Our MBA curriculum is designed for anyone who has completed a bachelor’s degree, even if they have no prior business education background. The Working Professional MBA program is designed for students who are employed full-time, while completing the program on a part-time basis.
As a Working Professional MBA student, you can begin in the fall or spring semester. Whatever start point you choose, know the deadline and plan ahead. Allow plenty of time to take the GMAT and provide the necessary documentation. Review the checklist below and get started on your application now.
- Fall deadline – June 1
- Spring deadline – Dec. 1
- Summer deadline - April 1
- Apply Online
Fill out your online application for admission here. Submit with a $65 application fee.
- Upload Documents
Upload these documents in your online application:
- Three essays
- Current resume
- Submit Official Transcript
Have your official transcript(s) sent directly from your degree granting institution(s). Have them emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to:
University of Kansas
1450 Jayhawk Blvd
Strong Hall 313
Lawrence, KS 66045
- Submit Recommendations
In the application form, enter email addresses for two recommenders. We’ll send them an email requesting they complete a recommendation for you.
- Submit GMAT Results
Submit your Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) scores to the University of Kansas.
Your application will be reviewed as soon as all five steps are complete. You do not have to wait to complete the GMAT before you begin the application process.
GMAT waiver through Foundations of Business Certificate
Students who are admitted into and successfully complete all six courses in the Foundations of Business Certificate with a 3.5 GPA or higher are eligible for a GMAT waiver for regular admission into the MBA program. Students need a 3.0 cumulative GPA to be admitted to the Foundations of Business Certificate program. Entering the MBA program through the Foundations of Business Certificate does not require any additional coursework. Click here to learn more about this certificate program.
International Students: This program is designed for working professionals and is a part-time program. Thus, it is not designed for individuals on a student (F1) visa. TOEFL or IELTS scores are required. If you received a baccalaureate degree (or higher) in residence from an accredited English-medium U.S. college or university or a college or university in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, English-speaking province of Canada, or an English-speaking Caribbean country, with instruction conducted in English, you will not be required to provide English proficiency scores. Degrees earned online may not be used to verify English proficiency. Please consult the MBA Academic Success Coach for questions.