Master's Programs

MASTER IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA) 

An MBA is one of the best ways to accelerate one's career, and Kent State University is one of the best places to earn an MBA. Kent State offers Executive, Full-time (in-person) and Online MBA options, as well as MBA dual-degrees in architecture, communication studies, library and information science, nursing, podiatric medicine, sports administration and translation.        

  • Executive MBA (In-person/Online Hybrid)

    Executive MBA (In-person/Online Hybrid)

    The Executive MBA (EMBA) program is designed for working professionals residing in the United States with years of work experience. This cohort program is completed in 19 months.

  • Full-Time (In-Person) MBA Program

    Full-Time (In-Person) MBA Program

    The Full-time (in-person) MBA is a cohort program with primarily day courses and can be completed in 12 months.

  • Online MBA

    Online MBA

    The Online MBA program is designed for working professionals and is structured in a flexible modular format with five possible start dates per year. 

  • MBA Dual Degree Programs

    MBA Dual Degree Programs

    Pursue two degrees simultaneously. Pair an MBA with: Architecture, Aviation Management & Logistics, Communication Studies, Higher Ed., Administration of Student Affairs, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Library and Information Science, Nursing, Podiatric Medicine, Sports Administration and Translation Studies. 


SPECIALIZED MASTERS 

The specialized master's in business programs provide a strong theoretical foundation as well as an understanding of practical applications of the discipline. The Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship at Kent State University offers a Master of Science (MS) degree in Accounting, Master of Science (MS) degree in Business Analytics and Master of Arts (MA) degree in Economics.

  • M.A. Economics

    M.A. Economics

    The Master of Arts in Economics provides a foundation in the tools of economic policy and data analysis. Program graduates go on to obtain a wide range of positions in the insurance and banking industries, as well as continuing academic careers.

  • Master of Science in Accounting (Online)

    Master of Science in Accounting (Online)

    Offered 100% online, the Master of Science in Accounting program is ideal for students interested in a range of accounting and financial careers. The accelerated program can be completed in as little as two semesters by qualified students.

  • M.S. in Business Analytics

    M.S. in Business Analytics

    Offered in-person or 100% online, the Master of Science in Business Analytics helps students gain the technical, analytical, communication, decision-making and leadership skills needed to be a successful business analyst in a sought-after field.

  • MSBA Online

    MSBA Online

    Offered in-person or 100% online, the Master of Science in Business Analytics helps students gain the technical, analytical, communication, decision-making and leadership skills needed to be a successful business analyst in a sought-after field.


GRADUATE CERTIFICATES

 

  • Business Certificate Programs at Kent State

    Business Certificate Programs at Kent State

    Graduate certificates provide business skills and knowledge to succeed in the next phase of your career. Certificates for credit available in: Business Analytics, Financial Management, Human Resource Management and Leadership & Management. The not-for-credit Certified Business Advisor certificate is also available. 

  • Achieve Your Stackable MBA Online at Kent State University

    Achieve Your Stackable MBA Online at Kent State University

    Not ready to take on a full master’s program? Our stackable certificate pathway to the MBA degree may be right for you: build your degree one step at a time.


Direct Admission & Combined Degree Programs

Applicants for our master’s program who are currently undergraduate business students can qualify for Direct Admission and Combined Degree Programs.

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Roberto Chavez
Graduate Programs Director

rechavez@kent.edu

Cathy L. Z. DuBois, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Graduate and Online Programs

cdubois@kent.edu