University of Pikeville

Coleman College of Business
Graduate Admissions
(606) 218-5251


Advance Your Career

By earning your Master of Business Administration (MBA) at UPIKE, you’ll be empowered to lead in a competitive global business environment. Whether your goal is to advance in your current profession or launch a new career, the UPIKE MBA provides relevant curriculum and experiences that prepare you for success. Our online format offers professionals the flexibility to earn an MBA while working full time.


Balancing a career while pursuing a UPIKE MBA has never been more convenient. You can earn a quality degree on your schedule through our online classrooms.

To fit your goals and career aspirations, you have the option to focus on specific areas of business beyond your foundational MBA coursework:

Professional, Healthcare and Entrepreneurship concentrations will equip you with specialized knowledge applicable to high-demand careers.

Strategic Communication concentration is ideal for working professionals in communication-oriented fields such as public relations, advertising, marketing, media professions and management with the desire to enhance communication skills and knowledge.

Core business classes are adjusted to reflect the types of undergraduate education and professional backgrounds prospective students might have.

The selected business courses focus more on leadership, ethics, marketing, and management to complement the added crisis communication, digital media and strategic communication courses.


You can integrate 30 hours of coursework into your schedule.

Regardless of your educational or professional background, a UPIKE MBA will prepare you to think strategically in an ever-changing business environment.

You’ll learn from experienced professors in the UPIKE-Coleman College of Business who are leaders in their fields and bring curriculum to life with applied knowledge and experience.

Earning a UPIKE MBA allows you to add value to and increase engagement in your organization. You’ll maximize your analytical and decision-making skills through our program, which emphasizes the application of business principles and management competencies.

Tuition and Aid

The UPIKE MBA is priced affordably to allow students with a busy schedule to complete their degree.

To view the full MBA Cost and Aid table visit the link below:

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MBA Student Success

“Because of my hectic schedule and business commitments, I would have never been able to complete the MBA program in a traditional classroom setting. The online program provided invaluable experience and afforded me the opportunity of attaining a master’s degree at the age of 42.”

Heather McPeak, MBA ’19


The University of Pikeville is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of Pikeville. All other inquiries should be addressed to the University of Pikeville at 147 Sycamore Street, Pikeville, Kentucky 41501 or call (606) 218-5250.

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