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The Graduate School

Master of Business Administration

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  • The Otterbein MBA...the new STANDARD.

    We are a student-centered program that fosters what students seek to accomplish most... how to make a significant impact!

    Complete your MBA in 2 years; 12 classes; $24k...with a front-row seat to leading executives and industry experts.

    • 36 credit hours at $618/credit hour
    • Campus-based program; Evening classes; 6-9pm
    • Merit-based scholarships available; all applicants considered
    • Part-time and Full-time program options
    • MBA faculty and advisory board members have successfully led some of the best companies in the region, and abroad.

    MBA Highlights!

    • International Business Seminar course
      • December 2016 trip to Prague and Berlin
      • Future locations to be announced
    • Professional Mentor Program
    • Internship Opportunities
    • Click HERE to view the most recent Guest Lecture event

    Apply today!

    MBA Class Profile

    • Average age: 33
    • Average work experience: 6 years
    • Average GPA: 3.5
    • Male: 53%; Female: 47%

    Countries Represented:

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  • Earn your MBA in 12 courses:

    Be Entrepreneurial at Otterbein
    • Data Analytics
    • Communications
    • Financial Management
    • Organizational Behavior
    • Entrepreneurship & Leadership
    • Product Development & Innovation (or)
      Operations Management
    • Managing Information Systems
    • Economics & Business Strategy
    • Global Competition & World Economy (or) International Business Seminar (travel)
    • Strategic Marketing
    • Special Topics
    • Capstone

    Areas of Focus Available with Alternate Coursework

    Financial Economics Healthcare Administration Actuarial Science

  • Admission Requirements - Spring 2017 Deadline: November 15

    • Four-year degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA from a regionally accredited college or university
    • GMAT required for all candidates whose college GPA is below 3.3.
    • Official Transcripts from all institutions previously attended
    • Two Recommendation Forms - Click Here
    • Personal Statement; "Why am I pursuing an MBA?"
    • Professional Resume
    • Personal Interview with MBA Director

    / Learn more about Admission into Otterbein's MBA program or apply 
    / Learn more about International Admission into Otterbein's MBA program

    Tuition & Scholarship

    • Competitively priced at $22,248 ($618 per credit hour; not including books)
    • Otterbein offers merit-based scholarships to top candidates
    • Otterbein offers a variety of payment methods and plans

    / Learn more about Financial Aid and Payment Plans

  • What Otterbein MBA Alumni are Saying...

    Jessica Foster

    Jessica Foster '06

    I am grateful for the rigorous, yet flexible curriculum, the professors that taught me so much academically and personally, and for forging some of the strongest friendships in my life.

    Todd Rickets '10

    The people at Otterbein also made a huge difference in the experience. The personal interaction with classmates, who were experienced professionals, allowed for learning during the process of working on projects.

    / Read additional alumni testimonials about the Otterbein MBA experience…
    / View the photo gallery from our recent MBA Alumni "Networking & News" Night
    / Learn more about Admission into Otterbein's MBA program or apply 


  • Meet the MBA Faculty

    Our faculty are practitioners, scholars and experts in their field, and they create a challenging, collaborative, and innovative learning environment. They care about your success as much as you do.

    MBA Full-time faculty

    Kyriacos Aristotelous, Ph.D.
    Professor of Economics
    Office: 405 Roush Hall
    p/ 614.823.1611
    e/ karistotelous@otterbein.ed

    Don E. Eskew, Ph.D.
    Professor of Management and Human Resources
    Office: 419 Roush Hall
    p/ 614.823.1212
    e/ deskew@otterbein.edu

    Bill Harper, Ph.D.
    Office: 139 Towers Hall
    p/ 614.823.1417
    e/ wharper@otterbein.edu

    Hyuk Kim, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of International Business/Strategy
    Office: Roush 453
    p/ 614.823.1308
    e/ hkim@otterbein.edu

    Shirine Mafi, Ph.D.
    Professor, Management 
    Department of Business, Accounting and Economics
    p/ 614.823.1796 
    e/ SMafi@otterbein.edu 

    Dennis J. Whalen, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Finance
    Office: 403 Roush Hall
    p/ 614.823.1161
    e/ dwhalen@otterbein.edu

    MBA Adjunct Profiles

    MBA Adjunct Faculty

    • Claudia Herrington, JD, Law (Risk Management)
    • Gary Landsettle, MBA (Product Development & Innovation)
    • Slava Nikitin, MS (Data Analytics)
    • Jeff Ankrom, PhD, Economics (Managerial Economics)
    • Jane Harf, MA, Political Science (Sustainability)
    • Tom Voight (Capstone)


What Does The Perfect MBA Program Look Like To You?

  • Does it produce creative thinking?
  • Does it focus on problem solving?
  • Does it balance curriculum with developing skill sets?
  • Is it cutting edge, streamlined and relevant to employers?
  • And does it position its graduates to impact the world?
  • It does if it's Otterbein.

/ The Graduate School

The Graduate School is located in Roush Hall, room 208.

Office Hours
M-F: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

p/ 614.823.3210
e/ grad@otterbein.edu

/ MBA Personnel

Eric Lloyd, MBA
Director, MBA program
p/ 614.823.1445
e/ elloyd@otterbein.edu

Sarah Shumick, MBA
Senior Assistant Director
Graduate Recruitment
p/ 614.823.1095
e/ sshumick@otterbein.edu