The University of Kansas - School of Business
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The University of Kansas School of Business

With a curriculum that explores the challenges and opportunities of being a global leader, the University of Kansas School of Business’ AACSB-accredited online MBA program can help you succeed in today’s evolving marketplace. You’ll learn from our award-winning faculty, while studying with the convenience and flexibility that you desire.

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AACSB Accredited

#20 in Best Online MBA Programs1

#12 in Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans1

The KU School of Business online MBA prepares you to face the challenges of a career in business as a well-rounded, diversely talented professional. Customize your online MBA education with available elective courses and complete a culminating capstone project that will sum up your accomplishments and demonstrate your growing leadership potential.


Our professors aren’t just phenomenal instructors. They’re also progressive and accomplished researchers, with work that has had a lasting impact on industry.


Class time whenever, wherever. This is learning designed for people on the move.


The University of Kansas School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and is one of fewer than 5 percent of the world's business programs to have earned this accreditation.1 To be accredited by this esteemed organization, schools are evaluated according to the following criteria:

  • National accrediting body approval
  • High-quality programs
  • School mission
  • Faculty qualifications
  • Curricula
  • Self-evaluations
  • Peer reviews
  • Committee reviews
  • Development of in-depth strategic plans

AACSB was founded in 1916 and has a global presence. The University of Kansas School of Business is proud to be an accredited member of AACSB, and constantly strives to exceed the standards set forth for curricula, faculty quality, student satisfaction and more.


As a Jayhawk in the online MBA program, the relationships that you’ll build will last a lifetime. You’ll also have access to a global network of more than 25,000 KU School of Business alums.

See where the KU online MBA has taken some of these successful professionals and what it could do for your career.


Why Study Business in an Online Program?

Online MBA degree programs are attractive to a diverse student body for a wide variety of reasons. Consider these benefits to receiving your graduate business education online with the KU School of Business.

There’s no need to relocate.

You don't have to move out of state or find a home close to campus if you want to study at the highly regarded KU School of Business.

Eliminate a commute.

Don't sit in traffic or rearrange your schedule to drive to class. Study from the comfort of wherever you are.

Work as you learn.

Many online MBA students at the KU School of Business continue to work part time or even full time as they study. This allows them to keep earning an income as they pursue a degree that has the potential to raise their salary.

Create a better study-life balance.

Busy professionals aren't the only students who enjoy the flexibility online coursework offers. Parents, caretakers and individuals pursuing passions or responsibilities outside of school are able to achieve a study-life balance that works for them because of the adaptable schedule of online study.

Learn in an environment that works for you.

Not everyone thrives in a classroom setting. Online study enables students to learn in the environment they're most comfortable in, on their own device, without sacrificing the immersive and collaborative experiences that business study provides.

Form deeper relationships with peers and professors.

Easy access to student resources, professors and peers via electronic means. Whether you have a question about a lesson or need help on a project, connecting with other business professionals in an online setting is just a few clicks away. This convenient benefit can also help students to form relationships that result in new business connections, mentorships or referrals.


Application Deadline
August 3
Fall 2021 Term
Next Start
August 23
Fall 2021 Term


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