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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 a graduate business degree 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 12 credits of Foundations pre-requisites. The Learning Goals of the Part-Time Boler MBA program may be found here

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 Learning Goals of the Full-Time Boler MBA program may be found here

NEW! The Online Boler MBA program is designed with the same rigor, curriculum and benefits of other Boler MBAs – but with additional flexibility of being completely online to meet any time or location restrictions. It can be completed in one academic year or a longer term of 2-3 years and requires a total of 33 – 45 credit hours (depending on amount of foundation courses already taken). Learn more about the Online Boler MBA program here

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 30-69 credit hours, depending on the accountancy and business courses completed as an undergraduate. The Learning Goals of the MS in Accountancy program may be found here

NEW! The Master of Science in Innovation and Entrepreneurship program is an immersive and project-based professional degree program serving a wide range of aspiring business and social entrepreneurs and innovators. It helps develop the skills needed to identify opportunities and create prosperity and possibility with purpose. Starting from Boot Camp on day one, students identify an entrepreneurial project to complete through the curriculum. The program requires 30-39 credit hours, depending on the foundation courses completed previously. Learn more about the MS in Innovation and Entrepreneurship program here

Graduate Scholarships

The Boler College 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, the MS in Accountancy, or the MS in Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Learn more about specific scholarship 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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