Full-Time MBA | College of Business Administration | Kent State University

Full-Time MBA

Are you looking for a Full-time MBA program that can advance your skillset and increase your earnings potential?

The Full-time MBA at Kent State University's College of Business Administration can provide all that and more.

Cathy L. Z. DuBois, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Graduate Studies

Program Features

  • AACSB Accredited
  • Accelerated program, can be completed in 12 months
  • Modular, eight week course structure
  • Career coaching and a professional development course
  • Opportunity for summer internships
  • Merit-based scholarships and graduate assistantships
  • Several study abroad options with scholarships opportunities
  • Option to specialize in one of six concentrations:
    • Accounting
    • Economics
    • Finance
    • Information Systems
    • International Business
    • Supply Chain Management
  • Dual degree MBA programs in Architecture, Communications, Library and Information Science, Nursing and Translation 


Beyond the Classroom



Curriculum Structure

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Admission Requirements

  • Online application
  • Application fee - $45 domestic applicants | $70 international applicants
  • Transcripts
  • GMAT or GRE scores
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (international applicants). The minimum score requirements for the fulltime MBA program are:
    • TOEFL iBT: 80
    • IELTS: 6.5

  • Resume
  • Three letters of recommendation 
  • Essay of goals and objectives
  • Scholarship or Graduate Assistantship application (optional)


*All application materials should be submitted prior to deadline.

Full-time MBA Deadlines

  • International Applicants and Domestic Applicants applying for Graduate Assistantships 
    March 15
  • Domestic Applicants NOT applying for Graduate Assistantships
    June 1



Tuition and Financial Assistance

Kent State offers a best-value MBA Program compared to several other universities with Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation, the top credential for business schools.

Full-time MBA Tuition

  Ohio Residents Non-Ohio Residents
Below 11 credit hours $525 per credit hour $979 per credit hour
11-18 credit hours $5,768 $10,762

Full-Time MBA Program Fee: $600 per Fall and Spring semesters

Financial Assistance available to full-time MBA students:

Merit-based scholarships

Merit-based Graduate Assistantships   

Loans and Work Study (domestic students only)

* The tuition and fee information provided reflects, at a glance, generalized rates and is intended to act as a guide. Actual tuition costs may vary based on a student’s chosen academic plan. Detailed information regarding tuition and fees can be found in the University Fee Register.



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 Felecia Urbanek
 Assistant Director, Graduate Programs


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