Online Master of Business Administration

Become a Leader Who Makes a Difference

At Ohio University, we understand how important an MBA can be to advancing your career. We also know that your MBA should be affordable, engaging, and academically rigorous. That’s why we have designed an online MBA that is comprehensive and challenging, yet flexible to fit your lifestyle. Our curriculum is taught 100% online, and our online MBA has no GMAT required for admission. Combine that with the opportunity to choose a concentration that best fits your professional goals, and you have an online MBA that can provide a strong return on your investment.

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90% of graduates say their job performance has improved as a result of this program.

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80% of graduates say this program helped their ability to advance their career.

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Ranked 3rd best MBA value as seen in Fortune

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Coursework 100% online

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No GMAT required

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Choose from eight concentrations

Why Choose the Ohio University Online MBA?

An MBA can be a valuable tool in the business world. When you earn your MBA online from Ohio University’s College of Business you are making a conscious decision to improve your professional value and position yourself for current and future business opportunities. By developing your business intelligence you can qualify for previously unattainable jobs and create new pathways toward leadership positions. Plus, as an online MBA no GMAT program, you have the opportunity to attend a highly ranked and nationally recognized program with multiple concentration offerings taught by industry experts.

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Ohio University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Working professionals seeking to augment and accelerate their expertise can find the respected education they are looking for in the online MBA program at AACSB-accredited Ohio University. This esteemed designation is held by only 5% of business schools worldwide. Ohio University is also regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States.

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U.S. News & World Report recognized Ohio University on its lists of “Best Business Schools,” “Best Education Schools,” and “Best National Universities”. In 2017, 2018, and 2019 the online MBA program from Ohio University was also recognized as one of the “Best Online MBA” programs nationally. In 2018 Ohio’s Online MBA ranked 15th in the Poets and Quants “Best Online MBA programs” list.

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Additionally, The Princeton Review praises the university for professor accessibility. Ohio University has also been recognized by Peterson’s Competitive Colleges for academic quality and value.

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Ohio University’s Online Master of Business Administration was ranked #14 in 2019 by College Consensus.


“Here at Ohio University we want to help our students to become the creative high skilled knowledge workers, these are where the best careers are today and will be even more importantly in the future.”

– Dr. Hugh Sherman, Dean of Ohio University’s College of Business

Focused Curriculum

The MBA program features a comprehensive curriculum focused on the current and practical business skills you will need to secure your future in the business world. Choose 1 of 8 concentrations in Finance, Health Care, Executive Management, Business Analytics, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Accounting, Strategic Selling and Sales Leadership, or Business Venturing and Entrepreneurship.

Online Master of Business Administration Core Courses

MBA 6320Data Analysis for Decision Making3 Credits
MBA 6340Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management3 Credits
MBA 6315Accounting for Executives3 Credits
MBA 6335Managerial Finance3 Credits
MBA 6350Strategic Marketing and Supply Chain Management3 Credits
MBA 6360Strategic Use of Information3 Credits
MBA 6370Management of Operations3 Credits
MBA 6380Strategic Leadership3 Credits
MBA 6912Applied Business Experience (CAPSIM)2 Credits

Finance Concentration Courses

MBA 6345Financial Markets and Institutions3 Credits
MBA 6355Investments3 Credits
MBA 6365Advanced Corporate Finance3 Credits

Health Care Concentration Courses

HLTH 6010Introduction to the U.S. Health Care Delivery System3 Credits
HLTH 6210Health Care Finance3 Credits
HLTH 6280Health Law3 Credits

Executive Management Concentration Courses

MBA 6325Prescriptive Analytics3 Credits
MBA 6425Leadership and Change Management3 Credits
MBA 6525Ethics in the Global Environment3 Credits

Business Analytics Concentration Courses

MBA 6390Predictive Analytics3 Credits
MBA 6395Data Management, Business Intelligence & Analytics3 Credits
MBA 6325Prescriptive Analytics3 Credits

Operations and Supply Chain Management Concentration

MGT 5021Management of Lean Six Sigma Programs3 Credits
MGT 5023Supply Chain Risk Management & Global Supply Chain Design3 Credits
MGT 5025Project Management3 Credits

Accounting Concentration

ACCT 5010Intermediate Accounting Concepts3 Credits
ACCT 5020Advanced Accounting Concepts I3 Credits
ACCT 5030Advanced Accounting Concepts II 3 Credits

Strategic Selling & Sales Leadership Concentration

MBA 6300Building & Developing Customer Relationships3 Credits
MBA 6400Sales Leadership3 Credits
MBA 6500Sales Analytics3 Credits

Business Venturing & Entrepreneurship

MGT 5070Managing Innovation and Corporate Entrepreneurship3 Credits
MGT 5071Ideation, Concept Development and Business Models3 Credits
MGT 5072New Venture Creation3 Credits

Experienced Faculty

Learn from a faculty of proficient business professionals who can share their practical knowledge and experiences across various industries.

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    William Young, Ph.D.

    Director of the Online MBA Program

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Hear From Our Students

“When I first started the program I didn’t have anyone reporting to me, but after taking some leadership courses and developing leadership skills I have been able to transition into a position in which I now manage a team.”

– Cara Fisher, Online MBA graduate Executive Management concentration

“This has been a great opportunity to learn more about management. Much of what I’ve done so far has been on-the-job training and learning from mistakes. I have been able to apply the coursework to my job in several ways. I’m currently in an operations role, and I think the Data Analysis and Operations Management courses have been huge for me in regards to staffing, production schedules, and looking at patient management.”

– Daniel Adams, Laboratory Manager, Online MBA student Health Care concentration