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MBA & Certificates

Gain essential business expertise + specialized knowledge

Your Pathway

to Greater Success

Today’s business landscape grows increasingly more competitive. You need an education that can help you stand out. The UofL online MBA and certificate programs combine essential business expertise with specialized knowledge to give you a true competitive edge.

Choose your path:

1.) Join the UofL online MBA program, enrich your global business perspective with our 10-day international study trip and use your elective hours to earn a specialized certificate in either Franchise Management or Distilled Spirits Business — at no extra time or cost.

2.) Use your MBA electives to earn a Franchise Management or Distilled Spirits Business certificate, and gain broad-based knowledge and insight into these unique industries that will set you up to move your career forward. Then, once you’re ready to go even further, roll all certificate credits toward a UofL MBA — and start with 20% of your degree already complete.

Online MBA

Program Highlights

  • Learn proven business theories, practices, and leadership skills to become a more engaged and effective business professional
  • Develop vital business skills needed to lead teams and improve the bottom line
  • Expand your global business savvy with a 10-day international study trip (optional, airfare and incidentals not included)
  • Hear from business leaders, guest speakers, and successful alumni
  • Network with other business professionals across the globe
  • Complete the program in 20 months (five semesters) or faster with accelerated courses
  • GRE/GMAT waivers are available for qualified applicants
  • Bachelor’s degree required

Franchise Management Certificate

Program Highlights

  • Develop skills and knowledge needed to acquire, run, and grow a franchise business with courses designed in partnership with industry executives
  • Learn from instructors with extensive experience
  • Connect and network with other franchise professionals
  • Finish in as little as 30 weeks with five-week terms
  • Boost your professional credentials by earning 250 credits toward the Certified Franchise Executive™ (CFE) designation from the International Franchise Association with each completed course
  • Bachelor’s degree required

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Distilled Spirits Business Certificate

Program Highlights

  • Gain a deep breadth of knowledge about business operations within the distilled spirits industry
  • Learn how different functions such as finance, marketing, and operations work interdependently
  • Get an insider’s view of the industry from guest speakers and corporate fellows embedded in every course
  • Connect and network with other distillery professionals
  • Finish in as little as 15 weeks by taking 2 courses every 5 weeks (effective Spring 2020)
  • Bachelor’s degree required

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