College of Business Administration

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Interested in pursuing a business degree? Learn more about Kent State University by scheduling a campus visit.

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At the College of Business Administration, we host information sessions for students who want to learn more about the business programs we offer.

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The business world is ever-changing; it’s filled with diverse markets and unlimited potential. College of Business Administration programs have been crafted to provide a knowledge base and skill set that sculpts you into competitive global talent. 


The College of Business Administration offers a wealth of academic programs. The curriculum builds a foundation in business administration that gives you an edge in today’s competitive job market. For first-year students, we highly recommend learning about our Business Learning Community opportunities.

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COBA’s graduate programs are for highly-skilled Master’s and Ph.D. students. As a graduate student, you separate yourself from the rest of the talent pool, positioning yourself for more risk and more reward.

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Kent State University is proud to host international students looking to gain insight in U.S. business markets. International students will discover themselves as more marketable with COBA on their résumé.

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COBA accepts students from most other accredited colleges and universities as long as you meet the stringent transfer requirements.

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Discover all that's happening at the College of Business Administration by viewing our upcoming events. Here you can learn about COBA events on and off campus, as well as other events associated with the college. You can also stay up-to-date by reading our COBA newsletter, and by connecting with us on social media:

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Kent State University and COBA are rested in educating the best and brightest. The COBA offers a wealth of scholarships that will aid and fund you in furthering your education. Be sure to check the expansive list of scholarships offered.

The annual scholarship application deadline is February 1.

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Career Services Office

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The College of Business Administration is the only college at Kent State University to have a satellite office of the University’s Career Services Center. The career advisors in our Career Services Office will help you through your college experience with job preparation, internship opportunities, career management, résumé assistance and interviewing tips.

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Education Abroad

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COBA students are highly encouraged to take advantage of international learning experiences. You have the option to study globally in multiple programs. Discover education abroad opportunities that will benefit you professionally, as well as personally. To find out more about our Education Abroad opportunities, visit our International Programs Office.

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Business Learning Community

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As a first-year student, you have the opportunity to enhance your college experience by participating in the Business Learning Community designed around your academic interests in business.

The Business Learning Community is open to you if you live on campus or commute.

This opportunity immerses you in an environment that supports academic and professional success, and it provides a format that brings your business student peers and faculty members into smaller groups creating academic and social support networks.

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