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Flexibility With the NKU Online MBA Program

With the continued proliferation of job opportunities for Master of Business Administration graduates, the demand for quality online degree programs remains strong. Recent surveys report a rising global demand for MBA graduates, with 88 percent of corporate recruiters responding they planned to hire recent MBA graduates. Organizations across all industries and all geographic locations continue to seek out top MBA graduates. With the ease and flexibility of Northern Kentucky University’s online MBA degree program, it’s easier than ever to earn an MBA and ascend the career ladder.

Why an Online MBA?

The flexibility of an online degree program makes it convenient for individuals who work full time or travel for their job to earn an MBA. For most working professionals, it’s just not feasible to leave a job or relocate for an education at a brick-and-mortar university. An online program is accessible 24 hours a day to those who want to earn an MBA and advance in their field. Being able to keep a job and earn a paycheck makes the 100 percent online program at NKU a great choice.

Your schedule is your own with a fully online curriculum. You can access coursework online and complete it at night, on weekends and even when you’re on the road for your job. Attaining an MBA can be daunting for students with family responsibilities, but with 100 percent online courses, students can still manage the responsibilities of family by completing their coursework on their schedule.

Flexibility of Coursework

The online MBA programs at NKU are designed for today’s professionals who require their schedules to fit their busy lives. The AACSB-accredited program offers students an accelerated format with eight rolling start dates during the calendar year. With three spring, two summer and three fall enrollment dates, students don’t have to wait for a traditional semester to begin. In addition, the 5-week courses enable students to earn a degree in as few as 12 months.

NKU was ranked among “America’s Top Colleges” nine years in a row by Forbes. It offers an innovative 16-course, 33-credit-hour degree with a customizable curriculum, allowing students to personalize their MBA program to fit their needs. Students can choose two of three “stacks,” in Finance, Leadership, or Innovation Through Competitive Intelligence. Coursework includes four essentials courses, or 16 credit hours, 12 credit hours of their chosen specialization, and five credit hours for a capstone project to complete the program.

Some opportunities for career advancement often require an MBA degree. At NKU, students receive a strong foundation in core courses and a unique curriculum with in-demand stacks for a personalized MBA. The flexibility of NKU’s online MBA curriculum offers students a less rigid program of study than traditional degree programs, making it a great choice for working professionals who want to further their career.

Learn more about the NKU online MBA program.


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