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Ohio Dominican’s 4+1 Programs give you an opportunity to earn both your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in just five academic years.

Available 4+1 Programs

  • Master of Arts in English
    The Master of Arts in English is designed for those who teach grades 7-12 and who aspire to achieve their master’s degree, enhance their professional skill set, and earn qualifications necessary to teach college level English courses at their high school for dual enrollment credit.

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  • Master of Business Administration
    Ohio Dominican’s MBA program provides a comprehensive business education that stresses ethical leadership and strategic agility.

    The program offers students a learning experience consistent with ODU's tradition of providing intellectual development and growth in truth and ethical perspective while advancing career readiness in the dynamic and competitive business world. 

    Earn an online MBA, on campus MBA, or a combination.

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  • Master of Science in Healthcare Administration
    ODU’s Master of Science in Healthcare Administration provides students with the skills and competencies necessary for managerial and executive-level positions in medical practices and health services organizations and facilities.

    Earn your MSHA on campus during the evening.

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  • Master of Science in Sport Management
    ODU's Master of Science in Sport Management prepares students for a career in one of the fastest growing industries. Students learn to apply strategies in business, marketing, sociology, law and more to the world of sports.

    To accommodate working professionals, courses are taught during the evening and through a combination of in-class and online methods.

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How 4+1 Works

  • You can apply to one of our 4+1 Programs during your junior year at ODU.
  • During your senior year, you’ll take graduate-level courses that meet both undergraduate elective and graduate program requirements.
  • At the end of your fourth year, you’ll receive your bachelor’s degree.
  • During your fifth year, you’ll be enrolled in graduate school full time.
  • You can choose to complete your fifth-year requirements either on campus or online.
  • Our graduate courses are designed with working professionals in mind. At ODU, you can start your career as you pursue your master's degree.
  • Admission Requirements

    In order to be admitted into a 4+1 Program, you must be a current ODU student who has:

    • Completed at least 90 credit hours before the start of graduate classes.
    • Maintained a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
    • For MBA and MSHA, completed the following prerequisite courses with a 3.0 in each course: BUS 220*, BUS 240*, ACT 210, ACT 220*, ECN 207, ECN 208*, MTH 140 & FIN 325* (*MBA only)


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Max Whiteside Shares His Experience in ODU’s 4+1 MBA Program