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Why Kent State University

As a University, Kent State has been recognized as a "Doctoral - Research Extensive" University by the Carnegie Foundation. This exclusive recognition is given to approximately 150 of the 3,941 colleges and universities in the Carnegie classification category.

Kent State College of Business and Graduate Programs Office are among the elite 15% of business schools that are accredited by AACSB, the international accrediting organization for business schools.

Kent State is one of only 90 schools that grant the Ph.D. degree out of the more than 1500 business schools in the United States.

The Kent State Graduate Programs Office has a long tradition of providing executive education to individuals from a multitude of corporations. In fact, Kent State was one of the first schools in the U.S. to grant the Executive MBA degree and is currently entering its 35th year in this venture. The Kent EMBA has been ranked as a top tier school by CEO magazine.

Kent State is located in Northeastern Ohio, a premier site for the healthcare industry and an ideal setting for professionals seeking to advance their healthcare careers.  The program will be held in Independence, Ohio at the state of the art Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine.

Heathcare EMBA Alumni Testimonials

Watch Lisa Aurilio discuss her experience in the Healthcare MBA program below.