A nationally-ranked, comprehensive public university in Kentucky is Morehead State University. Accredited by the SACSCOC, this university prioritizes academic excellence, student success and outcomes, reputation, rankings, and regional engagement and responsiveness. It began as a private, church-supported institution in 1887 and became part of the state-supported system in 1922. Students choose from various degree programs throughout four colleges, including an online MBA, 142 undergraduate, 69 graduate, certificate, associate’s, and doctoral programs.
Morehead’s AACSB-accredited School of Business Administration is part of the Elmer R. Smith College of Business & Technology. With small class sizes, everyone receives personal attention from committed faculty. Business students not only experience excellent, quality, and affordable academic programs, but the opportunity to study and conduct research through research fellowships and participate in internships and business student organizations. The SBA provides the Center for Economic Education that benefits students and the community.
Undergraduate students pursue either an Associate’s in Business Studies, a Bachelor’s in Business Administration, or a Bachelor of Arts in Sport Management. BBA students can major in Finance, Management, Accounting, Marketing, Information Systems, Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship, Business Information Technology Education, or General Business. The SBA offers a unique opportunity for undergraduate students to opt to complete their last two years of classes online for the BBA in Accounting, Management, General Business, and Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship.
Graduate students earn a Master of Arts in Sport Management or an online Master’s in Business Administration. Those interested in the healthcare industry can pursue a Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Leadership or Health Systems Leadership.
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Online MBA Requirements
Working professionals can attend the 100% online MBA program to gain the necessary knowledge and skills to succeed in a management career. There is a minimum of 30 required semester hours for students with an undergraduate business degree. Those without will need to complete some prerequisite courses. Full-time students can complete the online MBA in just a year. Healthcare students can pursue this online MBA with the Health Systems Management track that involves the same core courses but 12 hours of healthcare courses.
Core courses are Managing Information Technology, Financial Management, Leadership & Ethics, Accounting Analysis for Decision Making, Managerial Economics, Marketing Administration, and Business Policies & Procedures. Students choose three electives from 68 options. A few examples of elective courses include Auditing Applications, Management of Telecommunications & Networking, Public Policies Toward Business, Financial Markets, Marketing Research & Analysis, Human Resource Topics, and Managerial Communications.
To be admitted without the GMAT/GRE requirement, applicants must have a Master’s degree with a 3.0 GPA. Otherwise, applicants need a minimum 2.5 GPA from their Bachelor’s degree and a qualifying score from a formula involving the undergraduate GPA and a GMAT/GRE score. There are GMAT/GRE waivers available. Along with GMAT/GRE scores, applicants must submit a resume, goals statement, and three professional letters of recommendation.