Specialized Masters

You’re an individual. Your experiences, skills, goals and even your needs are unique. That’s why Lindner focuses on creating personalized education plans for each student. Designing your own curriculum is the first step toward turning your goals into realities.

MS Accounting

Per the 2015 Public Accounting report, the Lindner Master of Science in Accounting program is ranked #8 in the country for the size of its faculty.  Our classes give you advanced accounting instruction, while also focusing on vital professional aspects such as presentation skills, team work and professional writing.  We have designed the curriculum to allow you to succeed both on the recently revised CPA exam and throughout your career.

MS Applied Economics

The Lindner Master of Science in Applied Economics program provides exceptional and financially rewarding job placement in fast-growing industries.  Within only one year you will master the application of economic modelling and data analysis to solve real world problems. Our students receive hands-on training in statistical techniques relevant in today’s marketplace, including: Bayesian, spatial, and time series econometrics. This is a STEM designated program.

MS Business Analytics

The Lindner Master of Science in Business Analytics program combines technical training in descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics with experiential-education opportunities for students to work with top analytics companies through projects and internships. Students typically come from a quantitative background and acquire skills in data management, data visualization, statistical modeling, data mining, optimization, and simulation to analyze large datasets and generate insights.  The UC Center for Business Analytics connects students with companies such as Procter & Gamble, Fifth Third Bank, GE Aviation, Macy’s and many others who need analytics talent. This is a STEM designated program.

MS Finance

Our Lindner Master of Science in Finance program – nationally-ranked among the Top 10 best value programs -- is an optimized blend of theoretical and applied knowledge that prepares students for professional certifications that include the CFA, FRM, and the CFP.  The training clearly pays off as recent graduates have accepted positions in investment banking, corporate finance, risk management, portfolio management, wealth management, lending and real estate. This is a STEM designated program.

MA Human Resources

The Lindner Master of Art in Human Resources program prepares you to be a HR leader who understands that human capital has a huge impact on business success. Grounded in both business and psychology, this program includes MBA courses that shape your understanding of the basic demands of business along with specialized courses in the core HR areas of talent acquisition and staffing, compensation, benefits, HR analytics, legal issues in HR, and diversity. Courses are taught by internationally-recognized, full-time faculty and experienced HR professionals from leading Cincinnati based organizations.

MS Information Systems

The Lindner Master of Science in Information Systems program combines business knowledge with information systems-focused technical courses and real-world experience. The program is known for its strengths in the areas of ERP, Business Intelligence, Database Design and Modeling, and Project Management. Full-time students complete a six-month internship as part of their degree requirements to give students practical work experience with leading companies such as SAP, EY, Deloitte and others. This is a STEM designated program.

MS Marketing

The Lindner Master of Science in Marketing program gives you the skills, knowledge and behaviors to become a world-class marketer, all taught in the home of brand management – Cincinnati. No other program can deliver such unique coursework in such a unique city as the birthplace of modern marketing. Our faculty, the world leaders in consumer and market insights, will challenge you to reach new levels of marketing expertise – qualitative and quantitative research, branding, advertising, consumer behavior, strategy, innovation, design, retail, digital marketing, and much, much more.

MS Taxation

The Lindner Master of Science in Tax program, recently ranked #2 in the US among all online public tax programs, is a premier program that provides comprehensive education on issues directly applicable to the tax professional.  You will gain the skills and experience necessary to complete well-written professional research papers on a variety of tax topics -- in a deadline-oriented environment -- that mimics the experience you will encounter in a real-world tax research setting.