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MBA Program - FAQ

1. Can I submit the GRE score in place of the GMAT?
Yes, students can take the GRE instead of the GMAT. The minimum GMAT score to be admitted into the MBA program is 400, or its equivalent.

2. Do I need to take prerequisite courses?
Non-business students need to complete nine hours of prerequisites (Principles of Financial Accounting, Principles of Finance, and Business Statistics II) before they enroll in the MBA program.

In addition to the nine hours of undergraduate credit listed above, candidates need to have had exposure to basic statistics and be familiar with Microsoft Office.

3. How long does it take to complete the MBA?
The MBA degree requires completion of 33 semester hours of graduate study, including MBA core, concentration and elective requirements.

Full-time students are able to complete all the graduate course requirements in three semesters: fall, spring and fall.

4. Can I start the MBA in the spring semester?
No, students need to start their MBA program in the fall semester.

5. What will be the tuition for one year?
For information about graduate tuition and fees, please use our graduate cost calculator or visit Student Financial Services.

6. Are the MBA classes offered during the day?
All the MBA core and concentration required classes are offered at night, from 6-8:45 p.m. on the main campus in Warrensburg. The elective courses (three or six credit hours) could be offered during the day, at night or online.

7. What specializations are available for the MBA program?
Students can choose one of the following concentrations:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General
  • Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Sports Business

We also offer an Ethical Strategic Leadership concentration at the Summit Center in Lee’s Summit.