Data analysis is rapidly becoming a required skill set for today’s managers in competitive environments. As a decision-maker in business, you are likely to be asked to analyze data or interpret a report that others have derived. In this course, you will have the opportunity to learn how to summarize, visualize, and manage data within software environments commonly used in business today. Additionally, techniques that help decision-makers reduce risk and identify opportunities that would provide an individual or a company with a competitive advantage will be reviewed.
Online Master of Business Administration AF
Online Master of Business Administration
Advance Your Business Career with a Flexible MBA
Innovative Graduate Education Designed for Business Professionals
Finish your MBA online in two years with Ohio University. Our AACSB-accredited program features nine concentrations so you can specialize your path of study for your professional goals.
This flexible degree incorporates the hands-on learning and leading-edge curriculum you expect from a nationally recognized MBA program with the added convenience of online study. You will sharpen skills in key areas like leadership, strategic thinking and analytics as you 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. Our program is nationally recognized for affordability, academic quality and more. When you graduate, you will be prepared to pursue new opportunities or level up in your current organization.
Customize Your Online MBA
Online MBA program students choose from nine concentrations, each designed to focus on an essential skill area for business leaders. The 100% online curriculum builds practical business skills with immediate workplace application. Some courses include:
MBA 6320: Descriptive Analytics
MBA 6350: Strategic Marketing
The course is an application-oriented course focusing on marketing strategy and supply chain management for organizations. Critical aspects of strategic marketing planning, such as situation analysis, competitive analysis, product and service management, distribution and supply chain management, and integrated marketing communications, are examined. The course will discuss the latest analytical tools used in strategic marketing. Students will study how to explore marketing resources and information to maximize long-run customer value and generate the greatest financial return for the organization.
MBA 6380: Strategy
Students bring together lessons from all their prior course work to analyze the firm and its industry and formulate and implement strategy. In this course, you will be asked to take the perspective of executives who have overall responsibility for an organization. Concepts discussed include strategy formulation at the corporate and business levels, interrelationships between firms and their environments, corporate governance and strategy implementation issues.
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.
Online Learning Experience
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.
Experiential Learning for Professional Success
Alongside 100% online courses, OHIO offers optional live, virtual office hours that give you the chance to discuss weekly assignments and gain valuable insights. The required Leadership Development Conference also gives online MBA students the opportunity to connect in person with instructors, peers and alumni while hearing from guest speakers and participating in panel discussions, workshops and more.
Qualify for Leadership Roles Across Industries
When you finish OHIO's online MBA program, you will have the advanced skills and business acumen you need to drive organizational growth and innovation. In a 2021 exit survey of recent OHIO online MBA graduates, 43% of respondents reported that they had already received a pay increase, while 36% had earned a promotion.
Skilled business leaders are consistently in high demand, with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicting 9% employment growth for management-level roles through 2030 and 8% growth for top executives specifically.1 With CEOs earning an average reported salary of $156,413, your MBA can open doors to lucrative leadership positions.2
- Computer and information systems manager
- Financial analyst
- Financial manager
- Health informatics manager
- Management analyst
- Program manager
- Sales director
- Top executive
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.
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.
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Management Occupations. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/home.htm.
- Payscale.com. Average Chief Executive Officer Salary. Retrieved from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Chief_Executive_Officer_(CEO)/Salary.