Copperheads Baseball is a student-run organization that provides experiential learning opportunities for students to build their careers in fields such as journalism, marketing, sport management, and more. Copperhead's staff consists of college students from Ohio University ranging from freshmen to graduate students, preparing for a future working in sports.
Ohio University's College of Business is dedicated to developing innovative leaders through applied learning while providing lasting memories and experiences to every student that walks the campus bricks. Those experiences help create lifelong, loyal Business Bobcat Alumni who are leading and innovating in the business world.
The Ohio University College of Business rankings are our Points of Pride. We are honored to be consistently nationally recognized for our faculty and staff's work in research and academics. We are teaching our students firsthand to do "Business for Good." The work outside of the classroom is just as important as we strive to better the lives of our students and the Athens community.
(Fortune Magazine) #2 Best Public Business School in Ohio
(Poets & Quants) #1Online Specialized Graduate Business Programs for Veterans in Ohio
(US News & World Report) #1Online MBA program in Ohio
(Poets & Quants) #2Online Bachelor's of Business in Ohio
(U.S. News & World Report) TopUniversity for Professional Sales Education — Ralph and Luci Schey Sales Centre #2Postgraduate Sport Administration Program in the world.
Ranked #1 eight out of the last eleven years
(SportBusiness Professional) HEED AwardAwarded the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award — for five consecutive years
The College of Business prides itself on teaching and learning through experiences. The authentic art of experiential learning excels our students forward with a deepened skillset and is highly sought after by top companies worldwide. 70% of COB courses offer applied experiential learning while stacking those experiences brings that number closer to 100%.
Experience OHIO: Southern Ohio Copperheads
Experience OHIO: Global Consulting Program
The Global Consulting Program develops students’ global business leadership skills through cross-cultural immersion and applied business experience. With over eight exciting locations to choose from, students have direct consulting experience for a major international company.
All students within the College of Business are provided with a support system of faculty, advisors, career coaches, and peer mentors. In the 2022 fall semester alone, the CSSC hosted over 4000 appointments! As a result, our 2022 graduating class had a 93% placement rate within six months of graduation.
Improving Lives Through Business
Student & Community Impact
SAF Second Annual Bobcat Networking Event
The Joe Burrow Foundation launched in October 2022, in parallel with The Society of Alumni & Friends Annual Event planning discussion. On April 20, 2023, the College of Business Society of Alumni & Friends is hosting a evening of networking, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and a serious of speakers to benefit the SAF and The Joe Burrow Foundation.
Centers of Excellence join forces for professional clothing drive
The College of Business Centers of Excellence recently led a combined effort to encourage faculty, staff, and students to clean out their closets and donate any lightly used and in-season professional clothing to the Career Closet.
DEI Detroit Trip
In honor of Black History Month, the Ohio University College of Business sponsored a student networking and cultural exploration trip to Detroit, Michigan.
Annual Eco Impact Challenge
The Eco Impact Challenge is a semester-long, cross-disciplinary, team-based leadership experiential simulation focused on sustainability. In teams of five to seven, students work on a real-world sustainability issue on the Athens campus or surrounding community by envisioning a solution to a problem, working with community stakeholders, and presenting a business pitch for their solution.
Meet OHIO's Financial Times 50 (FT50) Journal Authors for 2021-22
Ohio University's College of Business faculty published 4 articles in Financial Times 50 Journals during the 2021-2022 academic year.
David BossStrategic Entrepreneurship: A Review and Research Agenda, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice
Sinan GokkayaAre Analyst Short-Term Trade Ideas Valuable, The Journal of Finance
Markus BromanNaïve Style-Level Feedback Trading in Passive Funds, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
Rachida AïssaouiActors and Resources in the Deinstitutionalization And Reproduction of Educational Inequalities: A Comparative Historical Analysis, Journal of Management Studies