- Associated Press - Thursday, April 3, 2014

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky are taking early applications for their new joint master of business administration program for executives.

The program is designed to prepare midlevel executives at for-profit, nonprofit and government organizations for senior leadership posts. It is pending approval by U of L’s Faculty Senate and is scheduled to be considered May 7.

Tuition is $67,500 for the 17-month program that is to start in August. Students are able to keep their jobs while attending classes every other weekend. The classes will be about half in Louisville and half in Lexington.

As many as 40 students will be accepted in the program. The early admission deadline is May 1, with June 1 the final admission deadline.

For more information, visit http://execmba.biz .