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Ohio University’s College of Business

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Ohio University’s College of Business offers an affordable and flexible MBA degree. With full-time, part-time, and online routes to earning an MBA, students can select the option that best fits their current career stage. The full-time program can be completed in one year and is designed for candidates with zero to three years of work experience. The part-time Ohio University Professional MBA program is a 20-month, 36-credit degree designed for working professionals with three or more years of work experience. The hybrid format makes use of virtual classrooms, online learning modules, and once-a-month Saturday residencies. 

Ohio University Online MBA

The online program was introduced in the Fall semester of 2012. The 35-credit program takes approximately six semesters to complete, so candidates can graduate in as few as two years. Online MBA students can choose between three concentrations: Finance, Executive Management, and Health Care. Whichever degree path students choose, they can earn an academically rigorous and accredited degree for less than $40,000 in tuition.

Admission deadlines for Online MBA: 


Application Deadline: Rolling

Registration Deadline: Rolling

Classes Start: All of the online classes at Ohio University are recorded and archived. 

Online MBA Tuition: $35,140 (Ohio resident); $35,805 (non-Ohio resident)

FT Tuition:

$12,282 total program (full-time, in-state)

$24,270 total program (full-time, out-of-state) 

$33, 156 total program (part-time, in-state)

$33,840 total program (part-time, out-of-state)

Latest Up-to-Date MBA Rankings:

Poets&Quants (2017): NR

BusinessWeek (2017): NR

U.S. News & World Report* (2017): NR

Forbes (2017): NR

Financial Times (2017): NR

The Economist (2017): NR

*2017 – #89 Best Online Graduate Business Programs

Online MBA STATS: 

Mean GMAT: Not required for admissions

GMAT Range: Not required for admissions

Average GPA: 3.1

Acceptance Rate: 81%

Mean Age: 32

Enrollment (Overall): 815

International: 1%

Female: 39.8%

Minority: 21%

Contact Information

415 Copeland Hall
Ohio University
Athens, OH 45701
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Ohio University online MBA

To build a valued career in the business world, current working professionals need to develop the essential balance of critical thinking skills and practical business knowledge that defines successful leadership in the modern workplace.

Featuring concentrations in Finance, Executive Management, and Health Care, the accelerated online MBA from Ohio University is academically robust, accessible, and focused on helping you achieve your career goals.

Program Highlights

-Develop your analytical, strategic, and critical thinking skills, as you build your business leadership and decision-making abilities.

-Focus on advanced business topics, including management, strategic marketing, data analysis, managing resources, information systems, accounting, finance, strategic leadership, and more.

-Specialize your MBA with the concentration most relevant for your professional future: Finance, Executive Management or Health Care.

-Engage and interact directly with Ohio University’s faculty of experienced professionals who share their knowledge gained in leadership positions throughout the business world.

-Complete the flexible program in as few as 2 years while remaining active in your current career. Take advantage of the opportunity to immediately apply what you learn.

Built around the fundamentals of innovation, entrepreneurship, strategic leadership, global perspective, and professional development, our Association to Advance Collegiate School of Business (AACSB) accredited program is designed to meet the needs of ambitious professionals. You are given the ability to customize your MBA to meet your goals by choosing one of our three concentrations.

Our online MBA program delivers content through a variety of engaging media, allowing you maximum flexibility to learn course content. You are encouraged to build your own community as you interact and learn from your classmates and faculty members during three professional development workshops. In as few as two years, you’ll learn the practical and relevant skills that a successful business leader needs in today’s world. In addition, through the College of Business Graduate Program’s partnership with Center for International Business students have the unique opportunity to study abroad and visit top multi-national companies and other local organizations.

Ohio University is committed to offering its graduate students unprecedented support every step of the way, including...

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