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Graduate Academics

Graduate Academics

At Boler, we recognize that the decision to pursue a graduate degree often involves both intrinsic and extrinsic goals and motivations. Data continues to show that an MBA or Masters in Accountancy degree promises a solid monetary return on your investment.

Boler offers the following graduate degrees:

The Part-Time Boler MBA program serves those who have a business or technical background and two or more years of professional work experience. Live projects, team-taught core courses, a leadership sequence and exposure to leading Cleveland executives give you accelerated growth toward senior management responsibilities. Non-business applicants complete up to 18-credits of Foundations pre-requisites.

The Full-time Boler MBA program serves recent college graduates from any institution without the requirement of professional work experience. The program is uniquely structured to allow students to finish the degree in 12 months, dependent on classes taken at the undergraduate level. Regardless of your major, any recent graduate is eligible for the Full Time MBA.

The Master of Science in Accountancy program serves students with a variety of backgrounds who desire a concentrated plan of study to prepare for a career in accountancy. In addition to preparing students for the CPA exam, the Master of Science in Accountancy program develops the leadership capabilities for a future in the accountancy field. This program requires 30-75 credit hours, depending on the accountancy and business courses completed as an undergraduate.

The Boler School of Business offers the MS in Laboratory Administration as a path to senior management roles within clinical, applied and basic research laboratories across medical, biotechnology, drug discovery and other fields. The 30-credit hour cohort program prepares you for all aspects of lab management, including operations, informatics, HR, accounting and more. 

Graduate Scholarships

The Boler School of Business offers a variety of scholarships to students pursuing graduate degrees. Specific scholarships vary on whether you are pursuing the Part-time Boler MBA, the Full-time Boler MBA, or the MS in Accountancy. Click on your program to learn more about specific opportunities


  • MBA Student


    Recent GMAC’s alumni perspectives surveys show that MBA graduates recoup one-third of their financial investment in the first year after graduation, a full return on their investment after four years from graduation, and nearly double their return on investment after ten years.

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    CPA Pass Rates

    John Carroll University accountancy graduates ranked #1 in Ohio for overall pass rate for First Time takers for both the Auditing & Attestation (AUD) and the Financial Accounting & Reporting sections (for institutions with at least 10 takers).

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  • Cleveland

    Millennials Rising

    Cleveland ranks among top 10 U.S. cities for population growth of college-educated millennial residents. Between 2000 and 2013, Cleveland gained over 87,000 people with four-year degrees. This raised its educational attainment rate to 29.8 percent, slightly higher than the nation as a whole.

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