Combined Bachelor of Business Administration/Master of Arts or Bachelor of Arts/Master of Arts
We offer a combined BBA/MA or BA/MA program which allows you to take MA courses as an undergraduate which count towards both the BA/BBA in Economics and the MA in Economics. This allows you to earn a graduate degree in less time and have the advantages of higher starting salaries and additional career opportunities.
The full-time MBA program stresses a balance between theory, application, personal growth and sharpening of skills. Our challenging and innovative curriculum, taught by outstanding faculty, provides a broad foundation across key business disciplines, as well as the opportunity to specialize in one of eight areas:
- Fashion Merchandising Management
- Human Resource Management
- Information Systems
- International Business
- Supply Chain Management
Propel your career advancement through academics and professional networking offered by Kent State’s Part-time MBA Program. You will expand your technical and managerial competencies, while making connections that will help you reach your career goals.
Do you think COBA’s Part-time MBA Program is right for you?
We offer five intensive course loads that take advantage of parallel curriculums to accelerate you to another level of higher learning.
Communication Studies: Are you a professional or Bachelor of Arts student looking to enhance your communication skills to influence global businesses, while you develop skills to augment your professional career?
Library Science and Information: Enhance your management career in both large libraries and information centers by furthering your computing expertise, while learning to manage the most-commonly used information infrastructures.
Nursing: You will gain advanced nursing training paired with core management techniques enabling you to both develop and manage patient-oriented organizations.
Translation: To bolster your business sense in the translation world with language courses specializing in French, German, Japanese, Russian or Spanish, graduates are prepared for positions within large industry, international business or as an independent translator.
MS in Accounting
The Master of Science in Accounting program prepares students for responsible leadership positions in public, corporate, nonprofit, and government accounting. The combination of coursework with the option of an internship provides students with a strong theoretical foundation in accounting as well as an understanding of the practical applications of the discipline. Upon completion of the program and 150 semester credit hours, students will be considered as having met the educational requirements for sitting for the CPA exam in the State of Ohio.
MA in Economics
Graduate education is increasingly important in the modern workforce, providing higher salaries and more opportunities for career advancement. Our M.A. in Economics offers two tracks, Financial Economics and Economic Analysis that are built upon a set of core courses in economic theory as well as econometrics and data analysis.