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Frequently Asked Questions

If I am interested in your program, how do I learn more?

If you would like to learn more about the Professional MSA program, you can contact the Associate Director of the Professional MSA program Luke Sayers.

Phone: (740) 593-9520

How competitive is the admissions process?

The Professional MSA program is extremely selective with candidates as only 25 students are admitted each year. Please see the Admission requirements for more details.

Are there early admissions?

Yes, admissions is on a rolling basis throughout the year.  Under rolling admissions, candidates are invited to submit their application anytime of the year culminating in an annual cohort starting in the fall.

How long does it take to complete the Professional MSA program?

The Professional MSA program is a 21-month commitment that requires three residencies on Ohio University's Athens campus.

What type of financial aid is available for Professional MSA candidates?

There are five forms of financial aid available to graduate students including graduate assistantships, tuition scholarships, traineeships and fellowships, loans, and grants. Please visit the Financial Aidwebsite for more details.