Specialized Master's Programs

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.

Public Accounting Report ranks the Lindner Master of Science in Accounting program is number 8 in the country for the size of its faculty. Our classes give you advanced accounting instruction, while also focusing on vital professional functions such as presentation skills, teamwork, and professional writing. The curriculum is designed to promote students' success on the CPA exam and throughout their careers in accounting.

The Lindner Master of Science in Applied Economics program provides exceptional and financially-rewarding job placement in fast-growing industries. Within one year you'll 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.

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 Center for Business Analytics connects students with companies who need analytics talent. This is a STEM-designated program.

Our Master of Science in Finance program, ranked as the best and most affordable Finance master's in the nation, is an optimized blend of theoretical and applied knowledge that prepares students for professional certifications that include the CFA, FRM, and the CFP. 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.

The Lindner Master of Arts in Human Resources program prepares you to be an 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 organizations.

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, giving students practical work experience with leading companies such as SAP, EY, Deloitte, and others. This is a STEM-designated program.

The Lindner Master of Science in Marketing program gives you the skills, knowledge and behaviors to become a world-class marketer, all taught in Cincinnati, the birthplace of brand management and modern marketing. Our faculty, world leaders in consumer and market insights, will challenge you to reach new levels of marketing expertise through work in qualitative and quantitative research, branding, advertising, consumer behavior, strategy, innovation, design, retail, digital marketing, and much more.

The Lindner Master of Science in Tax program, recently ranked the best public online MS Tax program in Ohio and the Midwest, and number two in the nation, 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, preparing you for the experiences you'll encounter in a real-world tax research setting.