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Online Master of Business Administration AF

Online & Professional Hybrid MBAs

Choose an MBA that works for you

Our AACSB-accredited online or hybrid professional Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees incorporate the hands-on learning and leading-edge curriculum you expect from a nationally recognized MBA program. Choose from nine unique concentrations as you sharpen skills in key areas like leadership, strategic thinking and analytics and prepare to take your next professional step.

As the largest conferrer of MBAs in the state with decades of experience in business education, OHIO has a long tradition of preparing professionals for meaningful career advancement.

Part time
format

2
year duration


GRE/GMAT
not required
9
unique concentrations
No. 1
Online MBA in Ohio
35 - 36
total credits

Choose the MBA Option That's Right for You

Choose the level of face-to-face interaction you want in your program. The online MBA includes 100% online courses with one required two-day conference held on Athens campus, while our hybrid professional MBA students have online coursework and attend class one Saturday/month on Dublin campus.

No matter which program you choose, you will benefit from live engagement opportunities and real-world coursework to prepare you for future success.

Online MBA

  • 100% Online

  • Credit Hours: 35

  • # Courses: 12

The Online MBA program can be completed in two years and is specifically designed for working professionals--not retrofitted for them. In addition to online coursework, students connect with faculty and fellow learners in weekly virtual sessions.

Professional MBA

  • Online Coursework + In-Person (once/month)

  • Credit Hours: 36

  • # Courses: 12

The hybrid Professional MBA can be completed in two years and provides students with a highly personal hybrid experience. You will have online coursework plus experiential learning via an in-person class one Saturday/month at our Dublin, Ohio campus. Learn and collaborate face to face with faculty and peers in interactive workshops of actual business scenarios using state-of-the-art technology demonstrations. Benefit from faculty mentoring, leadership and teamwork assessments, hands-on experience, and more.

The concentration options are available for both the online MBA and PMBA programs.

Accounting Concentration 

Deepen your understanding of today’s financial opportunities and challenges with a broader overview of the conceptual framework of accounting, as well as the advanced accounting knowledge that can help you move into managerial and c-suite roles.

Business Analytics Concentration

Gain specialized training in the use of advanced analytical techniques for managerial decision-making with a focus on managing, processing and analyzing data to make informed business recommendations.

Business Venturing & Entrepreneurship Concentration

Develop the in-depth business competencies that enable venturing in an established organization or startup.

Executive Management Concentration

Learn to collect, interpret and utilize the analytics and data that drive a successful business. Develop the capacity for critical thinking and confident decision-making.

Finance Concentration

Examine the risks and rewards of investing in volatile markets and gain a deeper understanding of portfolio management and corporate finance.

Health Care Concentration

Prepare for roles in senior management as well as product development, marketing, operations and supply-chain analysis in the high-demand field of health care.

Operations and Supply Chain Management Concentration

Gain an understanding of the complexity and interdependence of functions within an organization as well as organizations within a supply network.

Project Management Concentration

Explore the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®), as identified by the Project Management Institute (PMI). This concentration serves as a graduate-level option for working professionals.

Strategic Selling & Sales Leadership Concentration

Dive into topics including sales force management, strategic account management, leading sales teams, sales analytics, selling methodologies and account analysis and selection.

  • Online Learning Experience

    Whether you prefer to learn online or in-person, Ohio University can help you achieve your career goals. Our online MBA and hybrid professional MBA graduate programs are specifically designed for professionals who are ready for their next step.

    Online MBA: Complete 100% online courses seven weeks at a time and maintain your work and personal responsibilities by studying when and where it's convenient for you.

    Professional MBA: Complete coursework online and maintain your work and personal responsibilities, then attend face-to-face classes once/month.

    As a student in either part-time MBA program, you'll learn alongside fellow leaders and have access to the same expert faculty and leading-edge curriculum online as you would on campus.

  • Experiential Learning for Professional Success

    OHIO offers several experiential learning opportunities.

    In-Person, 1 Saturday/Month Classes: Alongside 100% online courses, students in the professional, hybrid MBA have regular, structured in-person classes at the Dublin, OH campus.

    Virtual Office Hours: Optional live, virtual office hours in both MBA programs, give you the chance to discuss weekly assignments and gain valuable insights.

    Leadership Development Conference: All MBA students attend a two-day conference at the Athens campus, and connect with instructors, peers and alumni while hearing from guest speakers and participating in panel discussions, workshops and more.

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.

Qualify for Leadership Roles Across Industries

Skilled business leaders are consistently in high demand. When you finish OHIO's online or online/hybrid MBA program, you will have the advanced skills and business acumen you need to drive organizational growth and innovation.

  • Employment in management occupations is expected to grow 9% between 2020 and 2030.1
  • The median annual wage for management occupations was $102,450 in 2021.1
  • 41% of OHIO online MBA graduates received a pay increase, while 36% earned a promotion.2
  • 90% of OHIO online MBA graduates said the program prepared them for lifetime career opportunities.2

Our graduates pursue jobs as:

  • Computer and information systems manager
  • Financial analyst
  • Data scientist
  • Health informatics manager
  • Sales director

Our Rankings

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

  • No. 1 Online MBA in Ohio – Poets&Quants, 2023
  • No. 39 Best Online MBA — Poets & Quants, 2022
  • No. 88 Best Online MBA Programs — U.S. News & World Report, 2022
  • No. 57 Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans — U.S. News & World Report, 2022

About the College of Business

Ohio University's AACSB-accredited College of Business offers industry-driven online programs built for leaders and working professionals. With more than 90 years of experience delivering business education, we are consistently recognized for academic excellence, affordability and more. When you learn with us, you will unlock the benefits of an innovative education designed for today's global business world.

Our Mission

We inspire innovators who strategically create value. We motivate leaders who serve with grit and determination. We nurture self-aware citizens who better the world of business.

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    Sources

    1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Management Occupations. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/home.htm.
    2. 2021 exit survey of recent OHIO online MBA graduates.
    3. Poets & Quants, 2023