Gatton College of Business and Economics


If you have any questions about the MBA Program, or admission, please feel free to contact us at or call us at 859-257-1306.

Our mailing address is:
145 Gatton College of Business & Economics Building
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0034


Welcome to the University of Kentucky and the Gatton MBA Program.

We''ve been equipping future leaders through our graduate business education since 1952. All across this state and across the globe you will find graduates of our program. They are CEO''s, Presidents, Vice Presidents, CFO''s, leaders within their companies and communities. They share similar stories of how their MBA education has benefitted them in business knowledge, leadership skills and personal development.

Why UK?

Our MBA Program will enhance your

  1. Knowledge of national and global marketplaces
  2. Economic, finance, marketing and management savvy
  3. Ability to evaluate, prioritize and solve problems
  4. Self-confidence
  5. Ability to organize and analyze data
  6. Team-building skills
  7. Leadership skills
  8. Networking opportunities
  9. Communication and presentation Skills
  10. Earnings and promotion potential
  11. Success in your chosen career and beyond

We look forward to you joining our program!


One Degree. Multiple Options.


Our full-time, One Year Accelerated MBA is designed to leverage our first-rate teaching with real-world experience gained through Project Connect. Partnering with esteemed faculty and successful businesses, our students are attaining an MBA degree that has prepared them for the real-world business challenges they will face. The core of the One Year Accelerated MBA program contains two projects performed with Gatton''s corporate partners through Project Connect. During these projects, sutdents will work side by side with companies on real, hands on projects. This program provides you with 51 credit hours, including the traditional courses such as accounting, decision information systems, marketing, finance and management, as well as courses and lectures which develop your leadership and communication skills.


Our Professional Evening MBA is designed for the working individual seeking to improve his or her business acumen. Modeled by the more traditional learning environment, evening students will study with first-rate professors who are leaders in their fields. In as little as two years, a student in the Professional Evening MBA program will graduate with an advanced degree designed to sharpen their skill set.


The University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville have partnered to create a first-rate Executive MBA program that will help you advance to the next stages of your professional career. Designed for mid-level to C-level executives from for-profit, non-profit, and government organizations, the UK/UofL Executive MBA will give you the leadership skills and the hands-on tools you need to propel your career forward. Request more information


The University of Kentucky in partnership with TEI of Piraeus are delivering the University of Kentucky''s Gatton MBA program in the facilities of TEI of Piraeus in Athens, Greece. The Professional Greek Track lasts 18 months (three semesters) and is a full-time MBA program. The program is taught entirely in English by faculty members of the University of Kentucky and professors of Greek Universities whose credentials have been qualified by the University of Kentucky. The degree is awarded by the University of Kentucky and is identical to that of the home campus.

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