Ashland University

Ashland, OH

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It is time for you to explore what Ashland University has to offer! 

Earning a master’s or doctoral degree could give you a critical competitive edge while also providing valuable personal development for professionals at all stages of their careers. Ashland University's graduate degree programs are tailored specifically for working professionals, both locally and nationally.

If you're looking for graduate schools in Ohio, Ashland offers eight convenient campus locations as well as online learning opportunities.

Why Ashland University?
At AU, we offer a variety of options for both degree-seeking and non-degree-seeking students, including face-to-face and online learning options. We pride ourselves in designing graduate programs that are focused around flexibility and keeping our students' best interests in mind. For those who are degree-seeking, you can apply to our master's or doctoral degree programs for the chance to pursue your dream career. If you desire personal development and/or professional growth, you can explore our non-degree Licensure programs. 

As a graduate student at Ashland University, you will have the opportunity to pursue higher education in a field you are passionate about. If you would like to learn more about the admission process at AU, contact our Graduate Admissions Office today at

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19 Graduate Program Options Offered

Program Certificate Master's Doctorate
Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online
Clinical & Mental Health Counseling                
Creative Writing                
Nurse Education                
Physician Assistant                
School Nursing                

Located in Ashland, OH



Ashland’s MBA program ranked #2 in Ohio | Wall Street Journal


Bachelor of Science in Education ranked among the top 25 in the nation and first among private schools


Schar College of Nursing and Health Sciences ranked among the top 100 private nursing schools in the country


Online MBA ranked 35th in the world, first in region and state | CEO magazine


Six of the Ashland University Dauch College of Business and Economics programs have been ranked among the nation’s best: online MBA in Entrepreneurship, MBA in Project Management, MBA in Entrepreneurship, online Small Business Management degree, online MBA in Project Management, and online Project Management degree |

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Graduate programs in: 

American History and Government
Applied Exercise Science
Ashland Theological Seminary
Corporate and Strategic Communication
Leadership Studies
MFA in Creative Writing
Nursing & Health Sciences

New: 1 Year International MBA

Ashland University is now offering a new and unique program called the 1 Year International MBA. Students enrolled in this program will be able to earn their MBA in one year and travel the world on two international study tours. Classes are taught on Saturdays at our Cleveland MBA Center and Columbus Center, which allows students to continue working full-time.

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