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Online Graduate Programs

Where students and ideas connect in the classroom, in the real world, and beyond

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.

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Student looking at her computer

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

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.

Business Degree Programs

Master of Health Care Management

Gain leadership skills and knowledge of how management and medicine work together to advance patient care.

Business Degree Programs

Master of Labor Relations and Human Resources

Develop the foundational knowledge needed to begin or advance your career in human resources and labor relations

Business Degree Programs

Master of Sport and Entertainment Management

Elevate Your Sports Business Career with an Online Master of Sport and Entertainment Management degree from Cleveland State University - Your Path to Leadership and Success!

Law Programs

Law Programs

Online J.D.

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.

Law Programs

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

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).

Health Degree Programs

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.

Health Degree Programs

Online MSN Clinical Nurse Leader

This program prepares you to become an effective leader in clinical settings.

Health Degree Programs

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.

Health Degree Programs

Online MSN Nursing Education

This program prepares you to teach and supervise nursing students and professionals in clinical settings.

Health Degree Programs

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.

Health Degree Programs

Online MSN Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

This program prepares you as an advanced practice registered nurse to deliver care in community mental health agencies, interdisciplinary group practice facilities and a variety of mental health care settings.

Health Degree Programs

Post-Graduate Certificate - PMHNP

This program prepares you to serve patients of all ages in the mental health care field through proper assessment, diagnosis and treatment techniques of those with mental health disorders. 

Health Degree Programs

Post-Graduate - FNP

This program prepares you to provide family-focused primary care for patients across the lifespan.

Health Degree Programs

Online MSN Family Nurse Practitioner

This program prepares you as an advanced practice registered nurse specializing in primary care for patients of all ages.

Education Degree Programs

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.

Education Degree Programs

Dual Resident Education (The DREAM)

Classroom ready teachers who can serve all students.

Education Degree Programs

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.

Education Degree Programs

Master of Education in Educational Technology

Ohio teachers can earn a Master’s degree in Education in the area of Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Educational Technology. 

Education Degree Programs

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.

Education Degree Programs

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 Degree Programs

Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction – TESOL

Prepare to teach English as a foreign language in a variety of settings.

Education Certificates

Education Certificates

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.

Education Certificates

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.

Education Certificates

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.

Education Certificates

Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design and Technology

Gain the skills needed to develop and design educational programs that are mediated by technology.

Education Certificates

TESOL Certificate/Endorsement

Prepare to teach English as a foreign language in a variety of settings.

Education Certificates

Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics in Education

In this graduate certificate program, you will learn about statistics and data presentation, methods of research design, and use of statistical software for both statistical analysis and data visualization techniques to prepare you for a career in data analytics in education.

Education Certificates

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. 

Education Certificates

Gifted Endorsement

Learn how to meet the needs of gifted learners in a variety of classroom and school settings. Meets the Ohio endorsement requirements.

Education Certificates

Computer and Technology Endorsement

Ohio teachers can earn a Master’s degree in Education in the area of Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Educational Technology. 

Education: BCBA

Education: BCBA

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Verified Course Sequence (VCS)

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.

Chemical Dependency

Chemical Dependency

Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant

Prepare to obtain the CDCA Preliminary or CDCA certification. Endorsed by the Ohio Board of Chemical Dependency Professionals.

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