Kent State University Online MBA


  • AACSB accredited
  • 100% online program
  • GMAT/GRE waivers required
  • Ranked as a best online MBA program by U.S. News and World Report
  • Ranked Number 46 globally by Quacquarelli Symonds
  • Certified Courses
  • Ranked Number 1 in Ohio by MBA Central
  • Finish in as few as 12 months
  • A university with a program that is nationally ranked and globally recognized
  • Online MBA programs not only allow you to continue working full-time, but they can also advance your skill set and increase your earnings potential.


  • Duration: 2-2.5 years (6 years max.)
  • Avg. GMAT score: 539
  • This program admits year-round, during fall, spring and summer semesters
  • Courses are in 8-week modules – students can start the program and always find beginning-level courses
  • The accelerated 8-week modules allow students to get to the application of subjects much sooner through the use of case study projects
  • Prior Business-Related Degree is Not Required
  • Proudly Taught by a Nationally Ranked Faculty

U.S. News Report and Ranking

  • Number 118 in Best Online MBA Programs
  • Overall Score 65/100

Concentrations offered in

  • International Business
  • Supply Chain Management
  • A general MBA program is also an option

Admissions and Requirement

  • GMAT or GRE scores
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Application
  • Résumé
  • Transcripts
  • Statement of Goals and Objectives

Pending faculty approval, GMAT/GRE can be waived by exception by meeting the following waiver criteria

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.2 or greater in a bachelor’s degree, or an awarded graduate degree.
  • Completed two quantitative courses, such as advanced algebra, statistics, or the equivalent with grades of “B” (3.0) or higher.
  • Two or more years of full-time study in a degree-granting program in the United States and successful completion of English, communication, and writing-intensive courses (International applicants).


  • $29,980


  • August, January, and May

Acceptance Rate

  • 95%