Ohio Board of Regents/Chancellor Approved Graduate Degrees (1995-2013)

Last updated: May 10, 2013

University Degree Program Program Status 
University of Akron Master of Laws (L.L.M.) in Intellectural Property Law Approved by Board 4/22/04
University of Akron M.Ed in Elementary Education, off-campus at Wayne Campus Approved by Board 2/16/96
University of Akron Master of Applied Politics Approved by Board 9/12/97
University of Akron Collaborative Master of Public Health - UA, CSU, KSU, NEOUCOM, YSU Approved by Board 7/16/99
University of Akron/Wayne College Master of Education in Elementary Education, 3-year extension Approved by Board 11/19/99
UA/CSU/KSU/YSU Joint Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Approved by Board 11/10/04
University of Akron Doctor of Philosophy in Integrated Bioscience Approved by Board 6/15/06
University of Akron/Cleveland State U Joint Doctor of Philosophy in Adult Development and Aging Approved by Chancellor 3/05/08
University of Akron Doctor of Nursing Practice Approved by Chancellor 08/04/2011
Bowling Green State University Master of Public Health - off campus at Medical College of Ohio and the University of Toledo Approved by Board 4/11/97
Bowling Green State University Educational Specialist Degree in School Psychology (Ed.S) Approved by Board 9/17/99
Bowling Green State University Master of Music in Ethnomusicology Approved by Board  5/24/01
Bowling Green State University Master of Science in Criminal Justice Approved by Board  5/24/01
Bowling Green State University Doctor of Musical Arts Approved by Board 5/18/05
Bowling Green State University Master of Arts in Art Education Approved by Board 5/18/05
Bowling Green State University Master of Arts in Cross-Cultural and International Education Approved by Board 4/20/06
Bowling Green State University Doctor of Philosophy in Statistics Approved by Board 3/22/07
Bowling Green State University Master of Architecture Approved by Chancellor 3/18/2010
Bowling Green State University Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Gerontology Approved by Chancellor 3/29/2012
Bowling Green State University Master of Science in Analytics Approved by Chancellor 04/19/2013
Case Western Reserve University Executive Doctor of Management  Approved by board 4/13/1995
Case Western Reserve University Master of Public Health Degree - Amended Certificate of Authorization Approved by Board 3/12/99
Case Western Reserve University Executive Doctor of Management (5th Yr Review Report) Approved by Board 10/19/00
Case Western Reserve University Master of Engineering and Management Approved by Board  11/15/01
Case Western Reserve University Doctor of Philosophy in Bioethics Approved by Board 11/14/02
Case Western Reserve University Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular Medicine Approved by Board11/16/06
Case Western Reserve University Master of Arts in Cognitive Linguistics Approved by Chancellor 6/16/08
Case Western Reserve University Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Business Approved by Chancellor 6/3/09
Case Western Reserve University Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Intellectual Property Approved by Chancellor 5/27/09
Case Western Reserve University Conversion of Certificate of Nursing (CPN) to Master of Nursing (MN) Approved by Chancellor 4/23/09
Case Western Reserve University LL.M. in International Criminal Law  Approved by Chancellor 9/15/2010
Case Western Reserve University Master of Science in Medical Physiology Approved by Chancellor 04/04/2011
Case Western Reserve University Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Science in System Biology and Bioinformatics  Approved by Chancellor 04/26/2011
Case Western Reserve University Master of Arts in Religious Studies Approved by Chancellor 12/07/2011
Case Western Reserve University  Doctor of Juridical Science Approved by Chancellor 09/10/2012
University of Cincinnati Master of Business Administration, off campus at Raymond Walters College Approved by Board 4/24/98
University of Cincinnati Master of Science degree in Business Administration w/concentration in Taxation Approved by Board 11/13/98
University of Cincinnati Master of Physical Therapy degree Approved by Board 7/16/99
University of Cincinnati Master of Architecture Approved by Board 1/18/01
University of Cincinnati Doctor of Audiology (Provisionally Approved by the Board on 1/16/03, with a report to OBR at the end of 4 yrs) Approved by Chancellor 6/14/12 (final, full)
University of Cincinnati Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering Approved by Board 4/18/2002
University of Cincinnati Doctor of Philosophy in Urban and Regional Development Planning Approved by Board 5/23/02
University of Cincinnati Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Science in Immunobiology Approved by Board 1/22/04
University of Cincinnati Educational Specialist Degree in School Psychology Approved by Board 7/15/04
University of Cincinnati Master of Arts in Teaching English and Language Arts Approved by Board 3/10/05
University of Cincinnati Master of Teaching Science Approved by Board 5/18/05
University of Cincinnati Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Health Education Approved by Board 7/15/05
University of Cincinnati Master of Science in Statistics Approved by Board 1/19/06
University of Cincinnati Doctor of Physical Therapy (provisionally approved by Board on 3/22/07, with report to OBR at end of 4 yrs.) Approved by Chancellor 3/29/12 (final full)
University of Cincinnati Master of Public Health Approved by Chancellor 12/06/07
University of Cincinnati Master of Engineering (MEng)  Approved by Chancellor 8/13/08
University of Cincinnati Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Research Approved by Chancellor 4/30/09
University of Cincinnati Doctorate in Nursing Practice Approved by Chancellor 5/12/2010
University of Cincinnati Master of Law (LL.M.) Approved by Chancellor 12/12/2011
University of Cincinnati Ph.D. in Architecture Approved by Chancellor 3/29/2012
University of Cincinnati Master of Health Informatics Approved by Chancellor 06/05/2012
University of Cincinnati Doctorate of Medical Physics Approved by Chancellor 1/24/2013
University of Cincinnati Master of Interior Design Approved by Chancellor 03/04/2013
Cleveland State University Collaborative Master of Ed degree in Educational Leadership - BWC, John Carroll U, KSU Approved by Board 2/13/98
Cleveland State University Master of Science degree in Health Sciences Approved by Board 7/17/98
Cleveland State University Master of Arts Degree in Environmental Studies Approved by Board 7/17/98
Cleveland State University Master of Science degree in Environmental Science Approved by Board 7/17/98
Cleveland State University Master of Science degree in Environmental Engineering Approved by Board 7/17/98
Cleveland State University School Psychology Specialist degree (Psy.S) Approved by Board 9/17/99
Cleveland State University Master of Physical Therapy Approved by Board 10/19/00
Cleveland State University Master of Occupational Therapy Approved by Board 1/24/02
Cleveland State University Master of Science in Nursing Approved by Board 7/20/00
Cleveland State University Master of Science in Software Engineering Approved by Board 7/15/05
Cleveland State University Master of Nonprofit Administration and Leadership Approved by Board 4/25/07
Cleveland State University Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering Approved by Chancellor 7/24/09 
Cleveland State University Doctor of Physical Therapy Approved by Chancellor 5/24/07
Cleveland State University Master of Arts in Global Interactions Approved by Chancellor 08/13/08
Cleveland State University Master of Legal Studies Approved by Chancellor 07/05/2011
University of Dayton Educational Specialist Degree in School Psychology Approved by Board 5/24/01
University of Dayton Master of Financial Mathematics Approved by Board 7/15/04
University of Dayton Master of Mathematics Education Approved by Board 6/16/05
University of Dayton Doctor of Physical Therapy (Provisional approval for 4 years as a professional doctoral degree w/rpt to Board @ end of 4 yrs) Approved by Board 5/18/06
University of Dayton Doctor of Physical Therapy (Provisionally Approved by Board on 5/18/2006 w/report to Board at end of 4 yrs) Approved by Chancellor 08/09/2010
University of Dayton Master of Laws and Master in the Study of Law in Intellectual Property and Technology Approved by Board 3/22/07
University of Dayton Master of Science in Bioengineering Approved by Chancellor 1/13/2010
University of Dayton Master of Physician Assistant Practice  Approved by Chancellor 04/19/2013
Kent State University Executive Master of Business Administration - off campus in Hudson, OH Approved by Board 1/13/1995
Kent State University Master of Education degree in Early Childhood Education, off-campus- Tallmadge, Ohio Approved by Board 10/16/98
Kent State University/U of Akron Ph.D. in Nursing Approved by Board 10/15/99
Kent State University Master of Science in Information Architecture and Knowledge Management Approved by Board 1/18/01
KSU/UA Joint Doctor of Audiology (Provisionally Approved by the Board on 1/16/03 w/report to OBR at end of 4 yrs) Approved by Chancellor 6/14/12 (final, full)
Kent State University Master of Urban Design Approved by Board 6/16/05
Kent State University Doctor of Philosophy in Translation Studies Approved by Board 4/20/06
Kent State University Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management Approved by Chancellor 4/13/09
Kent State University Master of Science in Applied Social and Behavioral Research Approved by Chancellor 4/23/09
Kent State University Master of Public Health Approved by Chancellor 5/10/2010
Kent State University Ph.D. in Public Health with a Specialization in Prevention Science Approved by Chancellor 07/02/2010
Kent State University Doctor of Nursing Practice Approved by Chancellor 12/03/2010
Kent State University Master of Digital Sciences  Approved by Chancellor 08/04/2011
Kent State University Ph.D in Public Health with a New Specialization in Epidemiology Approved by Chancellor 10/07/2011
Kent State University Ph.D. in Public Health with a New Specialization in Health Policy and Management Approved by Chancellor 10/07/2011
Kent State University Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (acquired  the OCPM DPM program & campus in Independence, OH on7/1/12, & requested approval to offer DPM) Approved by Chancellor 6/13/2012
Miami University Doctor of Philosophy in Student Affairs in Higher Education Approved by Board 4/25/07
Miami University Master of Education and Master of Arts in Instructional Design and Technology Approved by Board 4/25/07
Miami University Extension of Master of Ed degree-  off-site, Hamilton & Middletown Regional Campuses Approved by Board 3/13/98
Miami University Extension of Master of Business Administration - off campus, Middletown & Hamilton Regional Campuses Approved by Board 4/24/98
Miami University Doctor of Philosophy in Social Gerontology Approved by Board 1/22/04
Miami University Master of Science in Computational Science and Engineering Approved by Chancellor 9/15/08
Miami University Doctor of Philosophy in Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology Approved by Chancellor 9/16/09
Miami University/Mahidol U., Thailand Joint International Master in Population and Social Gerontology Approved by Chancellor 9/25/09
Miami University Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Cellular, Molecular and Structural Biology Approved by Chancellor 9/25/09
Miami University/Wright State University Joint Master of Arts in Social Work Approved by Chancellor 4/30/12
Miami University Ph.D. in Educational Leadership (previously name PhD in Ed Administration) Apprioved by Chancellor 7/24/12
NEOMED (formerly NEOUCOM) Doctor of Pharmacy (Provisionally approval by Board on 11/10/05 for 6 yrs -to graduation of the first class in 2011 w/report to OBR @ end of 6 yrs) Approved by Chancellor 7/17/2012 (final, full)
NEOMED (formerly NEOUCOM) Master of Public Health Approved by Chancellor 4/23/09
NEOMED (formerly NEOUCOM) Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Integrated Pharmaceutical Medicine Approved by Chancellor 9/16/09
NEOMED (formerly NEOUCOM) M.S./Residency Program in Health System Pharmacy Administration Approved by Chancellor 3/29/12
Ohio State University Master of Science in Computer and Information Sciences, off-campus degree Approved by Board 3/15/96
Ohio State University Master of Arts in Arts Policy and Administration Approved by Board 4/19/96
Ohio State University Master of Science degree in Computer & Informational Science, extension of off-campus degree at Lucent Technologies Approved by Board 10/16/98
Ohio State University Master of Fine Arts degree in Industrial, Interior, and Visual Communication Design Approved by Board 5/14/99
Ohio State University Master of Accounting Approved by Board 3/23/00
Ohio State University Doctor of Philosophy in Comparative Studies Approved by Board 7/17/03
Ohio State University Master of Occupational Therapy  Approved by Board 9/19/02
Ohio State University Doctor of Philosophy in Natural Resources Approved by Board 1/21/00
Ohio State University Master of Physical Therapy Approved by Board 9/20/00
Ohio State University Doctor of Philosophy in Women's Studies Approved by Board 9/19/02
Ohio State University Master in the Study of Law Approved by Board 3/11/04
Ohio State University Doctor of Audiology (Provisionally Approved by the Board on 7/15/04, with a report to OBR at the end of 4 yrs) Approved by Chancellor 6/14/12 (final, full)
Ohio State University Doctor of Philosophy in Health and Rehabilitation Approved by Board 7/15/04
Ohio State University Master of Business Logistics Engineering Approved by Board 1/27/05
Ohio State University Master of Arts in East Asian Studies Approved by Board 5/18/05
Ohio State University Doctor of Physical Therapy (Provisionally approved by Board on 5/18/06 for 4 years as a professional doctoral degree w/rpt to OBR @ end of 4 yrs) Approved by Chancellor 7/17/12 (final, full)
Ohio State University Doctor of Philosophy in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures Approved by Board 9/21/06
Ohio State University Master of Laws (LL.M.) Approved by Board 1/18/07
Ohio State University Doctor of Philosophy in Dance Studies Approved by Board 3/22/07
Ohio State University Doctor of Nursing Practice Approved by Chancellor 6/16/08
Ohio State University Master of Business Operational Excellence Approved by Chancellor 8/25/08
Ohio State University Master of Environmental and Natural Resources Approved by Chancellor 6/3/09
Ohio State University Specialized Master in Business (SMB)  Approved by Chancellor 1/7/2010
Ohio State University Educational Specialist degree (Ed.S.) in School Psychology Approved by Chancellor 2/22/2010
Ohio State University Master of Arts in Latin American Studies Approved by Chancellor 03/04/2010
Ohio State University Education Specialist (Ed.S.) in Teaching and Learning  Approved by Chancellor 08/10/2011
Ohio State University Master in Plant Health Management Approved by Chancellor 11/04/2011
Ohio State University Ph.D. in Translational Plant Sciences Approved by Chancellor 02/23/2012
Ohio State University Master of Mathematical Sciences Approved by Chancellor 8/31/2012
Ohio State University Ph.D. in Italian Studies Approved by Chancellor 09/11/2012
Ohio State University M.A. and Ph.D. in Portuguese Approved by Chancellor 09/17/2012
Ohio State University Master of Science in Genetic Counseling  Approved by Chancellor 10/22/2012
Ohio State University M.A./Ph.D. in Educational Policy and Leadership (restructured program) Approved by Chancellor 9/19/2012
Ohio State University M.S./Ph.D. in Kinesiology (restructured program) Approved by Chancellor 10/01/2012
Ohio State University Ph.D. in Teaching and Learning/M.A. in Education (restructured program) Approved by Chancellor 10/01/2012
Ohio State University M.S./Ph.D. in Consumer Sciences (restructured program) Approved by Chancellor 10/01/2012
Ohio State University M.S./Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Science (restructured program) Approved by Chancellor 9/19/2012
Ohio State University M.S. in Human Nutrition (restructured program) Approved by Chancellor 10/01/2012
Ohio State University Master's in Dental Hygiene Approved by Chancellor 11/27/2012
OU: Off Campus at Southern Campus MS in Special Ed with a concentration in Early Childhood Special Ed Approved by Board 4/13/95
Ohio University M.Ed in Higher Education Administration Approved by Board 4/13/95
Ohio University M.Ed in College Teaching Approved by Board 4/13/95
Ohio University Master of Arts degree in Interpersonal Communication - off campus Zanesville Regional Campus Approved by Board 2/16/96
Ohio University Master of Science degree in Mathematics for Secondary School Teachers - off campus Zanesville Approved by Board 2/16/96
Ohio University Master of Ed in Elementary Education - off campus: Southern Campus & Lancaster Campus Approved by Board 11/15/96
Ohio University Master of Science in Journalism - off campus: Lancaster Campus Approved by Board 11/14/96
Ohio University Master of Social Work Approved by Board 6/13/97
Ohio University Master of Arts degree in Interpersonal Communication - off campus degree, Chillicothe Regional Campus Approved by Board 11/14/97
Ohio University Master of Education degree in Computer Education & Technology, off campus, Washington State CC Approved by Board 11/14/97
Ohio University Master of Science in mathematics, off-campus, Lancaster Regional Campus Approved by Board 6/12/98
Ohio University Master of Arts in Political Science w/concentration in Public Administration- off campus Chillicothe Campus Approved by Board 7/17/98
Ohio University Master of Science degree in Human and Consumer Sciences w/concentration of Family Studies, off-campus Lancaster Approved by Board 10/16/98
Ohio University Master of Arts in Political Science w/concentration in Public Administration- off campus, Lancaster Campus Approved by Board 11/19/99
Ohio University, Lancaster Campus Master of Science in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, w/emphasis in Engineering Management Approved by Board 11/19/99
Ohio University Doctor of Audiology (Provisionally Approved by the Board on 1/16/03, with a report to OBR at the end of 4 yrs) Approved by Chancellor 6/14/2012 (final, full)
Ohio University Doctor of Physical Therapy (Entry Level) *4 yr Provisional Approval by Board 1/16/03 Approved by Chancellor 7/23/09 (final, full)
OU: Off Campus at Southern Campus Master of Education in Counselor Education (Southern Campus) Approved by Board 11/15/01
Ohio University Master of Science in Nursing Approved by Board 5/22/03
OU: Off Campus at Ironton & Chillicothe Master of Science in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Approved by Board 11/15/01
OU: Off Campus at Lancaster Master of Science in Accountancy Approved by Board 3/23/00
OU: Off Campus at Lancaster & Pickerington Cntr Master of Arts in Political Science  Approved by Board 11/15/01
Ohio University Master of Public Health Approved by Board 7/15/04
Ohio University Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Biology Approved by Board 7/15/04
Ohio University Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (Provisional approval for 4 years as a professional doctoral degree w/rpt to Board @end of 4 yrs) Approved by Board 9/21/06
Ohio University Master of Science in Computer Science Approved by Board 12/14/00
Ohio University Master of Financial Economics Approved by Board 11/16/06
Ohio University Master of Communication and Technology Policy Approved by Board 11/14/02
Ohio University Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering Approved by Board 11/16/06
Ohio University Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering Approved by Chancellor 6/16/08
Ohio University Master of Science in Athletic Training Approved by Chancellor 12/22/08
Ohio University Master of Engineering Management  Approved by Chancellor 03/04/2010
Ohio University Master of Science in Geography (Provisionally approved requires a progress report 4 years after the start of the program) Approved by Chancellor 12/21/2011
Shawnee State University Master of Occupational Therapy (Provisional apprvl for 3 yrs. as undergrad professional degree w/ rpt to Board @ end of 3yrs) Approved by Board 7/15/05
Shawnee State University Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction Approved by Chancellor 7/27/09
University of Toledo Master of Science degree in Bioengineering w/Concentrations in Cellular Engineering, Neuroengineering & Imaging Approved by Board 2/12/99
University of Toledo Master of Arts in Criminal Justice (Provisional two year approval by Board on 11/14/02) Approved by Board 11/16/06
University of Toledo Master of Studies in Law Approved by Board 6/16/05
University of Toledo Master of Social Work Approved by Board 10/21/05
University of Toledo Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering Approved by Board 4/25/07
University of Toledo Doctor of Philosophy in Spatially Integrated Social Science Approved by Chancellor 08/25/08
University of Toledo (formerly MUO) Doctor of Occupational Therapy  Approved by Board 11/10/04
University of Toledo (formerly MUO) Doctor of Physical Therapy (Provisionally approved by Board on 7/15/05 for four yrs. w/ rpt to Board @ end of 4 yrs) Approved by Chancellor 7/17/2012 (final, full)
 University of Toledo (formerly MUO) Master of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy Doctorate Dual Degree Program Approved by Board 7/15/05
 University of Toledo (formerly MUO) Master of Science in Nursing - off campus: firelands campus, BGSU Approved by Board 9/17/99
University of Toledo Doctor of Nursing Practice Approved by Chancellor 7/24/2012
University of Toledo Ph.D. in Experimental Therapeutics Approved by Chancellor 8/29/2012
Wright State University Master of Accountancy Degree Approved by Board 7/14/95
Wright State University MBA degree with concentration in Management,  Off-campus at Lake Campus Approved by Board 2/16/96
Wright State University Ph.D. in Engineering  Approved by Board 9/13/96
Wright State University Master of Business Administration, off campus at the University of Rio Grande Campus Approved by Board 2/13/97
Wright State University Master of Education in Educational Leadership at Various off-campus sites Approved by Board 3/14/97
Wright State University Off campus Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership Approved by Board 12/12/97
Wright State University Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership w/Principalship Certification-off campus Lake Campus Approved by Board 1/16/98
Wright State University Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership off-campus degree Approved by Board 9/18/98
Wright State University M.Ed. In Educational Leadership, extension for three off-campus sites Approved by Board 11/19/09
Wright State University Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Sciences Approved by Board 4/18/02
Wright State University Master of Science in Pharmacology and Toxicology Approved by Board 4/19/01
Wright State University Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering Approved by Board 11/15/01
Wright State University Master of Public Health Approved by Board 3/11/04
Wright State University Master of Information Systems Approved by Board 4/25/07
Wright State University Master of Arts in International and Comparative Politics Approved by Board 11/10/05
WSU/UT Joint Doctor of Nursing Practice Appproved by Chancellor 12/06/07
Wright State University Master of Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship Approved by Chancellor 4/13/09
Wright State University Master of Clinical Psychology Approved by Chancellor 1/6/09
Wright State U./University of Dayton Master of Science in Engineering in Renewable and Clean Energy Approved by Chancellor 11/24/08
Wright State University Master of Science in Leadership Development (MSLD) Approved by Chancellor 9/15/08
Wright State University Master of Science in Cyber Security Approved by Chancellor 09/17/2012
Wright State University Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Organizational Studies Approved by Chancellor 01/15/2013
Youngstown State University Master of Health and Humans Service Approved by Board 12/13/96
Youngstown State University Master of Science degree in Nursing Approved by Board 3/14/97
Youngstown State University Master of Education degree in Educational Administration, off-campus - Ashtabula, Ohio Approved by Board 10/16/98
Youngstown State University Master of Education degree in Early Childhood Education, off-campus - Ashtabula, Ohio Approved by Board 10/16/98
Youngstown State University Master of Science in Applied Behavioral Analysis Approved by Chancellor 11/24/08
Youngstown State University Master of Science in Environmental Studies Approved by Board 7/19/01
Youngstown State University Master of Physical Therapy Approved by Board 1/21/00
Youngstown State University Master of Social Work Approved by Board 5/23/02
Youngstown State University Master of Arts in American Studies  Approved by Board 1/27/05
Youngstown State University Master of Arts in Financial Economics Approved by Board 1/27/05
Youngstown State University Master of Computing and Information Systems Approved by Board 1/27/05
Youngstown State University Master of Arts in Art Education Approved by Chancellor 8/08/08
Youngstown State University Doctor of Physical Therapy Approved by Board 4/25/07
Youngstown State University Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Science and Engineering Approved by Chancellor 8/19/2010
Youngstown State University Master of Respiratory Care Approved by Chancellor 5/24/2011
Youngstown State University M.Ed. in Intervention Services and Educational Specialist degree (Ed.S.) in School Psychology Approved by Chancellor 08/05/2011
Youngstown State University Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Communication Approved by Chancellor 7/24/2012
Youngstown State University Master of Arts in Gerontology Approved by Chancellor 1/24/2013