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 and Online MBA options, as well as MBA dual-degrees in architecture, communications, library and information science, nursing and translation.
The Executive MBA (EMBA) program at Kent State is designed for working professionals with at least seven years of work experience, and a prior business-related degree in not required. The cohort meets in-person one weekend a month, supplemented with online content, and the summer session is entirely online. An Executive MBA degree can be earned in just 19 months.
The Full-time MBA can be completed in 12 months. Scholarships and graduate assistantships are available. A study abroad option is currently available. No work experience or prior business-related degree is required to be considered for admission.
The Online MBA program is ideal for working professionals. It is structured as a modular, self-paced program that can be completed in 12 months. A study abroad option is currently available. No work experience or prior business-related degree is required to be considered for admission.
The College of Business Administration offers five MBA dual degree programs in collaboration with other colleges and schools at Kent State University. These programs are designed to enhance the educational experience beyond what could be achieved if the two degrees were pursued independently. Kent State offers MBA dual-degree programs in Architecture, Communication Studies, Library and Information Science, Nursing and Translation Studies.
The specialized master's in business programs provide a strong theoretical foundation as well as an understanding of practical applications of the discipline. The College of Business Administration 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.
The Master of Science in Accounting program provides excellent preparation for a career in accounting, auditing and taxation. An undergraduate degree in Accounting is not required. A combination of coursework and internship opportunities provides a strong theoretical foundation in accounting with an understanding of practical application. Graduates of the program hold responsible leadership positions in public, private, nonprofit and government accounting.
The emergence of advanced technologies for capturing, preparing and analyzing data provides unprecedented opportunities for those with business analytics expertise that spans all industries and organizations. Combine your business skills and analytical acumen to become a professional with a Master of Science degree in Business Analytics (MSBA). By earning a master’s in business analytics, you will be increasing your viability in a competitive market four sought-after analytics professionals.
The Master of Arts (MA) in Economics program at Kent State University 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 by pursuing a Ph.D.