Established in 1804, Ohio University was the first university established in Ohio and the ninth oldest public university in the United States, created 11 months after Ohio was admitted into the Union. Committed to diversity in all of its forms, Ohio University’s goal is to serve both neighboring and world- wide communities. They do this by offering distance learning educational opportunities, providing access to learning through a variety of highly interactive programs.
Ohio University has provided world-class distance learning programs for more than 100 years, offering flexible educational opportunities for students around the world.
Ohio University is regionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Ohio University has been cited for superior academic quality and value by U.S. News & World Report, America's 100 Best College Buys, the Princeton Review's Best Colleges, and Peterson's Guide to Competitive Colleges.
Endorsed by the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) Institute, the online Master of Financial Economics provides a three-pronged approach for students seeking advanced knowledge in economics, business and accounting. The curriculum emphasizes theoretical foundations and practical experience with a focus on the concepts and skills applicable to the CFA exam.
Sometimes the best way to cut through red tape is with sharp skills. The 100% online MPA from Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs is a program that can help you bolster your passion for public service with the expertise to find solutions. Become an expert communicator. Learn to manage human resources and budgets. Construct effective, actionable policy. Demonstrate your leadership by partnering with the private sector and non-governmental organizations.
We also offer three concentrations to help you narrow your focus: Public Management, Non-Profit Management, and Environmental and Energy Policy.
Facts & Figures
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Public Higher Education
Trimester schedule (Fall, Spring, Summer)
Ohio University uses Blackboard as a course management system (CMS). Course materials, discussions, and e-mails are easy to access using this tool.
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All students are encouraged to apply for financial assistance when they apply for admission. Federal, state, University scholarship programs, and payment options are available.
Ensure you meet all admission requirements; Obtain an application package; Complete the application: 3 letters of recommendation, essay, resume, official transcript(s) & application fee; Submit your completed application package.
The coursework, research, and faculty support…at OU has provided me with the ability and confidence to follow my interests and work in a variety of industries.