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University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics

Lexington, KY
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Academics & Programs

UK MBA Says...

Academic Programs
The Gatton MBA offers two distinct tracts. The Business Track is for students who hold an undergraduate degree in business and seek a course of study designed to develop more advanced skills across a wide range of business functions or focused within a particular functional area of ...
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UK MBA Students Say...

The Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky offers both a part-time MBA designed for the needs of local professionals and a full-time, 11-month immersion MBA. Many students in our survey identified the accelerated pace of the full-time program as a major attraction.... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

145 Gatton College of Business and Economics

Lexington, KY 40506-0034

United States

Phone: 859-257-7722

Fax: 859-323-9971

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Curriculum / Academic Overview
Academic Calendar: Semester
Degrees Offered: The One-Year Accelerated MBA offers an approach that is innovative and cross disciplinary, one in which student teams take on real world consulting projcts in key competencies in critical business processes as well as leadership and teamwork skills. The separate Gatton Evening Program is designed for working professionals. Students can complete the degree in two years. The approach is practical recognizing that working professionals have opportunities to apply what they learn to their workplace on a daily basis. The curriculum reflects this contribution Other programs Ph.D in Bus. Administration (4 years); Ph.D in economics (4 years); M.S. in Economics (2 years); M.S. in Accountancy (1 year); Full time MBA (1 year) Part time MBA (2years) Visit the Gatton Website http://gatton.uky.edu for details on the new MBA programs and other graduate programs.
Joint / Combined Degrees Offered: MBA/JD (4 years); BS Engineering/MBA (5 years); MD/MBA (5 years); PharmD/MBA (4 years); MBA/MA International Relations (3 years)
Concentrations: Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Systems/Information Technology, International Business, JD/MBA - Dual Degree, Leadership/Management, Marketing, MD/MBA -- Dual Degree, Supply Chain Management
Study Abroad Options: Austria (Wu-Wien), England (Lancaster University), France (Esc-Dijon, ESC Grenoble), Poland (University of Warsaw) Korea (Korea University, Seoul) Switzerland (University of Neuchatel) Italy, Germany, Australia, (University of Heidelburg, RMIT Melbourne)ISEP Schools worldwide. (200 through study abroad office)
Online Course Catalog: http://www.gattonmba.uky.edu
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Sustainability
Courses in Sustainability: Yes
Sustainability course is: Optional
Description: To provide an overview of the role of sustainability in marketing strategy. We use the triple bottom line perspective to cast sustainability as the simultaneous pursuit of financial, social/relational & environmental performance. The course provides an assessment of current efforts to pursue sustainability with a primary focus on the interaction of the marketing organization with the environment. In the process, we investigate the interaction between consumption & the physical environment. We examine consumption processess in the household, industrial, servives, & transportation sectors of the economy. We subsequently address specific marketing tactics employed by firms seeking to maximize triple bottom line performance.
Research Opportunities in Sustainability: Yes
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Academic Support Services Offered
Non-US Student Support Groups:Yes
Women Support Groups:No
Minority Support Groups:Yes
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups:Yes
Academic Prep Programs for Incoming Students:Yes
Peer Tutoring Programs:No
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Degrees / Programs

  • Academic Experience Rating:
    80
  • Part Time Program:
    Yes
  • Evening Program:
    Yes
  • Executive MBA:
    No
  • Online MBA:
    No

Faculty

  • Total Faculty:
    24
  • Full-Time Faculty:
    100%
  • Part-Time Faculty:
    0%
  • Female Faculty:
    8.7%
  • Minority Faculty:
    13%

Academic Services Offered

  • Academic Prep Programs:
    Yes
  • Peer Tutoring:
    No
  • Minority Support Groups:
    Yes
  • Women Support Groups:
    No