Full-Time MBA with Internship


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Program Description

The Full-Time MBA is an innovative accelerated 13-month program that creates exceptional career advancement by combining our proven curriculum with significant paid internship opportunities.*

This program is perfect for recent graduates who have limited or no professional experience, and working professionals who desire to get their MBA quickly. Evening classes accommodate students choosing to do an internship and the established professional who wants an accelerated program. Cohort size is limited to 50-60 students and admission is competitive.

*Internship positions are limited. If you are internship seeking, submit your application early for the best opportunities.


MBA Highlights

  • Paid internship opportunities* provide exceptional work experience, networking opportunities and valuable resume credentials with potential for continued employment
  • The team-based format creates a high-quality, diverse learning environment
  • Frequent guest speakers include successful alumni as well as regional and national business leaders
  • Focused electives build expertise and include Marketing or Analytics
  • Online electives in Franchise Management or Distilled Spirits Business earn added certification at no extra cost
  • Professional development modules build skills that transfer readily between careers
  • No pre-requisite courses
  • Tuition costs are the same, regardless of residency
  • World-class faculty includes teacher/scholars with extensive professional experience
  • An immersive, international study trip — included with tuition (excluding airfare)
  • Lifetime access to the Ulmer Career Management Center services

* Internships are competitively-based and not guaranteed

Degree Requirements


  • MBA 601 Strategic Analysis
  • MBA 602 Decision Analysis
  • MBA 604 Economics I
  • MBA 607 Economics II
  • MBA 609 Financial Accounting
  • MBA 611 Managerial Accounting I
  • MBA 613 Managerial Accounting II
  • MBA 612 Finance I
  • MBA 608 Technology Management
  • MBA 641 Professional Development Module-Team Building
  • MBA 649 Professional Development Module-Inclusive Leadership
  • MBA 616 Finance II
  • MBA 603 Organizational Behavior
  • MBA 617 Marketing I
  • MBA 619 Marketing II
  • MBA 621 Global Business
  • MBA 622 Project Management
  • MBA 606 Leadership
  • MBA 614 Operations Management
  • MBA 624 Strategic Management
  • MBA 695 PDM-Crisis Management
  • MBA 696 PDM-Negotiation
  • MBA 651 Introduction to Business Analytics
  • MBA 644 Professional Development Module-Business Etiquette
  • MBA 642 Managerial Communications
  • MBA 623 Global Learning
  • MBA 670 Capstone Project I
  • MBA 671 Capstone Project II
  • MBA 680 Special Topics in Business
  • MBA 699 MBA Internship (spread across multiple semesters or 3.0 credit hours in special topics if MBA 699 not completed)

The sequence of courses is subject to change

Admission Requirements

Below is a checklist intended to help with the admissions process. It is recommended that your application be submitted within 30 days of creating your account.

Application Checklist

  • Create an application account
  • One letter of recommendation: Within the application, submit name and email address of your recommender. They will receive an email invitation on your behalf. Your recommender should speak to your character, academic aptitude, etc.
  • Professional resume: Within the application, upload your resume.
  • Personal statement: Within the application, attach a 1-2 page Word document describing your interest in the UofL MBA program, why you selected the University of Louisville, your short and long term goals and any additional information you feel is relevant.
  • Submit and pay the application fee
  • Official college transcript(s)
  • Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) (The GRE can be accepted in lieu of the GMAT)

    International Applicants – Additional Requirements

    • WES or ECE formal transcript evaluation – if you studied outside of the United States, you are required to submit your academic records for a formal evaluation
    • TOEFL scores – score of 79 and higher on the internet-based test required; scores must be 2 years old or less at the time of application
    • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score of 6.5 or higher on the computer-based test. Scores must be less than 2 years old at the time of application
    • Financial Statement: You will be asked to demonstrate that you have adequate financial resources to support your educational and living expenses for the duration of your studies in the U.S. Every applicant must submit appropriate official financial documents

Last updated Sep 2020

About the School

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