Online MBA Updates

Quality Matters and Online Education

On this episode of Breaking Down Business, hear from Amy Grincewicz, Ph.D., senior instructional designer at the College of Business Administration. Amy shares about the progress the college has made in seeking Quality Matters Certification for online courses in an effort to provide high-quality instruction to students.


Kent State College of Business Administration Only Online MBA with Quality Matters Program Design Certification in the Nation

The Kent State College of Business Administration’s Online MBA program recently became the first and only Online MBA program in the nation to earn Quality Matters Program Design Certification. Quality Matters™ (QM) is an international, faculty-centric, nonprofit organization focused on improving design and certifying the quality of online and hybrid courses. According to the Quality Matters website, the certification recognizes programs that are designed around measurable learning objectives or competencies. In addition to the College’s Online MBA program, the College’s Certified Business Advisor (CBA) Certificate also earned QM Online Program Design Certification.

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Kent State Online MBA Ranks No. 35 in the Nation in Fortune’s Best Online MBA Programs 2021 Ranking

The Kent State University College of Business Administration’s Online MBA ranks No. 35 in the nation in Fortune’s Best Online MBA Programs 2021 ranking released this week. Kent State is the highest-ranked public university in northern Ohio on the list.

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FACULTY SPOTLIGHT: 

Ilgaz Arikan

Associate Professor of Management Ilgaz Arikan, Ph.D., Launches Video Library Project with Academy of International Business (AIB)

 Ilgaz Arikan, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Management at the Kent State College of Business Administration, recently collaborated with the Academy of International Business (AIB) to launch a video series, “Frontline IB: Conversations with IB Scholars.”

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Kent State Becomes the First University In Ohio to Offer Direct Admission To MBA Program to First-Year and Transfer Students

Kent State University’s College of Business Administration offers direct admission to its Master of Business Administration (MBA) program to qualifying, incoming freshmen and students transferring into business programs. Kent State is the first university in Ohio to initiate this program which offers students a direct path from their undergraduate studies to the university’s nationally recognized MBA program. 

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Kent State Online MBA Ranked No. 26 by The Princeton Review

Kent State University’s College of Business Administration offers one of the nation’s most outstanding online Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company profiles the college in its Top 50 Online MBA Programs for 2021 ranking. Kent State earned the 26th spot on the ranking this year, making it the highest-ranked institution in Ohio on the list.

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Online MBA – Business Analytics Program Ranks No. 25 by U.S. News and World Report

U.S. News & World Report has named four Kent State University programs as U.S. News Best Online Programs for 2021. Kent State is recognized in the Best Online Master’s in Nursing Programs, Best Online MBA Programs, Best Online MBA – Business Analytics Programs and Best Online Graduate Education Programs rankings. Kent State’s Online MBA with a concentration in business analytics program ranks No. 25 in the nation, and its online master’s in nursing program ranks in the top 100 in the country in the latest rankings released by U.S. News on Tuesday, Jan. 26.

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Kent State's Online MBA Program Ranked No. 26 by The Princeton Review

Kent State University’s College of Business Administration offers one of the nation’s most outstanding online Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company profiles the college in its Top 50 Online MBA Programs for 2021 ranking. Kent State earned the 26th spot on the ranking this year, making it the highest-ranked institution in Ohio on the list.

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Kent State Online MBA Ranked Among World’s Best Programs by QS Quacquarelli Symonds

The Kent State University Online MBA program is ranked #46 among the world’s top online MBA providers in 2020 by QS Quacquarelli Symonds.

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What Does It Mean to Have Our Courses Be Quality Matters Certified?

Visit our post to learn about our Quality Matters Certified Courses.

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College Makes Progress on Quality Matters Certification for Online MBA Courses

Students enrolled in Kent State University’s Online MBA program can be confident that courses have been developed with high quality instruction in mind.

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Two Kent State Programs Recognized In U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Online Programs Rankings

U.S. News & World Report has named two Kent State University programs as U.S. News Best Online Programs for 2020. Kent State is recognized in the Best Online MBA Programs and Best Online Graduate Education Programs rankings. U.S. News released its 2020 Best Online Programs rankings Tuesday, Jan. 14.

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Kent State College of Business Administration to Co-Host UN PRME Chapter North America 5th Regional Meeting

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Stand Out to Employers – Build Your Skills with an Online MBA

Have you experienced the disappointment of submitting your résumé for your dream job only to get a rejection, or no response at all? Determining what employers want is crucial to helping you show how you can be a good fit in their organizations.

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Kent State's Online MBA Program Fulfills Student's Lifelong Dream

Read why MBA student Peggy Coyne chose KSU's virtual program over other institutions and further, how she has already leveraged her new skills into a lead analyst position at the J.M. Smucker Company.

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Kent State's Online MBA Program Ranks in Top 100 in Nation by U.S. News & World Report

Kent State University's Online MBA program has been ranked top 100 by U.S. News & World Report on its 2019 Best Online MBA Programs list. The program achieved this accolade in its first year eligible to be ranked since the program launched in fall 2017.

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