Graduate Programs


Programs & Possibilities

Earn a degree that matches your ambition. Our graduate business programs help you get where you want to be, whether it's promoted at a Fortune 500 company, improving operations at a non-profit organization, or becoming an entrepreneur and starting your own business.


We’ve designed the nationally-ranked Lindner Master of Business Administration program to maximize your return on investment by providing you with transformative classroom learning combined with real-world learning experiences. You can build your own online, part-time or full-time MBA based on your goals and interests in the times and places that work best for YOU (in as little as 12 months).

Master's Degrees

Specialization is the future. That’s why we offer eight masters degrees in addition to our MBA programs. In as little as 12 months, you can fully master a new discipline and significantly propel your career and earning power.

Joint Degrees

Combine a non-business graduate degree with an MBA as a joint degree. Click here to learn more about our options!

Graduate Certificates

These shorter programs help our students gain specific, specialized knowledge of a business function. We offer more than 20 graduate certificates in areas ranging from Data Analytics to Entrepreneurship to Health Care Administration to Innovation.

Doctorate 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.  Visit our PhD program page to see areas of concentration and learn more.


Biggest Jump

in U.S. News rankings of any MBA program in the nation over the past three years.

Top 35

Ranked one of the Top 35 full-time public MBA programs in the country by Bloomberg Businessweek.

Top 10

Named one of the Top 10 business school data analytics programs in the United States by InformationWeek.

Top 15

Named one of the Top 15 public graduate marketing programs in the country by Masters Degree Online.

Free GMAT Prep Course

To qualify for the FREE two-day GMAT prep course ($165 value), you must attend an information session at either our Clifton or Blue Ash locations. Register for an information session or contact the Graduate Programs Office at (513) 556-7020 | for more information.

Military members are not required to attend an information session to qualify for the free GMAT prep course.

"Lindner is a school that truly cares about your personal and professional development."

Jolynn, MBA '14