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Kent State University, College of Business Administration

Kent State University’s College of Business Administration is accredited by AACSB in both business and accounting. The College offers 10 undergraduate majors, 14 minors, a Professional Sales Certificate program and a non-credit graduate Certified Business Advisor certificate. Undergraduate majors include accounting, business management, computer information systems, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, general business, human resource management, managerial marketing and marketing.


The MBA program, delivered online and in-person, has six concentrations, five dual-degree options, an Executive MBA, plus specialized master's degrees in accounting, business analytics, and economics. The College offers a comprehensive Ph.D. program with areas of study in accounting, finance, information systems, management and marketing.


The College's undergraduate program is ranked by programs in the 2018 U.S. News and World Report. The College is listed as one of the nation’s Best Business Schools by Princeton Review and the College's Online MBA program is ranked 90th in the United States by U.S. News and World Reports.

Hallmarks of the college include an innovative curriculum, industry-experienced faculty, numerous study abroad opportunities. The College is an Advanced Signatory to Principles of Responsible Management Education and an Associate Member of the Globally Resposnible Leadership Initiative. An on-site Career Services Office is dedicated to business students and alumni for professional development, practical training through internships, job recruitment and career coaching.


  • Accounting
  • CIS/ MIS
  • Economics/ Managerial Economics
  • Entrepreneurship/ Small Business Admin
  • Finance - incl Banking
  • General Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Supply Chain/ Transport/ Logistics


  • Private

  • Public


  • Full-time

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  • Online

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* Tuition and fees are displayed in US dollars for ease of comparison, and are accurate as of July 1, 2016. A currency converter is available here, if you wish to see the rates in a different currency.

This profile was updated on September 18, 2020.