Graduate Degree Programs

When you decide to get your masters degree in business, you’re taking control of your own career. The Monte Ahuja College of Business offers you all the critical features of the most effective, high-quality, applied business education:
  • Professors and other faculty who have real-world experience
  • Practical, hands-on education through real-world problem solving
  • Financial assistance when you need it
  • Career guidance from professionals who understand what you’re looking for and are well-connected in the local business community
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The Monte Ahuja College of Business offers five graduate degree programs, two joint degree programs and one doctoral degree program:

All CSU graduate degree programs are administered through the College of Graduate Studies.

Experts deliver the quality education you want

Most graduate courses are taught by members of the University Graduate Faculty. These faculty members all hold the highest degree in their fields. They either meet the Graduate College’s standards for sustained scholarship or creative activity, or they are recognized for their accomplishments as practitioners in their disciplines.

Academic Advising

If you are considering a graduate degree from The Monte Ahuja College of Business, please visit our Graduate Advising Office to:

  • Discuss program admission requirements
  • Discuss GMAT or GRE test requirements, test format, testing locations
  • Learn about pre-test review courses and testing strategies
  • Review the application process, deadlines, and fees for the Graduate College
  • Get advice on course registration and fee payment options

The Academic Advising Office is open daily in BU 327 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., or later by appointment. Appointments are strongly recommended. Please contact them at or call them at 216.687.3730 for assistance. 

OSM 500

Students who score in the lower 25th percentile on the quanitative section of the GMAT must take OSM 500 in the first or second semester. There are two options to meet this requirement: 


Option I: OSM 500 Credit Course (2 credit hours).
This course is scheduled in Spring, Summer and Fall semester. For course description and registration information please see the online catalog at

Option II: OSM 500 Non-Credit Waiver Course:.

The OSM 500 Non-Credit Waiver Course will be graded as a pass/fail. In order to waive the OSM 500 Credit Course, you must receive a passing grade in OSM 500 Non-Credit Waiver Course. The cost is $575. For schedule and registration information, please see the OSM 500 web page at:

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    Mailing Address
    Cleveland State University
    2121 Euclid Avenue, BU 327
    Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
    Campus Location
    Monte Ahuja Hall, Room 327
    1860 E. 18th Street
    Cleveland,OH 44115-2214
    Phone: 216.687.3730

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