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Academic Programs of Study

Associate's Degree Programs

The College of Business and Innovation offers several associate's and certificate options for students seeking a relevant and practical knowledge base while continuing to work full-time. The College's associate's degrees and certificates are flexible and can be completed online.

Bachelor's Degree Programs

Bachelor of Business Administration

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) undergraduate curriculum includes a broad liberal arts background, a general core of business courses, and a specific area of specialization. During freshman and sophomore years, students take general education classes, as well as several basic business courses. During the sophomore year, students apply to the upper division of the program and they begin their business core and major courses during their junior year, and choose an area of specialization. You can choose to pursue one major, a major and a minor, or two majors - we offer the flexibility for you to customize your education. The College of Business currently offers the BBA in thirteen fields.

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT)
The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) program is a unique program offered jointly by the College of Engineering and the College of Business and Innovation. The program features a hands-on education leading to careers in the management of the technology infrastructure of organizations of all types and sizes. The curriculum covers the operational support and administration of diverse computing systems and the integration of existing technologies, components and products.

Bachelor of Applied Organizational Technology (BAOT)
The BAOT degree in the equivalent of two additional years of full-time study (2 + 2 program). It is highly recommended for students who have received a more technically focused associates degree. The BAOT is ideal for those employed in the globally technical economy who are seeking organizational careers.

Graduate Programs of Study

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
The MBA program provides an environment where students can expand their skills and career opportunities through a unique blend of practical education and hands-on learning.  The program is offered in two different formats (Professional MBA and Executive MBA) to provide affordable and flexible options for all students.

Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA)
The MSA program is designed to prepare students for professional careers in accounting by fulfilling the requirements to sit for the uniform CPA exam in the state of Ohio. Admission is open to all applicants regardless of undergraduate study.

Doctor of Philosophy in Manufacturing and Technology Management (Ph.D.)
A degree that prepares students to meet standards of excellence in and contribute to the manufacturing management field through research, teaching and publications. This is the premiere program educating tomorrow's faculty today.

Post-Doctoral Programs of Study

AACSB Post-Doctoral Bridge Program
The Post-Doctoral Bridge Program is designed to develop academically qualified faculty to teach in an AACSB accredited business school. By completing the Post-Doctoral Bridge Program, a non-business scholar becomes significantly more competitive when applying for faculty positions at AACSB-accredited schools.

Last Updated: 3/22/15