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Ohio Dominican offers nine graduate degree programs, start dates throughout the year, and flexible class schedules for busy professionals.

Programs & Admission Requirements

Each graduate program has its own admission and application requirements. View and download our Graduate Studies program brochure.

  • Master of Arts in English (100% Online)
    Earn your M.A. in English online, around your schedule. Enhance your professional skills, prepare for doctoral work, and earn the qualifications necessary to teach college-level courses, including courses at the high-school level through dual enrollment relationships.
    • Program completion of 18 to 24 months
    • No GRE required
    • 8-week courses
    • Start your degree anytime
    View MA in English

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  • Master of Arts in TESOL (Online or Evening On Campus)
    The Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MATESOL) program prepares competent and caring teachers.

    Based on language, culture, instruction, assessment, and professionalism, the program also prepares students to be consumers and producers of research into the teaching and learning of English.
    • Earn your Master of Arts in TESOL and/or Certificate, Endorsement or Licensure in TESOL.
    • The M.A. in TESOL is offered 100% online, on campus or in a combination of the two formats. 

    View MA in TESOL

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  • Master of Arts in Theology (On Campus)
    Ohio Dominican’s Master of Arts in Theology program prepares students for critical study, reflection and engagement with the rich theological tradition of the Catholic Church. At the center of the program is a curriculum in biblical, historical, systematic and pastoral theology. 

    View MA in Theology

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  • Master of Business Administration (Online or Evening On Campus)
    Ohio Dominican’s MBA program provides a comprehensive business education that stresses ethical leadership and strategic agility.

    Available 100% online, on campus or in a combination of the two formats. 

    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. 

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  • Master of Education (Online and Evening On Campus)
    To meet the ever-increasing demand for highly qualified teachers, Ohio Dominican University offers programs that use innovation, creativity, adaptation and partnerships to prepare tomorrow's teachers. 

    ODU offers two MEd degrees, Curriculum & Instruction and Educational Leadership, as well as a variety of licensure and endorsement programs.

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  • Master of Science in Healthcare Administration (Online or Evening On Campus)
    ODU’s Master of Science in Healthcare Administration (MSHA) 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 100% online, on campus or in a combination of the two formats.
    • 18-month program
    • Courses are delivered in convenient eight-week sessions
    • Graduate Certificate is also available online and on campus

    View MS in Healthcare Administration
  • Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (On Campus)

    ODU's PA Studies program, the first in central Ohio, offers exceptional educational training, service opportunities in local communities, and a diversity of rotations within medical organizations around the state.

    • 33,000+ job growth expected by 2022*
    • 100% employment rate for ODU PA grads
    • 98% first-time pass rate on PANCE exam


    View MS in Physician Assistant Studies

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    *U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

  • Master of Science in Sport Management (100% Online)
    ODU's online 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 offered 100% online.

    View MS in Sport Management

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Program Start Dates


Ohio Dominican offers two program start dates in both Fall and Spring semesters.

Semester Start Dates Application Deadline
Spring 2019
January 14
Priority: December 3, 2018
Rolling: January 7, 2019
Spring 2019
March 18
Priority: February 4, 2019
Rolling: March 11, 2019
Summer 2019
June 3
Priority: April 22, 2019
Rolling: May 24, 2019
Fall 2019
August 19
Priority: July 8, 2019
Rolling: August 12, 2019
Fall 2019 October 16
Priority: September 4, 2019
Rolling: October 9, 2019
Note: Rolling admissions dependent on number of available spots.
International Students
Semester Start Dates Application Deadline
Spring 2019 January 14, 2019  October 15, 2018 (Outside U.S.)
December 1, 2018 (F1 visa holders currently in the U.S.) 
Fall 2019
August 19, 2019 
May 15, 2019 (Outside U.S.)
July 1, 2019 (F1 visa holders currently in the U.S.)
For more details on second half semester deadlines, email grad@ohiodominican.edu.