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Kent State University, College of Business Administration


Kent State University, College of Business Administration

The College offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees and has been continuously accredited by AACSB since 1964. With dual accreditation in both business and accounting, the College is home to the Brinzo Lab in the Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation and offers entrepreneurship curriculum for business and non-business students. Hallmarks of the college include an innovative curriculum, industry-experienced faculty, and numerous study abroad opportunities. The College is an Advanced Signatory to the Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME) and an Associate Member of the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative (GRLI).

On-site career advisors are dedicated to business students and alumni for professional development, practical training through internships, job recruitment and career coaching. Offering 10 undergraduate majors, 14 minors, and a Professional Sales Certificate, the BBA program is ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the College is listed as a Best Business Schools by Princeton Review.

Graduate programs include an online MBA that features Quality Matters certified courses in an accelerated format, an in-person MBA offering six concentrations and five dual-degree options, and an Executive MBA. Specialized master's degrees are offered in accounting, business analytics, and economics; while the Ph.D. program features five areas of study in accounting, finance, information systems, management and marketing.


Engagement. Innovation. Impact.

AACSB-accredited schools are at the forefront of business education, preparing leaders like you to make a difference. By earning AACSB accreditation, this institution has made a commitment to continually improving the quality of education, ensuring that your coursework will be rigorous, dynamic, and relevant. No matter what path of business education you take, AACSB graduates are changing the business landscape—from startups to large corporations, across industries and around the world.