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Master of Business Administration Programs FAQ

Time and Duration

How fast can I complete the MBA programs?

Our One-Year MBA program can be completed in as few as 10 months. Our Professional and Online MBA degree programs take approximately two years. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

Does OHIO have a full-time MBA option?

Our suite of MBA options offer full-time, part-time and hybrid scheduling for maximum flexibility. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

Does OHIO have a part-time MBA option?

The Online and Professional MBA programs are offered on a part-time schedule. Our One-Year MBA is only offered full-time. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

Tuition and Fees

What is the cost-per-credit for the MBA programs?

Tuition for each program varies. For the cost per credit of your program of interest, visit the individual program's tuition page: PMBA, Online MBA, One-Year MBA.

Do the MBA programs offer scholarships?

Alumni, student veterans, active military members and corporate partners in the PMBA and OMBA programs are automatically eligible to receive a scholarship of up to $5,000 through our College of Business. Graduate assistantships are available for students in the One-Year MBA program. Contact our admissions team for more information.

What is the total tuition for the MBA programs?

Tuition for each program varies. For the total tuition of your program of interest, visit the program's individual tuition page: PMBA, Online MBA, One-Year MBA.

Are there any miscellaneous fees associated with the MBA programs?

You may have costs in addition to tuition, such as textbooks, supplies and fees. Take these into consideration as you budget for your degree.

Accreditations and Rankings

Are the MBA programs accredited?

Yes. The College of Business at OHIO is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Admissions

Do the OHIO Master of Business Administration programs require work experience?

Professional work experience is not required for the One-Year MBA. The Online MBA and Professional MBA require two years of professional work experience to apply.

Curriculum

How many credits are in the Master of Business Administration programs?

The number of credits required vary by the program you choose. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

How many courses are in the Master of Business Administration programs?

All three programs include 12 courses to complete. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

Does the MBA program offer concentrations?

The PMBA and the Online MBA feature nine concentrations, including Accounting, Business Analytics, Business Venturing & Entrepreneurship, Executive Management, Finance, Health Care, Operations & Supply Chain Management, Project Management, and Strategic Selling & Sales Leadership.

Does the online MBA program have a residency component?

Yes. Through OHIO's unique Leadership Development Conference, you'll engage with your peers in person. During this weekend (Friday and Saturday) in Athens, Ohio, you will learn from world-class speakers, connect with classmates in online business programs at OHIO and meet the faculty you've learned from. All Online and Professional MBA students are required to attend this event at least once.

Career Outlook

What kind of career can I expect to pursue with the MBA?

An MBA degree will provide you with a wide range of business knowledge and management skills. These skills can be applied to managerial and executive roles no matter what field you pursue. Employment in management occupations is expected to grow 9% between 2020 and 2030. The median annual wage for management occupations was $102,450 in 2021, according the Bureau of Labor Statistics.