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Ohio University College of Business

Online MBA Degree Options

Innovative Education that Opens Professional Doors

Enhance Your Business Skillset and Prepare to Lead with OHIO

At Ohio University, we understand that an MBA is an important stepping stone to advancing your career. That’s why we’ve built affordable, engaging and academically rigorous options designed to fit your lifestyle and career goals. With nine unique concentrations to choose from, no GMAT requirement and flexible scheduling, you can build your skills while excelling in your current responsibilities. 

As the largest conferrer of MBAs in the state and with decades of experience in business education, OHIO has a long tradition of preparing professionals for meaningful career advancement. When you graduate, you will be prepared to pursue new opportunities or level up in your current organization. 

  • 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.2
  • 90% of OHIO online MBA graduates said the program prepared them for lifetime career opportunities.2
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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 on Dublin campus one Saturday/month.

No matter which program you choose, you will benefit from live engagement opportunities, team-based assignments and real-world coursework to prepare you for future success. Students in OHIO's online or hybrid MBA programs pick from nine concentrations, each designed to focus on an essential skill area for business leaders.

Online MBA

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

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

  • Credit Hours: 36 
  • Cost per Credit: $966 Ohio resident/$985 non-resident

The Professional MBA at Ohio University provides students with a highly personal hybrid experience with in-person and online components. This program features both weekly virtual sessions and on-campus Saturday classes at our Dublin, Ohio learning center.

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.

“OHIO provides the best business education combined with a dedicated Bobcat Network of professors, alumni, and peers who want to see you succeed. We deliver an experience that helps you exceed your goals." —Dr. Jackie Rees Ulmer, Dean of Ohio University’s College of Business

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.


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.

What You'll Study

The flexible curriculum in our MBA programs builds practical business skills with immediate workplace application. We designed our courses based on the latest industry trends and leverage our extensive network, advisory boards and centers of excellence to guide ongoing curriculum development. Assignments incorporate project-based learning, case studies and live discussions to ensure you get the most value out of each course. Course highlights:

Organizational Behavior

Learn how people interact within groups and how to manage people to run businesses more effectively in courses about human resource management and organizational behavior.

Accounting and Finance

Explore how to make informed financial decisions through data and insights. Courses include managerial finance and accounting for executives.

Leadership and Management

Explore how to strategically lead teams to success in various organizations. Courses include operations management and strategic leadership.

Marketing and Communications

Learn to apply your skills to successful promotional campaigns and internal communications, with courses on strategic marketing.

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

At OHIO, we are committed to providing a comprehensive business education so students grow personally and professionally. We also offer ongoing career support for both students and alumni.

After completing one of our MBA programs, 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.

  • 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. 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. 15 Best Public Business Schools — Bloomberg Businessweek
  • No. 38 Best Online MBA Programs – Fortune

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  1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Management Occupations. Retrieved from
  2. OMBA Exit Spring 2022 Survey.