Online Master's Degrees and Certificates
Cleveland State University offers online graduate programs in the areas of business, education, social work, cybersecurity, and more, as well as certificate programs to give you the skills you need to grow professionally. All of our programs are offered 100% online and are delivered asynchronously so you can work around your own schedule while you earn your master’s online. Our online classes are taught by the same faculty who teach on campus, and many of our instructors have the highest degree available in their field. Learn more about the online experience at CSU.
Find Your Online Program
We offer degrees and programs to fit your needs – from post-graduate certificates to degree completion programs. Not sure which one is right for you? Learn more about our online undergraduate and graduate programs.
Business Degree Programs
Accelerated Master of Business Administration
Our one-year, accelerated Master of Business Administration (MBA) prepares you for a career in business and is AACSB accredited.
Master of Health Care Management
Gain leadership skills and knowledge of how management and medicine work together to advance patient care.
Master of Labor Relations and Human Resources
Develop the foundational knowledge needed to begin or advance your career in human resources and labor relations
The Online J.D. at Cleveland State University is one of the few accredited Online J.D. programs in the country. It is nationally ranked and designed for affordability and access without having to relocate — tuition rates are competitive for both in-state and out-of-state students.
MLS in Cybersecurity and Data Privacy
Gain a deep understanding of the significant legal and business risks posed by online threats and data breaches.
Social Work Degree Programs
Master of Social Work
Choose from two tracks: the Traditional MSW program or the Advanced Standing MSW program. Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant
Prepare to obtain the CDCA Preliminary or CDCA certification. Endorsed by the Ohio Board of Chemical Dependency Professionals.
Health Degree Programs
Master of Science in Health Sciences
Prepare for advancement in the rapidly changing healthcare environment in the clinical, education, and administrative areas.
Online MSN Clinical Nurse Leader
This program prepares you to become an effective leader in clinical settings.
Online MSN Forensic Nursing
Our online MSN in Forensic Nursing program combines your nursing skills with forensic science and expands your role to promote recovery, health and justice.
Online MSN Nursing Education
This program prepares you to teach and supervise nursing students and professionals in clinical settings.
Online MSN Specialized Populations
This program prepares you to identify, plan, deliver and evaluate the healthcare needs of individuals and groups with similar health alterations, diseases or disabilities.
Education Degree Programs
Master of Education in Educational Research and Assessment
Develop the skills required to fully understand and conduct research in the field of education, as well as evaluating educational programs.
Dual Resident Education (The DREAM)
Classroom ready teachers who can serve all students.
Master of Education in Adult, Professional & Higher Education
Learn the theories, competencies, and knowledge necessary to plan, teach, and administer programs for a diverse population of adult learners in a variety of settings.
Master of Education in Educational Technology/Online Teaching Certificate
Ohio teachers can earn a Master’s degree in Education in the area of Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Educational Technology.
Master of Education in Gifted Education
Learn how to meet the needs of gifted learners in a variety of classroom and school settings. Meets the Ohio endorsement requirements.
Master of Education Leadership (Cohort Track)
Prepare to move into a leadership role in education with this five-semester leadership program for an accelerated pathway for principal licensure.
Education Certificate Programs
Board Certified Behavioral Analyst
Learn to apply evidence-based instructional practices for those with severe behavioral disorders, autism, and other developmental disabilities, and prepare to sit for the BCBA exam.
Adult Learning and Development Certificate
Attain the knowledge and competence to work with adult learners in a variety of settings including higher education, human resources, healthcare education, and more.
Data-Based Decision-Making Certificate
Learn to fully comprehend and conduct research in the field of education, as well as evaluate educational programs to lead educational reform.
Inspired Leaders Principal Licensure
Prepare to move into a leadership role in education with this sixteen-month leadership program for an accelerated pathway for principal licensure.
Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design and Technology
Gain the skills needed to develop and design educational programs that are mediated by technology.
Programs in TESOL
Prepare to teach English as a foreign language in a variety of settings.
Graduate Certificate in Program Evaluation in Educational and Youth-Serving Organizations
Learn how to evaluate and use data to improve programs and outcomes in institutions serving youth.