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Innovative Graduate Education Designed for Business Professionals

Excel as a Leader in Your Industry

Enhance your skills and prepare for leadership opportunities with an online business degree or certificate from Ohio University. Our programs are built for working professionals so you can learn in a flexible format that fits your life. Plus no GMAT or GRE is required.

OHIO's College of Business offers nationally recognized programs at a competitive price. In addition, financial aid and scholarships are available. Alumni, student veterans, active military members and corporate partners are automatically eligible to receive a scholarship of up to $5,000.

Graduate with the business acumen and strategic management expertise to lead your organization to greater success.

  • The median annual wage for management occupations was $102,450 in May 2021, which was the highest wage of all the major occupational groups.1
  • Employment in business and financial operations occupations is projected to grow 8% from 2020 to 2030.2
  • About 906,800 new management jobs are projected to be added to the market by 2030.1
  • According to the BLS, master's degree holders earned almost 20% more than bachelor's degree holders as of May 2020.3
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Flexible Online Programs

At OHIO, we are committed to providing transformative learning experiences that prepare our students for lifelong professional success. Explore our graduate degree and certificate offerings to find the option that's right for you.

Master of Accountancy

  • Credit Hours: 30-42 
  • Cost per Credit: $954 Ohio resident*/$973 non-resident*

Gain advanced accounting and analytic skills to critically examine financial data and produce valuable business insights in any organization. Multiple path options are available depending on your education. Earn a business analytics certificate and prepare to sit for the CPA exam after graduation.

Online Master of Business Administration

  • Credit Hours: 35
  • Cost per Credit: $1,032 Ohio resident*/$1,051 non-resident*

Advance your business career and take on leadership roles with Ohio University's online MBA. This program can be completed in two years and features nine concentrations to specialize your studies for your professional goals.

Master of Science in Athletic Administration

  • Credit Hours: 30
  • Cost per Credit: $605 Ohio resident*/$624 non-resident*

Lead interscholastic athletic departments to success and support student-athletes, coaches and other staff. This 20-month degree is COSMA accredited and features an NIAAA-aligned curriculum that prepares you for certification as an athletic administrator after graduation.

Professional Master of Business Administration

  • Credit Hours: 36
  • Cost per Credit: $973 Ohio resident*/$992 non-resident*

The Professional Master of Business Administration (PMBA) at Ohio University provides students with a highly personal hybrid experience with in-person and online components. Choose from nine concentrations. Part-time and full-time options are available. Students meet once a month at the Dublin campus.

Master of Business Analytics

  • Credit Hours: 30
  • Cost per Credit: $1,179 Ohio resident*/$1,198 non-resident*

Earning an AACSB-accredited Master of Business Analytics will equip you with the technical expertise to dig deeper into organizational data and play a key role in making critical business decisions.

Master of Science in Management

  • Credit Hours: 36
  • Cost per Credit: $829 Ohio resident*/$848 non-resident*

Equip yourself with the analytical skills and managerial acumen to build resources, lead teams and navigate organizational challenges. OHIO’s MSM can be completed in as few as 12 months.

*Tuition subject to change.

Advanced Business Analytics Certificate

  • Credit Hours: 9
  • Cost per Credit: $829 Ohio resident*/$848 non-resident*

The Advanced Business Analytics (ABA) Certificate prepares you with advanced technical analytics skills to make informed decisions and implement analytics solutions in your organization.

Business Analytics Certificate

  • Credit Hours: 9
  • Cost per Credit: $829 Ohio resident*/$848 non-resident*

The Business Analytics Certificate will teach you to summarize, visualize and manage data within commonly used software environments. The coursework is designed for students with no prior knowledge of business analytics.

Business Analytics Leadership Certificate

  • Credit Hours: 9 total credits
  • Cost per Credit: $829 Ohio resident*/$848 non-resident*

The Business Analytics Leadership Certificate gives you an executive perspective on data analytics so you can leverage information systems, drive analytics strategy, create analytics culture and deliver analytics for an organization in any industry.

Business Venturing & Entrepreneurship Certificate

  • Credit Hours: 9 total credits
  • Cost per Credit: $829 Ohio resident*/$848 non-resident*

The Business Venturing & Entrepreneurship (BVE) Certificate provides the ideation and business venture skills to bring an innovation-based approach to an established business or your own new business.

Executive Management for Healthcare Professionals Certificate

  • Credit Hours: 12 total credits
  • Cost per Credit: $829 Ohio resident*/$848 non-resident*

Go beyond clinical expertise and learn the management techniques necessary to run a successful healthcare organization in this certificate program.

Finance Certificate

  • Credit Hours: 12 total credits
  • Cost per Credit: $829 Ohio resident*/$848 non-resident*

Gain broad financial knowledge in corporate finance, financial markets and investments so you can be a successful leader in your organization.

Human Resources Management Certificate

  • Credit Hours: 9 total credits
  • Cost per Credit: $829 Ohio resident*/$848 non-resident*

You'll get a comprehensive understanding of human resources management so you can become a more confident and knowledgeable leader in the workplace with this HRM certificate.

Management and Leadership Certificate

  • Credit Hours: 9 total credits
  • Cost per Credit: $829 Ohio resident*/$848 non-resident*

The Management and Leadership Certificate ensures you understand the best practices and strategies for managing people, processes and change so they can create value in any organization.

Operations and Supply Chain Management Certificate

  • Credit Hours: 9 total credits
  • Cost per Credit: $829 Ohio resident*/$848 non-resident*

This Operations and Supply Chain Management Certificate prepares you with the foundational knowledge in operations and project management and knowledge of lean six sigma process improvement to excel as an operations professional.

Strategic Sales and Sales Leadership Certificate

  • Credit Hours: 9 total credits
  • Cost per Credit: $829 Ohio resident*/$848 non-resident* 

This certificate prepares you with the cutting-edge skills in sales leadership, customer relationships and sales analytics to become a more efficient, productive and experienced sales leader in the workplace.

*Tuition subject to change.

Online Learning

No matter what your career goals are, Ohio University can help you get there. We offer a wide range of online graduate programs specifically for professionals who are ready for their next step. Complete focused courses seven weeks at a time and maintain your work and personal responsibilities by studying when and where it's convenient for you. As a student, you'll learn alongside fellow leaders and have access to the same expert faculty and leading-edge curriculum as you would on campus.

Scholarships

The College of Business offers several different financial opportunities for our professional and online graduate students, including a corporate partner program scholarship, alumni scholarship, and a veteran and military scholarship.

Industry-Aligned Courses

Choose from a range of business programs tailored to your career plans. Participate in experiential learning, such as our signature Leadership Development Conference (LDC), and master the concepts most relevant to today’s business leaders.

A A C S B Accredited

Ohio University’s College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This esteemed credential is granted to less than 5% of business schools in the nation.

Build on Your Experience and Prepare to Advance

Whether you want to move up in your current role or chart a new professional path, you can specialize your skillset and broaden your business expertise with OHIO. Our high-quality programs and best-in-class career support services will help you stand out to employers and get the job you want. Graduate degree-seeking business students have access to resources like our Graduate Career Acceleration Team (GradCAT), an individual career coaching engagement platform and a free coaching session every year, for life.

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About the College of Business

Ohio University's AACSB-accredited College of Business offers industry-driven online programs built for leaders and working professionals. When you learn with us, you will unlock the benefits of an innovative education designed for today's global business world.

Our Rankings

Ohio University ranks among the top higher education institutions globally as rated by the Center for World University Rankings.

  • No. 88 Best Online MBA Programs — U.S. News
  • No. 49 in Best Online Master's in Business Programs (Excluding MBA)
  • No. 25 in Best Online Master's in Business Programs for Veterans (Excluding MBA)

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Sources

  1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Management Occupations. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov.
  2. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Business and Financial Occupations. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov.
  3. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Learn more, earn more: Education leads to higher wages, lower unemployment. May 2020. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov.