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Welcome to the John B. and Lillian E. Neff College of Business and Innovation Office of Graduate Programs at The University of Toledo! We have been named to Princeton Review’s 2021 list of best business schools. The college admission services company also ranked the Neff College of Business and Innovation as one of the nation’s top on-campus M.B.A. programs.

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

Ideal for both working professionals looking to advance their career as well as pre-professionals looking to jumpstart theirs, the UToledo M.B.A. program offers flexibility, affordability and a choice of 9 areas of business concentration. Taught by experienced faculty with expertise in their field, the program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), representing one of the highest standards of achievement for business schools worldwide.

Online Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

The 100% online M.B.A. with administration major offers maximum flexibility for working professionals. This fully online M.B.A. major is designed for students who want the added flexibility of taking courses in a variety of business disciplines. The degree is earned by completing the M.B.A. core curriculum along with any three graduate-level M.B.A. electives within the College of Business and Innovation.

Master of Science in Accountancy (M.S.A.)

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.

Master of Applied Business Analytics (MABA) & Master of Science in Applied Business Analytics (MS) Program

Either of the Masters programs in Applied Business Analytics may be completed on a full-time (1 calendar year) or part-time (2 calendar years) with 30 credits, plus a maximum of 12 credits of pre-requisites and either a required internship or thesis (part of 30 credits). The programs are a unique combination of one functional area of business and breadth of courses in business analytics capped by an internship at your place of work or at a new employer or a thesis.

Graduate Certificates in Business tag

A Graduate Certificate in Business is a program of study designed to help students understand a specific area of business and applications within the field. Ideal for both graduate students who seek to explore a specific area of concentration in business as well as working professionals seeking business education credentials to potentially advance in a current career or to build a foundation for a new career.

B.B.A./M.B.A. & B.B.A./M.S.A. Pipeline Programs

A pipeline program permits students to take graduate degree program courses while a BBA student at The University of Toledo and at the undergraduate price. These classes may “double-dip,” counting towards the completion of both a BBA and graduate program.

Executive MBA Program (EMBA)

The Executive M.B.A. program at The University of Toledo is the most affordable AACSB-accredited EMBA program in the United States that can be completed in 12 months. The EMBA program is designed specifically for individuals who have several years of managerial experience and is delivered in a flexible hybrid format of in-person and tech-enhanced instruction, with only one on-campus weekend per month.

Doctor of Philosophy in Manufacturing and Technology Management (Ph.D.)

The Ph.D. program offers a degree that prepares students to meet standards of excellence and contribute to the manufacturing management field through research, teaching, and publications. This is the premier program educating tomorrow's faculty today.

If You Have Specific Questions:

  • Darlene Evans ( will assist all MBA students.
  • Dr. Yue Zhang (  will assist MABA, MS ABA, and Ph.D. students.
  • Dr. Diana Franz (  will assist MSA students.
Last Updated: 9/10/21