Degree Programs

Undergraduate Degrees

Monte Ahuja College of Business

Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.). Specialization is available in the following majors:

  • Accounting
    BBA Tracks: Public Accounting, Management Accounting, Governmental or Institutional Accounting, Internal Auditing
  • Business Administration
    A cross-functional major which gives students a breadth of knowledge in four or more business areas.
  • Business Economics
  • Finance
    Areas of Specialization: Investment Management, Management of Financial Institutions, Real Estate, Financial Management
  • Information Systems
  • International Business
    Certificate: Global Business
  • Management and Labor Relations
    BBA Tracks: General Management, Human Resource Management
  • Marketing:
    BBA Tracks: Consumer Marketing, Business-to-Business Marketing, International Marketing, Database Marketing, and Online Marketing
    Certificates: Multimedia Advertising; Arts Management
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
    BBA Tracks: Operations Management, Business Statistics
    Certificates: Arts Management, Business Biotechnology

Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Science (B.S.C.I.S.). Specialization is available in two tracks of the CIS major:

  • Computer and Information Science (CIS) Track
    Concentration Areas: many related fields, typically Business (see majors above), Electrical Engineering, Electronic Technology, Mathematics, Natural Sciences
  • Computer Science (CSC) Track
    Concentration Areas: many related fields, typically Business (see majors above), Electrical Engineering, Electronic Technology, Mathematics, Natural Sciences

Courses in the BBA and BSCIS degrees are offered during the day and evenings at the Downtown Campus and at selected times and days at CSU's extended campuses in Westlake and Solon. A BBA degree completion program is also offered at the campus of Lakeland Community College in Lake County, Ohio.

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College of Education and Human Services

Bachelor of Science in Education, including major programs in the following fields:

Teaching Licensure for majors in the College of Science or the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

  • Secondary Licensure:
    • Integrated Mathematics
    • Integrated Language Arts
    • Integrated Social Studies
    • Dual Field Science Concentrations:
      • Life Science and Earth Science
      • Life Science and Chemistry
      • Physics and Life Science
      • Chemistry and Physics
    • Single Field Science
      Chemistry, Earth Science, Life Sciences, Physics
    • Integrated Science
      Majors: Biology, Chemistry, Geology , Physics  
  • Multi-Age Licensure:
    • Foreign Languages:French, Spanish
    • Health Education (as a second teaching field)
    • Music Education
    • Visual Arts Education

Upper Division Honors Program - Teaching Licensure

Post-Baccalaureate Teaching Licensure

Endorsement Programs

Certificates:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

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Fenn College of Engineering

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College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Bachelor's degrees are awarded in major programs, including the following fields:

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College of Sciences and Health Professions

Bachelor of Science, including major programs offered during the day in the following fields:

Bachelor of Arts, including major programs offered during the day in the following fields:

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Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs

Bachelor of Arts degrees are awarded in the following major programs:

  • Environmental Studies(available in the evening)
    Concentrations in:
      • Environmental Planning and Sustainable Development
      • Environmental Management

  • Public Safety Management (available in the evening)
    Concentrations in:
    • Public Management
    • Emergency Preparedness/Homeland Security

  • Nonprofit Administration (available in the evening)

  • Urban Studies (available in the evening)
    Concentrations in:
    • Urban and Regional Planning
    • Public Management
    • Environmental Policy and Management
    • Personally designed concentration

Five-Year Bachelor’s to Master’s Degree Programs

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Graduate Degrees

The programs of the College of Graduate Studies and the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law are described in detail in separate catalogs which may be accessed online on the following websites.

College of Graduate Studies

Most Cleveland State University graduate programs are offered during afternoon and evening hours.

Accelerated (4 + 1) Degrees

The accelerated program combines two existing degree programs, enabling students to earn bachelor's and master's degrees in five years.

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Studies
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nonprofit Administration and Leadership
  • Public Administration

Master's degree programs

  • Master of Accountancy
  • Master of Applied Communication Theory and Methodology
  • Master of Arts in Economics
  • Master of Arts in English
  • Master of Arts in Environmental Studies
  • Master of Arts in Global Interactions
  • Master of Arts in History
  • Master of Arts in Mathematics
  • Master of Arts in Philosophy
  • Master of Arts in Psychology
  • Master of Arts in Sociology
  • Master of Arts in Spanish
  • Master of Arts in Speech Pathology and Audiology
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Executive Business Administration
  • Master of Computer and Information Science
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing
  • Master of Labor Relations and Human Resources
  • Master of Music
  • Master of Nonprofit Administration and Leadership
  • Master of Occupational Therapy
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Master of Public Health
  • Master of Social Work
  • Master of Science in Biology
  • Master of Science in Chemical Engineering
  • Master of Science in Chemistry
  • Master of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Master of Science in Engineering Mechanics
  • Master of Science in Environmental Engineering
  • Master of Science in Environmental Science
  • Master of Science in Health Sciences
  • Master of Science in Industrial Engineering
  • Master of Science in Mathematics
  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Master of Science in Physics
  • Master of Science in Software Engineering
  • Master of Science in Urban Studies
  • Master of Urban Planning, Design and Development

 

Graduate Specialists degrees are offered in educational administration, counseling and pupil personnel administration, and school psychology.

Doctoral degrees

  • Doctor of Business Administration
  • Doctor of Engineering
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Adult Development and Aging
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Regulatory Biology
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical-Bioanalytical Chemistry
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Urban Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Urban Studies and Public Affairs
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy

Dual degrees

  • Juris Doctor/Master of Science in Environmental Science
  • Juris Doctor/Master of Arts in Environmental Studies
  • Juris Doctor/Master of Business
  • Juris Doctor/Master of Public Administration
  • Juris Doctor/Master of Urban Planning, Design, and Development
  • Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Business Administration

Graduate Certificate Programs

  • Adult Learning and Development
  • Advanced Study in Bioethics
  • Culture, Communication, and Health Care
  • Gerontological Studies
  • Global Business
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Local/Urban Management
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Middle Childhood Mathematics Education
  • Middle Childhood Science Education
  • Museum Studies
  • Museum Studies (Natural History)
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nursing Education
  • Occupational and Physical Therapy in the Schools
  • Research Administration
  • Software Engineering
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • Urban Economic Development
  • Urban Geographic Information Systems
  • Urban Real Estate Development and Finance

 

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

The College of Law confers the following degrees:

  • Juris Doctor (JD),
  • Master of Laws (LLM),
  • Law and Master of Business with the Monte Ahuja College of Business (JD/MBA),
  • Law and Master of Public Administration with the Levin College of Urban Affairs (JD/MPA),
  • Law and Master of Urban Planning, Design and Development with the Levin College of Urban Affairs (JD/MUPDD),
  • Law and Master of Science in Environmental Science with the Department of Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences (JD/MSES), and
  • Law and Master of Environmental Studies with the Levin College of Urban Affairs (JD/MAES)

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