University of Kentucky- Gatton College of Business and Economics
Gatton College of Business & Economics
Gatton prepares graduates with the skills and knowledge they need to compete globally with the utmost integrity and professionalism. Through teaching, research, and outreach, we not only support economic growth, but have a direct, tangible influence on the lives of our citizens and people around the world.
#35 Among employers nationwide (U.S. News & World Report, 2020)
Top 25% Best Part Time MBA Programs (U.S. News & World Report, 2020)
#9 Most productive research in accounting, BYU Accounting Research Rankings
About Lexington, Kentucky:
Welcome to a great city for working professionals and entrepreneurs
The city of Lexington is a great place to live and learn. Serving as the healthcare, retail, financial, educational, cultural and entertainment center for both Central and Eastern Kentucky, Lexington features many of the advantages of a large city with the charm and hospitality of a small town.
- Reputable companies and employers such as Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Lexmark International, Big Ass Fans, Valvoline, Link Belt, LBX, Tempur Sealy, Amazon, Xerox, Hitachi, R.J. Corman Railroad Group, VA Medical Center, Baptist Health and Lockheed Martin all have a major corporate presence in the area. A list of all the regional employers and companies in Lexington and Central Kentucky can be found here.
- Lexington’s central location and excellent transportation system have been major factors in its growth and development. Lexington is 600 miles from 50% of the U.S. population and which includes cities such as Louisville, Cincinnati, Nashville, Indianapolis, Atlanta and more.
- Lexington's strong economy is due in large part to its diversification of employment opportunities, which is dispersed among government, education and health care, retail trade, manufacturing, professional and business services, and construction. Along with a rapidly growing high-tech sector and a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem, it's easy to see why Lexington is one of the best cites in the nation for entrepreneurs and professionals.
Master of Finance - This STEM certified one-year program prepares students for a professional career in the finance and banking industry. Students gain first-hand asset management experience by managing $5 million of real money and accessing real-time financial information via our Bloomberg terminal equipped classroom.
Master of Supply Chain Management - This STEM certified one-year program blends end-to-end supply chain concepts like strategic sourcing and channel management, along with big data analytics and cross-functional business knowledge, in order to solve real-world supply chain challenges.
Master of Accounting - This 10-14 month program prepares students for one of the world's leading professions. This program enriches skills in auditing, taxation, cost accounting, and financial accounting. The coursework is designed for students to take the CPA exam with confidence.
Master of Science in Finance:
Non-Resident with at least one on-campus course, total cost for program (fees and tuition): $40,104*
Master of Science in Supply Chain Management:
Non-Resident, total cost for program (fees and tuition): $36,500*
Master of Accounting:
Non-Resident, total cost for program (fees and tuition): $31,130*
*All current rates are subject to change and typically increase each year. Does not includes books, online distance learning fees, or living expenses.