factors facing the
industry. Understand and apply the tools to effectively manage healthcare
Courses: HSC 620- Healthcare Finance and Reimbursement, HSC 630- Strategic Planning for Health Services, HSC 640- Health Law and Ethical Issues, HSC 650- Healthcare Policy and Economics
The Haile Foundation has generously agreed to provide scholarships for deserving MBA students. The stipulations for the scholarships are listed below along with application specifics. A call for scholarship applications will go out to those qualified to apply.
The professors have a wealth of real-world experience, and the topics that we cover in the courses can be directly applied to our careers. I have also had the chance to work with students from many different backgrounds, which has enhanced the learning experience for everyone involved with the MBA program. I am very pleased with my choice to study at NKU, and I know that this decision will help advance my career in the near future.
-Ryan Wilker, MBA
WORK LIFE BALANCE
This 33-hour program enables students to work full time and take classes on-campus in the evening or online. We know your time is valuable so we’ve built this MBA so that you can move quickly through the curriculum with 5-week courses.
MEET YOUR CAREER GOALS
Design your own path through the courses to best fit your needs and future career goals.In addition to your MBA foundation courses, your MBA will include emphasis areas from the following in-demand concentrations: Health Care Administration, Marketing, Finance, Leadership or Innovation Through Competitive Intelligence.
INCREASE YOUR EARNING POTENTIAL
According to an annual survey by the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) the median starting salary for MBA graduates hit $110,000 in 2017.