Ohio University


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Ohio University is located in Athens, the top-ranked college town in Ohio, and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Established in 1804, Ohio University is the “oldest public university in the state.” Over 28,000 students experience outstanding faculty, over 250 majors, minors, certificate programs, 550 student organizations, and 27 research-focused centers/initiatives. Ohio offers 11 colleges and schools, with five regional campuses, extension campuses, and online degree programs, including an online MBA.

Business School

The AACSB-accredited College of Business takes a holistic approach to include a multitude of comprehensive and diverse educational experiences relevant to the needs of today’s business world. Highly-ranked business programs offer distinguished professors, a supportive environment, a rigorous curriculum, and an extensive global alumni network. Business students choose from 13 undergraduate degree programs and ten graduate degrees, including on-campus and online options.


Undergraduates earn a Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Bachelor’s Applied Management, Bachelor’s in Business, or a Bachelor’s in Sports Management. The BBA offers majors in Marketing, Management Information Systems, Management & Strategic Leadership, International Business, Finance, Entrepreneurship, Business Economics, Business Pre-Law, Business Analytics, and Accounting.

Graduate studies consist of a Full-time Master of Accountancy, One-year MBA, Professional MBA, Professional Master of Sports Administration, and a Master of Sports Administration/MBA dual degree. Online graduate degrees include an online Master’s in Accountancy, Business Administration, Athletic Administration, Management, and Business Analytics.


A couple of the rankings for the College of Business include #15 Best Public Business School by Bloomberg Businessweek and Top 30 Online MBA by Poets & Quants.

Online MBA Requirements

With flexible scheduling, industry experts, and affordability, the engaging, academically-rigorous online MBA prepares students for success and can be completed entirely online. The comprehensive curriculum focuses on developing relevant and practical business skills and offers nine concentrations to help align your educational path with professional goals. Options of concentrations include Health Care, Business Analytics, Accounting, Strategic Selling & Sales Leadership, Finance, Executive Management, Operations & Supply Chain Management, Project Management, and Business Venturing & Entrepreneurship.


Twenty-six credits of the 35 total credits are in core courses. These courses are Descriptive Analytics, Accounting for Executives, Strategic Marketing, Operations Management, Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management, Managerial Finance, Strategic Use of Information Systems, Strategy, and Applied Business Experience.

Each concentration requires three courses to equal nine credits. Some examples of classes throughout the concentrations include Investments, Health Law, Analytics for Executives, Predictive Analytics, Management of Lean Six Sigma Programs, Advanced Accounting Concepts, Project Management, Sales Leadership, and Managing Innovation & Corporate Entrepreneurship.

Application Requirements

A regionally accredited university must be where you earned your bachelor’s degree, and you need to have received a 3.0 GPA or higher. Applicants also must have completed two or more years of professional experience. Other requirements to submit include official transcripts, a personal statement, a current resume, and two letters of recommendation. There is no GMAT requirement.


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