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Gain the skills and knowledge you need to advance your career or pursue new opportunities in the dynamic global business world. Our MBA program stresses ethical leadership and strategic agility to prepare you for leadership positions in a wide variety of agencies, organizations and corporations. 
  • MBA Formats

    Program Formats

    Take classes online, on campus or a combination, whichever works for your busy schedule.

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    Apply Today

    View the admissions requirements for the MBA and Graduate Certificate and begin the application process today.

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    Course Requirements

    Read the course requirements and descriptions for the MBA and Graduate Certificate in Public Administration.

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Earn your MBA online and on campus.
  • Program Features
    • Earn your MBA online, on campus or a combination of both formats.
    • Take one or two courses at a time.
    • Online MBA program allows you to earn your master's degree anytime, anywhere. 
    • On campus MBA courses meet one evening per week. 
    • Graduate Certificate in Public Administration available.
    • 4 + 1 Program option allows you to earn your bachelor's and master's degrees in five years.
  • Available Concentrations
    • Accounting
    • Finance
    • Leadership
    • Public Administration
    • Risk Management *NEW*
    • Sport Management *NEW*

Earning Your MBA at ODU

Daniel Faig, MBA '12, Physician Relationship Manager at Mount Carmel, discusses the importance of his ODU education.

Full-Time MBA Faculty

Buehrer, Richard
Buehrer, R



Sansbury Hall, Room 264

  • Ph.D., University of Toledo
  • M.B.A., University of Toledo
  • B.A., University of Toledo

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Fah, Kenneth C.

Associate Professor & Chair of Business Division


Sansbury Hall, Room 259

  • Ph.D., University of Wyoming
  • M.S., University of Wyoming 
  • B.S., University of Wyoming

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Grant, John

Associate Professor & Department Head


Sansbury Hall, Room 263

  • Ph.D., Arizona State University
  • M.B.A., Eastern Illinois University
  • B.S., Eastern Illinois University

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Parkman, Anna W.
Anna Parkman

Associate Professor & Director of Graduate Business Programs, MBA


Sansbury Hall, Room 261

  • Ph.D., Capella University
  • M.B.A., University of Charleston
  • B.A., Cedar Crest College

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Ruml, Douglas
Ruml, D



Sansbury Hall, Room 262

  • M.A., California State University
  • B.A., Ambassador University

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Young, Jay B.

Associate Professor


Sansbury Hall, Room 258

  • Ph.D., Ohio State University
  • M.A.,  Ohio State University 
  • M.A.S., University of Texas at Dallas 
  • B.S., Texas A&M University

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Blair Crossan