Graduate Programs

Since 1906, the nationally ranked Carl H. Lindner College of Business has enabled students to develop problem-solving skills and hone their business acumen through rigorous academics and harnessing the power of Greater Cincinnati's vibrant business community.

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What's Next is Now

The COVID-19 global pandemic will have economic aftershocks for businesses and the professionals they employ for years to come. That's why we're offering the following for fall 2020 enrollment:

  • Flexible and hybrid learning options.
  • Waived GMAT/GRE score requirements.
  • Expedited application review and approval. So you can get started, sooner.

The Lindner College of Business is dedicated to helping the workforce become better problem solvers during this uncertain time. Whether you want to sharpen your skills, deepen your expertise or pivot to something new in your career, we are prepared to help you face the challenges ahead.

The Lindner MBA

It's your degree. Personalized, customized and immersive, our MBA program welcomes individuals from all professions and educational backgrounds who want to level up their business acumen and problem-solving skills.

Our MBA program is uniquely designed to fit each student's specific needs and consists of 48 credit hours: 10 credit hours of foundation classes, 26 credit hours of core classes, and 12 credit hours of electives.

Other considerations

Specialized Master's Degrees

You’re an individual. Your experiences, skills, goals and even your needs are unique. specialized master's program provides you the opportunity to hone your specific business interests into marketable expertise, all at your own pace.

Specialized Master's Options

Graduate certificates

Fast. Focused. Relevant. Lindner's graduate certificate programs are a unique, stand-alone option for business professionals seeking specialized knowledge of a specific business function or opportunities to train across disciplines.

Graduate certificates can be completed in as few as eight months and subsequently applied towards an MBA or relevant specialized master's degree.

Graduate Certificate Options

Doctoral programs

PhD programs at Lindner are designed to provide the background and skills necessary to conduct independent research and prepare students for a primary career in teaching and research.

Graduate Program Infomation Sessions

Learn more about the Lindner MBA, specialized master's degrees and graduate certificates at an upcoming information session. Registration is required to access the Webex. All times listed are Eastern Standard.

General Information Sessions

  • September 16, 2020, at 6 p.m. (online WebEx)
  • October 13, 2020, at 6 p.m. (online Webex)

Specialized Information Sessions

  • Dates coming soon