School of Graduate Business & Technology

Graduate Business & Technology Programs

LWC offers the following programs through the School of Graduate Business and Technology:

It is possible to earn the M.S. in technology management simultaneously with the M.B.A. Visit MBA/MSTM Dual Degree for more information.

Interested students should contact an Academic Advisor.

Current Students

The School of Graduate Business & Technology provides numerous resources to support its students. These resources are largely web-based, using cutting edge technologies to communicate with students on key issues related to their professional development. Some of these tools include:

Designed with student learning in mind, Blackboard provides a rich set of tools that faculty use to support live classroom instruction. Blackboard provides support for online syllabi, documents and powerpoints, grade distribution, quizzes and exams, electronic submission of written assignments, and much more!


For questions related to accessing your course, please contact Blackboard support at

FAQ - Graduate Business & Technology Program Information

  1. What is the application process to apply for a Graduate Business & Technology Program?
    1. Complete the online application for Admission at
    2. Submit online payment of the non-refundable application fee of $35 with your online application
    3. Submit all supporting documents in the online application system
    4. Graduate Admissions processes applications and issues an admission letter
  2. What are the admissions requirements for a Graduate Business & Technology Program?
    • Completion of an undergraduate degree (any major from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university or its equivalent from a governmentally recognized or similar authority as a postsecondary, academic degree-granting institution of higher learning, with the equivalent of a 2.5 GPA, or completion of a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  3. How do I apply for a visa to study at Lindsey Wilson College?
  4. Do I have to submit official transcripts?
    • Yes, official transcripts are required in your first semester. These must be original official transcripts sent directly from the school to Lindsey Wilson College. You may also bring official transcripts in a sealed envelope to residency. These cannot be a copy of an official transcript issued to the student. Electronic transcripts must be sent directly to Hard copy transcripts must be sent directly to:
        Lindsey Wilson College
        ATTN: Graduate Admissions
        210 Lindsey Wilson St.
        Columbia, Ky. 42728
  5. How much is the application fee?
    • There is a $35 non-refundable application fee that must be paid in order for the application to be reviewed. Letters of acceptance will not be issued until the application fee is paid.
  6. How much is the enrollment deposit and will it be applied toward tuition?
    • There is an enrollment deposit of $250 that must be paid prior to orientation. The deposit will hold a student’s spot to be enrolled. When a student enrolls, the deposit will reduce the amount of tuition and fees owed.
  7. Is there a residency requirement?
    • Yes. You are required to attend residency once each semester for hybrid course.
  8. Where is the residency?
    • The following are approved campus locations:
        A.P. White Campus of Lindsey Wilson College
        210 Lindsey Wilson Street
        Columbia, Kentucky, 42728
  9. What happens at residency?
    • You will attend on-site class sessions for your hybrid course. The first residency weekend also includes required orientation activities to support student success. International students are required to attend immigration check-in and orientation on-site.
  10. How long is the residency?
    • The residency is Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m Central Time.
  11. What if I can't make it to residency?
    • Reach out to your course instructor for assistance with residency schedule questions.
      Check your course for any announcements related to delays or cancellations due to weather.
      If you require approval for a residency absence, please understand that this is a required component of the program. However, we also understand that there are sometimes unforeseen circumstances that could prevent you from attending i.e. (positive COVID test results from a doctor, documented medical emergency, etc.). Request for an excused absence should include documented evidence and be forwarded to
      Dr. Helen MacLennan, Dean, School of Graduate Business & Technology:
  12. I have courses that may transfer, what do I do?
    • Enrolled Students - Please forward a copy of your transcript and the course descriptions for the courses you would like to be considered for transfer. These can come from the catalog or course syllabus. Combine them in one email and forward to
      Dr. Helen MacLennan, Dean, School of Graduate Business & Technology for review
  13. Can a student take more than 6 credits per semester?
    • This is evaluated on a student-by-student basis. Students should consult with their academic advisor.
  14. Graduate Business Program Expenses - Outside Of Tuition Expenses
    • Special Service Fees:
      Application Fee (non-refundable) - $35
      Enrollment Deposit (non-refundable) - $250
      Technology Fee per term (non-refundable) - $57
      Inclusive book fee (per term) - $166
      Late Payment - $100
  15. When are tuition and fees due?
    • Application fee and enrollment deposit must be paid prior to orientation.
    • Tuition, the technology fee, and the inclusive book fee are due in full the first day of classes.
  16. Is there a payment plan?
    • Students may select a 3- payment plan option with first payment due on or before the first day of class, second payment in 30 days, and balance due in 60 days.
  17. How do I purchase textbooks?
    • Textbooks are embedded in the learning management system, Blackboard. The inclusive textbook fee will pay for all books needed each semester. You do not need to make any additional textbook purchases.
  18. How much is the inclusive textbook fee?
    • The inclusive textbook fee is $83 per course.
  19. What happens if my tuition and fees payment is late?
    • A $100 non-refundable late payment fee is assessed if students do not pay their invoices on time by the first day of classes $100 late fee for each late payment If a student signs up on a payment plan and misses a payment date. Past due accounts will be placed on financial hold prohibiting additional services such as processing transcripts and registering for courses.
  20. What is the refund policy?
    • Students will receive a refund for tuition on a course dropped in the first week following the first day of classes. Students who withdraw are subject to the tuition refund policy:
      • 100 percent before the second day of the semester.
      • On the second day of the semester and thereafter, tuition refunds are calculated by determining the percentage of instructional days the student will not be attending to the total number of instructional days in the semester. The student will receive a pro-rated refund, to the student account, based upon that percentage.
      • Should the official withdrawal date occur after 60 percent of the instructional days in the semester have been completed, no refunds will be granted.
      There is no refund for application fees, technology fees, or late payment fees.
  21. Who can I contact for more information?
  22. When can I apply for CPT status?
    • In order to apply for CPT you must be registered for the Internship course - MSTM 5901.
  23. How do I apply for CPT status?
    • Submit the CPT Application
    • Students with approved CPT applications will be reviewed by the (P)DSO to ensure eligibility
    • Eligible students will be issued an I-20 with CPT endorsement.
  24. How do I transfer my SEVIS record?

Hello! from our academic advisor team.
    Andy McAllister, Lead Graduate Academic Advisor
    Sheela Brachey, Graduate Academic Advisor
    Irene Price, Graduate Academic Advisor
    Kierra Taylor, Graduate Academic Advisor

For all international students admitted to LWC in "F-1 student status".

Use the ISA HUB for valuable resources available to you as well as how to apply for certain benefits (if eligible) while enrolled at LWC as well as post-graduation!

International Student Affairs Hub