Master of Business Administration
Ranked #3

Ranked #3

Most Affordable Online MBA Programs

Master of Business Administration

Complete in 12 months

Complete in 12 months

One of the shortest MBA programs in Kentucky

Most Affordable MBA in the Region

Most Affordable MBA in the Region

$14,250- 30 Credit Hours

100% Online

100% Online

so you can study when it works for you

Midway University’s 100% Online MBA degree program is designed to prepare busy professionals to play a leadership role in the rapidly changing, technologically-advanced global marketplace. Students who want to advance their business knowledge and gain valuable skills to help them rise above others in the workforce are choosing Midway’s accelerated MBA. All Midway MBA degree candidates share a common core of course work in management, marketing, finance, business law, and global business.

Most Affordable MBA in the Region

Midway University is proud to offer one of the most affordable MBA degrees in the region. Tuition is only $475 per credit hour,* and students only need to earn 30 to 33 credit hours, depending on the MBA degree they choose. That is a total of just $14,250 to earn the general MBA degree. Additionally, students can earn their degree in 12 months, which saves them time and money.

Dr. Mark Gill Shares Insights into the MBA Program

Online MBA Coursework

The MBA coursework is offered completely online in an accelerated 8-week format (an on-campus option is also now available). This makes it easy for students to complete courses on their own schedule and put their new skills to work quickly. Our program also offers MBA specializations, so you can choose to further specialize in one of our five areas of concentration:

MBA 4+1 Program

Undergraduate students now can complete two MBA courses as an undergraduate. These courses count towards both their undergraduate and graduate degree credit hours, which is a cost savings of more than $3,000.

Learn More About Our MBA 4+1 Program

MSN-MBA Dual Degree

The online Master of Science in Nursing-Master of Business Administration dual degree (online MSN-MBA dual degree) is designed for BSN-prepared nurses who are interested in moving their careers forward as highly-skilled professionals. In this program, students will learn the leadership skills they need to navigate complex healthcare business issues.

Learn More About Our MSN-MBA Dual Degree

Career Outlook

How can an MBA degree work for you?

The solid knowledge base gained while completing this program ensures that students possess the transferable skills needed to successfully execute major career transitions.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for management occupations was $105,660 in May 2019, which was the highest wage of all the major occupational groups. The employment of management occupations is projected to grow 5 percent from 2019 to 2029, which will result in about 505,000 new jobs. Employment growth is expected to be driven by the formation of new organizations and expansion of existing ones, which should require more workers to manage these operations.

Why Midway?


student-to-faculty ratio


90% of students receive some form of financial assistance


meet faculty face-to-face to get in-person assistance even as an online student

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply?

We offer a simple online application process. Create your account, submit all materials and track your application status conveniently online. Admissions Counselors are available to assist you with the application process and answer any questions you may have about Midway University and our programs. Give them a call at 1.800.952.4122 or email

How much will it cost?

Midway’s MBA program is one of the shortest in Kentucky and therefore, one of the most affordable. Complete just 30 credit hours for the general MBA or 33 credit hours for an MBA with an area of concentration. You can review our current credit hour tuition rates and fees online.

Is the GRE or GMAT required for admission into the program?

No there is no requirement for students to take the GRE or GMAT to apply for admission into this program. The admission requirement for this program is a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution. The admissions application process includes completing an application and submitting a resume.

Can I transfer credits from another school if I am accepted into this program?

No more than six credit hours from a regionally accredited institution will be accepted in transfer into a graduate program.

What are my financial aid options?

Students are eligible as “full-time and “part-time” students for Federal loans and may be eligible for Federal and/or State grants. (A full-time student is a student taking 12 credit hours or more per term; a part-time student is a student taking 6-12 credit hours.)

Make sure you get the whole picture before making your decision. First, complete your FAFSA so you can see what financial aid you are eligible to receive and complete your application. Once you are admitted to Midway University, you can meet with our Financial Aid Office to discuss all the eligible aid (federal, state and institutional) that you have access to. This is the only way to figure out the true cost and if you will have any out-of-pocket expenses to cover. We also have specific resource information for military students.

What support services are available for online and evening students?

Midway University’s Student Success Center provides both Academic Support and Career Services resources for all Midway students. Academic Support includes one-on-one tutoring, small group tutoring and virtual (or online) tutoring. Workshops are held throughout the year to support student learning.

Career Services resources are available to students, alumni and others within our community to help them gain relevant and practical career readiness training through education and experiential learning within internships, job shadowing, career counseling and strategic corporate partnerships.

Don’t see your question here? Our admissions staff would be happy to discuss our online degree programs with you and answer your questions. Get the conversation started by calling us at 800.952.4122 or by email at

*Affordability is based on calculating total per credit hour rate with required credits needed to earn the degree ($475 x 30 credit hours = $14,250). Competitors in Central Kentucky have higher tuition rates and require more credits to earn the degree. This make our MBA the most affordable in the Central Kentucky are and one of the most affordable MBA degree programs in Kentucky.

A Peek Inside Our Program

Our accelerated MBA degree program without a specialization can be completed in as little as 12 months with just 30 credit hours required. Those who choose to an area of concentration can complete in 15 months with just 33 credit hours.

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