MBA at MetroHealth Medical Center

Cleveland State University’s Monte Ahuja College of Business proudly offers the Master of Business Administration degree at MetroHealth Medical Center.

The program is open to non-MetroHealth employees who qualify for admission to the MBA program.
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All of our business programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), the world’s premier accrediting body for management education. AACSB accreditation assures students that the MBA program meets high quality standards in relation to faculty, curriculum, and supporting services.

The MBA program at MetroHealth Medical Center features the same curriculum and the same exceptional faculty as the MBA program at our main campus. We are proud of the 96% graduation rate among students in our corporate MBA programs.

MBA Curriculum

The MBA program consists of foundation and advanced courses. Foundation courses are prerequisites (Levels I & II) designed to introduce students to the major functions in business including accounting, economics, finance, organizational behavior, marketing, business ethics, and operations management. Advanced courses (Level III) include functional core, integrative courses, and three electives. Please note that Level I courses are not offered at the MetroHealth location.


These three groups of required courses are the heart of the MBA curriculum:

Group A: Functional Core

Course Name Credit Hours
ACT 600 Managerial Accounting
FIN 601 Financial Management
MKT 601 Marketing Management
MGT 601 Human Resources Management & Labor Relations


Group B: Integrative Core


Course Name Credit Hours
MBA 600 Team Dynamics
MBA 602 International Business
MBA 603 Management of Innovation and Technology
MBA 660 Integrative Business Strategy


Group C: Electives

A minimum of 9 hours of electives is required. Courses administered at Metro Health Medical Cener will be taken from any functional business area (ACT/IST/FIN/MKT/MGT/OSM) or from cross-functional courses in International Business. 

Accelerated Terms

The MBA at MetroHealth Medical Center features a combination of accelerated 5-week and 10-week formats. Students with undergraduate business degrees may complete the MBA program in 15 months. Students with no business prerequisites can still complete the full program in approximately 2 years. 

Links to the program schedule may be viewed within the green section located to the right of this page (labeled MetroHealth MBA schedule).

Admission Requirements

The graduate admission application process involves three steps:

1) submission of an admission application and one-time application fee

2) submission of official transcripts of colleges/university where baccalaureate degree was earned

3) submission of either GMAT or GRE scores (not required for students holding a Ph.D. or medical degree). 

Admission is based on the candidate’s undergraduate GPA and the GMAT/GRE score. Candidates who have a Ph.D. or M.D. are not required to take the GMAT/GRE.

Please note that interested students are applying to the MBA program and not to the MBA in Health Care Administration program. 

Registration for courses

MBA courses offered at the MetroHealth location are open to non-employees of the MetroHealth Medical Center.   

All registration requests must be sent to the Dian Goga in the Graduate Advising Office at:  All registration requests must include the following information: 1) CSU ID number and 2) course number(s) requested for registration (ex. MKT 601).


The current tuition and fee structure from the CSU Office of Treasury Services.  The Ahuja MBA offers affordable tuition through one of the best educational values in Northeast Ohio.


MetroHealth employees are eligible for two special scholarships: a one-time $1,000 scholarship if the minimum undergraduate GPA is 3.5 and the GMAT/GRE score is 575; or a one-time $500 scholarship if the minimum undergraduate GPA is 3.25 and the GMAT/GRE score is 550.

The GMAT or GRE is required for all scholarship applicants.


Classroom locations:

All classes will be held in the Old Brooklyn Campus of Metro Health Medical Center.  The address for this location is: 4229 Pearl Road, Cleveland, OH 44109.


Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How do I register for courses?

A. By using your Campus Net account.  Fully detailed Campus Net instructions are available for your convenience.

Q. Where are the MetroHealth MBA courses located?

A: At the Old Brooklyn Campus; 4229 Pearl Road, Cleveland, OH 44109.

Q. How do I begin the reimbursement process for MetroHealth employees?

A.  Detailed information, including the necessary forms, may be found at  For specific questions regarding payment options and/or third-party reimbursement, please contact Campus 411 by telephone at 216.687.5411 or by e-mail at

Q. How do I obtain my textbooks?

A. You may purchase your textbooks online at or by visiting the CSU Bookstore.

Q. Where is parking?

A. Parking is available in the lot connected to the Old Brooklyn Campus.

For more information

For more information regarding the MBA program at MetroHealth Medical Center, please contact Dian Goga in the Graduate Advising Office by telephone at 216.523.7435 or by e-mail at: 

Questions regarding the admission process should be directed to Graduate Admissions by telephone at 216.687-5599 or by e-mail 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 Euclid Avenue
Phone: 216.687.3730

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