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The Master of Accountancy (MAcc) is an AACBS accredited program that furthers the personal and professional development of students interested in the areas of public or corporate accounting.
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The Bowling Green State University accounting program is ranked as the best accounting major in Ohio. The bachelor’s program prepares students for careers in the Big Four firms.
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Actuarial science is a specialization in the mathematics major tailored to students interested in a career as an insurance or pension actuary.
Adapted Physical Education Endorsement program is officially recognized by the State of Ohio as an endorsement for multi-age physical education license holders.
This certificate program serves as continuing education for professionals currently working in administrative roles in colleges and universities, community agencies, K-12 schools, and beyond.
Bowling Green State University’s well-ranked adolescence to young adult education program includes 1,000 hours in the field and above-average graduate pay.
This interdisciplinary program prepares students for careers in advertising sales, consumer research, copywriting, digital and social media, event marketing, media planning or commercial production.
Aerospace Leadership minor is available to contracted cadets participating in the Air Force ROTC program and pursuing a commission in the US Air Force
The BGSU Africana Studies program lets students explore familial roots or the different cultures of Africa and its diasporas in a multidisciplinary program.
A seamless pathway to your bachelor’s in allied health, 100% online, flexible and with a head start from your associate’s healthcare degree credits.
Upon completion of this fully online graduate certificate, students will be able to secure the Professional Alternative Resident Educator teaching license from the State of Ohio.
The American Culture Studies program at BGSU equips students with tools to ask and answer the big questions about all aspects of American culture.
This doctoral program features two broad interdisciplinary academic tracks: Critical Studies in Media, Film, and Culture and Ethnicity, Gender, and Social Identities.
This master's program explores cultural themes, issues and periods to prepare graduates for careers as educators, journalists, marketers, advertising experts in governmental positions.
Analytics focuses on statistical analysis of data, information systems and computer science giving graduates an edge for rapidly-growing careers in data acquisition.
Graduates can pair this certificate with a master's degree to gain the skills needed to work with children or adults with behavioral challenges in the education or health care industries.
The Applied Economics specialization offers students the opportunity to design unique specializations that combine Economics with a related discipline.
Students use advanced data and technology to study environmental challenges related to energy, climate, and sustainability for advanced careers in government, public and private sectors.
The Bowling Green State University applied health science major is a flexible way into hundreds of the best healthcare careers that are projected to grow in the next 18 years.
This graduate program provides rigorous training in real, complex and functional analysis, as well as significant computational experience and a breadth of understanding of applied models.
The applied mathematics specialization emphasizes scientific computing and modeling to drive developments in telecommunications, medicine, finance, and other industries.
Statistics is the science of the collection, organization and interpretation of data.
This nationally renowned program prepares graduates for careers as statisticians in the public, private and academic sectors and can be completed in as little as three semesters.
The Master of Science in Applied Statistics (MSAS) with a specialization in Business Analytics prepare graduates for successful careers as statisticians in the public, private and academic sectors.
The Bowling Green State University architecture and environmental design major leads to careers in design and architecture, improving the built environment.
This two-year professional degree is for students who intend to become licensed architects. This master's program builds on the four-year pre-professional bachelor's degree in architecture.
The Art minor allows you to acquire foundational knowledge of the discipline of Art.
In the BFA degree in Art Education, the largest art program in Ohio, BGSU prepares creative and skilled art educators for a wide variety of art teacher roles.
Art Education provides arts-related advanced skills related to teaching in K-12 schools, community arts programs, art museum education and visual literacy focusing on innovative curriculum and pedagogy.
The Art History major investigates how individuals and communities use the visual arts to express their identities, beliefs and creative ideas across time and cultures.
Students participate in advanced studies in art and art processes from all periods and cultures of western and non-western art including first-hand studies at the world-renown Toledo Museum of Art.
Students in Three-Dimensional Studies build specialization in ceramics, glass, jewelry/metals or sculpture, choosing any combination of media and participating in graduate studio critiques.
Students in Two-Dimensional Studies specialize in drawing, painting, or printmaking in a flexible program with studio critiques and courses in art history, exhibition research and teaching methods.
This intensive program is designed to prepare students to become both professional artists in industry and university-level instructors while developing their own studio practice.
BGSU studio art degree offers multidisciplinary 2D and 3D art studies in a BFA or BA degree at one of the largest art programs in a public Ohio university.
The minor in Arts Management emphasizes entrepreneurial skills focusing on innovation, risk taking, and communication.
Asian studies at BGSU offers multidisciplinary subjects and a language core. It opens the gateway to careers in companies that trade in Asia, research or NGOs.
Students develop expertise in supporting individuals with disabilities to participate more fully in their homes, schools and communities by using assistive technology.
An astronomy minor is offered for students with an avocational interest in the field. Students planning a career in astronomy should major in physics and choose astronomy as their minor.
The Master of Athletic Training (MAT) program allows students to gain expertise in evidence-based practice to improve patient care and clinical outcomes.
This fully online certificate propels graduates to further their career as advocates for individuals with ASD in schools, hospitals, social service agencies, nonprofits and research organizations.
Learn the business of flight with BGSU. With an airport on campus, you can begin flying as a freshman in the BGSU aviation management and operations major.
Graduate with your pilot’s license from our aviation program ranked 10th in the country in 2020 by BestColleges.org. BGSU has an airport on our Ohio campus and a family atmosphere.
The BGSU Computer Science major will teach you the science behind cutting edge computing and give you the skills to take your career in the direction you want.
Start here and finish your degree at the BG campus, or stay in the Sandusky area and complete over 30 academic programs. We have open admission, which means we do not consider high school grades, test scores, or transfer GPA in our admissions decisions.
Prepares music professionals for state and national leadership roles in teaching, research and creativity in all of the musical arts.
The curriculum stresses an interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary approach developed to a particular discrete competence for each student on the basis of a counseling process.
Chemistry is the study of how substances behave and how their properties are changed. Understanding chemistry is essential to many other fields of science such as biology, geology and medicine.
Courses are designed for graduate students from a variety of backgrounds and address the need for training in bioinformatics, proteomics, and genomics, which have transformed biological research.
Major areas of research for this Ph.D. program include molecular biology, microbiology, cell biology, genetics, physiology, neurobiology, ecology, conservation and evolution.
Students choose from two tracks: a thesis option for those advancing to a Ph.D. program; or, a non-thesis option for students whose career goals do not require a research-oriented course of study.
In partnership with Lorain County Community College, you can earn a Biology degree from BGSU.
The BGSU biology major prepares critical thinkers for jobs in fields like forensic biology, marine biology and epidemiology from a well-equipped Ohio campus.
Broadcast meteorology minor is available to journalism and telecommunication majors.
This program is for students who have a master’s degree and want to pursue initial administrative licensure. Students complete the administrative courses required for principal licensure in Ohio.
This fully online MBA gives professionals expertise in managerial accounting, marketing and financial management, strategy design and implementation, business ethics and law, and more.
The online MBA program with an accounting concentration is designed to broaden fundamental business knowledge while specializing in managerial accounting and auditing.
Students develop an understanding of corporate finance and investing to become a financial decision-maker in the online Master of Business Administration with a concentration in finance program.
On-campus and in control. Take your career to the next level in the brand new Maurer center on our Ohio campus. World-class faculty and AACSB Accreditation.
Combining innovation and analytics, the Online Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Marketing program from Bowling Green State University will transform you into a strategic brand marketer who brings added value to any organization.
Bowling Green Business School’s professional MBA program (PMBA) is an Ohio-based fast track to leadership roles for currently working professionals.
In this fully only MBA program, students gain skills to handle broad managerial responsibilities in a variety of service and manufacturing settings.
Learn Big Data analytics, and give yourself an edge in a business intelligence career with Bowling Green State University’s Schmidthorst College of Business BSBA.
The business systems specialization is an interdisciplinary field of study for students interested in the application of computer science to business systems.
Individuals who receive this certificate can advance their State of Ohio Career Tech four-year Alternative Teaching License to a State of Ohio five-year Career Tech Professional Teaching License.
Students study near Cedar Point, Ohio, with industry-leading company Cedar Fair in the only resort and attraction management degree developed and delivered with industry.
The adolescence to young adult AYA program prepares graduates to teach grades 7-12, and to obtain an Adolescence to Young Adult teaching license in Chemistry Education
The adolescence to young adult AYA program prepares graduates to teach grades 7-12, and to obtain an Adolescence to Young Adult teaching license in Chemistry and Physics Education
BGSU chemistry major offers foundational knowledge with many opportunities for students to work closely with faculty-led research.
World Language Education prepares students for a career teaching one of the eight languages licensed by the State of Ohio.
The Chinese minor combines core Mandarin Chinese language training with additional coursework related to Chinese culture.
The major is designed to introduce students to the most important areas of classical civilization including art, history, philosophy, language and literature.
Ranked as a top online program, this master's degree gives students hands-on, immediately applicable mastery of current digital tools and technology integration best practices.
The Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Master of Education in School Counseling programs are designed for those interested in becoming a licensed clinical or school counselor.
A combined master’s and Ph.D. clinical psychology program with an on-campus clinic, strong research program and 100 percent placement record 5 years running.
Earn college credit and high school credit together with BGSU's college credit plus program.
Graduates gain an understanding of student affairs in postsecondary education with theory-based studies of student learning, group interactions, diversity, and human growth and development.
Designed for professionals teaching college writing courses seeking career growth and advancement, this program focuses on contemporary research and best practices in writing.
The Communication program equips you to cultivate critical thinking, intellectual and professional leadership, and ethical communication practices that foster social responsibility.
This Ph.D is designed to develop the scientific and cognitive skills needed to identify and study important questions concerning human communication.
This two-year, accredited program prepares students to become speech-language pathologists upon completion of four academic semesters and a fifth semester of a full-time, off-campus externship.
The Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders prepares you for graduate education as a speech-language pathologist, audiologist, and/or a speech, language or hearing scientist.
The rapidly evolving field of computational data science requires both theoretical statistics background for data analysis and practical algorithmic computing skills for data processing.
The Digital Forensics specialization is designed to provide the essential background needed to study digital forensic science and computer security at a highly technical level.
This master's degree is designed for professionals, particularly those with non-computer science backgrounds, looking to transition into software development, network administration and cybersecurity.
This program is designed for students with a background in computer science and provides intensive studies in the fundamentals of both cybersecurity and digital forensics.
Refine your software engineering skills, methodologies and delivery in a real-world-focused master's program with industry connections in Ohio and nationwide.
Students may apply for the Computer Technology Endorsement from the Ohio Department of Education after completing the 16 hours of coursework identified for this credential.
Construction management is a cutting-edge program for students who are interested in assuming leadership and management roles in the rapidly expanding construction industry.
This program focuses on advanced technical and leadership skills and business operations with courses in contracts and disputes, estimating, cost control, bidding, and other areas.
This program develops versatile composers through a concentrated focus on contemporary music, preparing them to teach or be creative in the academic world or other musical settings.
This program develops versatile performers through a concentrated focus on contemporary music, preparing them to teach or be creative in the academic world or other musical settings.
BGSU’s Creative Writing program is one of the oldest and best programs in the country, where students receive comprehensive training in the art of writing, and develop skills in preparation for numerous post-graduate careers.
A studio-focused, small cohort MFA in creative writing with faculty who publish, opportunities to edit Prarie Margins and assistantships for all eligible candidates.
The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice prepares future criminal justice practitioners in federal, state and local agencies involved in criminal justice.
This on-campus master's program focuses on effective responses to challenges facing the criminal justice system and prepares students for leadership positions, law school or a doctoral program.
This top ranked online program prepares graduates for leadership roles in criminal justice. The flexible program can be completed entirely online in two years and is designed for career advancement.
This on-campus master's program in criminal justice focuses on the investigation of various forms of crime, especially in terms of gathering and analysis of varying forms of evidence.
This on-campus master's program offers specialized coursework on victims and offenders, providing students with a comprehensive foundation in theory, research, policy and ethics.
The researched-based program prepares graduates to be effective leaders in cross-cultural and international education arenas. Students complete a cross-cultural/international internship.
This is a fully online Master of Education in Curriculum and Teaching degree program. Students choose from eight specialized certificates or endorsements to embed in this program.
Data science integrates math, statistics and computer science to manage and interpret complex and/or large volumes of data through different methods.
Graduates of the Ph.D. in Data Science program are ready for careers in academia, industry and university research labs, government departments and big-name technology companies.
Graduates of the M.S. in Data Science program will be prepared to enter industry or begin the process of pursuing a Ph.D. in data science.
Bowling Green State University offers a number of options for students who wish to explore various programs before choosing a major.
Students acquire a strong foundation in theory, research, and methodology in developmental psychology across the life span. Graduates enter careers in academic and applied settings.
The Dietetics major is an interdisciplinary degree program that focuses on the principles of human nutrition and foods.
BGSU’s nationally ranked Digital Arts program is for students who want to study digital arts, 3D animation, digital imaging, interactive art, video art, gaming, mobile web apps, digital painting.
The digital marketing cognate at Bowling Green State University is designed to prepare students for careers in the fields of business, public relations and mobile marketing.
This is a post-master’s certificate program consisting of a minimum of 15 credit hours leading to superintendent licensure in Ohio. Students must hold valid principal licensure in the state of Ohio.
This certificate is designed for administrative professionals in colleges and universities, community agencies, K-12 schools, and beyond to gain enhanced leadership skills.
The Early Childhood Education 4-5 Generalist Endorsement Certificate prepares students to teach all subject areas in grades 4 and 5.
The adolescence to young adult AYA program prepares graduates to teach grades 7-12, and to obtain an Adolescence to Young Adult teaching license in Earth Science Education
The adolescence to young adult AYA program prepares graduates to teach grades 7-12, and to obtain an Adolescence to Young Adult teaching license in Earth Science and Chemistry Education
The adolescence to young adult AYA program prepares graduates to teach grades 7-12, and to obtain an Adolescence to Young Adult teaching license in Earth Science and Physics Education
Students in Ecology and Conservation Biology gain a solid foundation in ecology, evolution, and organismal biology while developing necessary quantitative, analytical, and technical skills.
The economics minor emphasizes the development of analytical thinking and communication skills. Students who desire a liberal arts education should consider economics as a major.
The economics major emphasizes the development of analytical thinking and communication skills. Students who desire a liberal arts education should consider economics as a major.
This Master’s in Educational Leadership degree program includes all of the ODE courses required for the initial administrative (principal) license and is designed to be completed in two years.
Designed for educators working full time, this master's program includes all of the Ohio Department of Education courses required for the initial administrative (principal) license.
Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology covers electronic components such as transistors and measurement circuits, along with computer and digital circuits, computer networks and much more.
This master's program blends technology with manufacturing, engineering and communication. Graduates are prepared for leadership roles with skills in management strategies and green design.
English literature students learn how to use language and writing to transform society through the tools of the 21st century.
Offered entirely online, this master's program is designed for current and future educators interested in teaching middle or high school English, AP, two-year college, or dual-enrollment programs.
Offered online or in a hybrid format, this program is for students interested in a general english master's degree. In addition to required courses, students select coursework to shape their degree.
This flexible master's program provides a foundation in research methods and literary theory including critical race theory, deconstruction, feminism and gender studies, and more.
Offered entirely online, this master's program prepares students to become writers, editors, and writing instructors in various industries, including business, technology, and higher education.
This doctoral program prepares students for careers as rhetoric and composition faculty and administrators with coursework in rhetorical, cultural, empirical and digital approaches to writing.
The entrepreneurship minor is open to students of all majors and offers a firm foundation in entrepreneurial thinking and fundamentals.
Environmental Policy and Analysis is for students committed to environmental quality with an interest in the administrative, legislative and organizational problems resulting from human impact on the world.
The Environmental Science program places special emphasis on interactions between humans and nature and the environmental conflicts which arise from competing uses of resources.
BGSU Ethnic Studies major helps you understand cultural identities and worlds different from your own in an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary framework.
The Ethnic Studies Certificate provides in-depth studies of racial and ethnic studies, social relations, cultures and geographic spaces from a national and global perspective and the impact on shaping society.
A Master’s in European Studies provides students with expertise in the culture, politics, history and economy of Europe compared to North America and includes a study abroad experience.
Bowling Green Business School’s Executive MBA has flexibility, well-ranked faculty, and the learning you need to advance your career to the c-suite and beyond.
Bowling Green business school’s Ohio-based executive master of organization development (EMOD) program develops in-demand leadership skills.
Prepare for a leadership position in the growing field of exercise science. This nationally accredited program features two specializations: exercise programming and sports medicine.
With 98% student employment six months after graduation, Bowling Green State University’s highly ranked apparel merchandising degree program is focused on the business of fashion.
Film Production majors gain knowledge in film history and theory, and experience in pre-production, film and digital production, digital post-production, marketing, and distribution.
Film Studies majors develop expertise in analyzing individual films, contemporary culture, and the film and media industry.
Launch a successful career in the fast-paced and changing world of finance and Insurance by earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a focus in the finance program.
The Master of Financial Economics program combines experiential learning and academic rigor to develop advanced knowledge and skills in the financial, economic and banking sector.
The Fire Administration (FIAD) program prepares graduates to handle the challenges facing chief officers.
This online certificate is popular among students pursuing graduate degree programs or allied health professionals who have an interest in advanced study of food and nutrition.
BGSU forensic biology specialization is one of the few colleges with a crime lab on campus. Forensic scientist and other forensic biologist careers are options.
Bowling Green forensic chemistry degree specialization offers in-depth chemistry subjects and legal and forensic techniques and processes to aspiring forensic science lab technicians.
The Forensic Investigations specialization in criminal justice prepares students for careers in federal, state and local agencies investigating a wide-range of crimes.
The forensic science program offers a unique interactive forensic science and criminal investigation learning environment that provides the precise education and training that crime laboratories require.
This master's program provides students with skills in forensic biology and chemistry with an on-site BCI crime lab and investigation facility with authentic crime scenarios.
The BGSU Forensic Science major with a Forensic DNA Analysis specialization trains students in biological and DNA analysis of forensic evidence for jobs in the nation’s crime labs.
The BGSU Forensic Science major with a Forensic Drug Analysis specialization works with the Center for the Future of Forensic Science to prepare grads for careers in crime labs.
The BGSU Forensic Science major with a Forensic Examination specialization works with an on-campus State Crime Lab to prepare grads for careers in local, state and federal crime labs.
French Language Education prepares students for a career teaching french licensed by the State of Ohio.
This certificate program is designed to develop professional-grade French language skills and deepen cultural knowledge. Graduates acquire advanced intercultural competence.
BGSU offers a French major, minor and applied minor focusing on French for professions, for working with over 275 million French-speaking people in the world today.
Geography is a broad, integrative discipline that bridges the physical and social sciences to study the interactions among people, culture, society, natural environments and places across the globe.
The BGSU B.A. or B.S. degree in geology includes GIS courses, required field camps and state-of-the-art geoscience tools to better understand our earth.
The master's in geology focuses on environmental geology, mineralogy, and paleontology along with field and lab work. Students develop skills for research, teaching, or working in industry.
BGSU offers the only hydrogeology specialization at a public university in Ohio. With state of the art GIS experience on fieldwork in Colorado and New Mexico.
The BGSU Bachelor of Science degree in geology with a specialization in paleobiology equips students with skills to explore the earth’s surface and the fossil record beneath.
The Geospatial Technology Certificate provides graduate students with training in geospatial theory, research design, and related applications and meets M.S. degree requirements.
German Language Education prepares students for a career teaching german language licensed by the State of Ohio.
BGSU offers an MA in German - 1st year is spent in Salzburg, Austria - preparing yourself for a career with international companies and organizations with specific interests in the German-speaking world.
This certificate program provides students with a study abroad experience in Salzburg, a deeper cultural understanding and professional-level German language skills.
The BGSU German major or minor explores the culture of the 100 million German-speaking people in the world. Study abroad in Salzburg, Austria for one academic year.
The bachelor of science in gerontology prepares graduates for jobs in agencies and institutions that deliver services for older adults including senior centers, social services, long-term care and pre-professional health care programs.
Combines a major in gerontology with coursework in areas such as accounting, economics, and management. This specialization prepares students to sit for licensure.
This master's program provides students with advanced studies in gerontological research, adult development, kinesiology, health promotion and the policies related to successful aging.
Online, NAB (HSE) accredited, Long-Term Care specialization with the BGSU Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Gerontology, includes AIT/internship hours.
The BFA graphic design major at BGSU in Ohio is a flexible, ethical course with pathways into careers like UX Design, art director, environmental design and web design.
The Health Care Administration specialization prepares students to work in management and administration of hospitals, clinics and other organizations that provide health care services.
The Health Promotion (HP) minor prepares students with functional health information and skills to help enable individuals and groups to increase control over, and improve, their health.
The Master of Health Services Administration (MHSA) degree prepares professionals for leadership positions in complex, rapidly changing structure and financing of healthcare and health service organizations.
This nationally recognized doctorate program enhances skills in higher education foundations, administration, ethical decision making, governance, and law for career advancement in higher education.
This certificate is useful for individuals who have already earned a master's degree and want to meet State of Ohio requirements to teach survey-level college courses.
History students acquire knowledge and skills that open pathways to many careers in the public and private sectors. Historians shape present-day conversations and help people discover a common sense of purpose
This program is recommended for students who hope to continue studies beyond the master's degree. Students take both required and chosen coursework to customize studies.
The Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) program focuses on the study of human and family development across a lifespan.
This master's program provides training in a state-of-the art biomechanics and motor behavior laboratory, body composition testing facilities and offers neurogames to study the effects of concussions.
The master’s program emphasizes a broad base study of human movement. Students can select from a flexible coursework plan to accommodate a variety of interests and career goals.
Teach young children with & without disabilities in the inclusive settings of pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, primary grades & daycare centers/community agencies.
The Individualized Business (I-Business) specialization is designed for students who want to obtain a broad business background or who want a business program tailored to their specific needs.
You needn't wait to enroll until you decide on a course of study. BGSU offers a number of options for students who wish to explore various programs before choosing a major.
The I-O Psychology graduate program prepares students for careers as active contributors to the psychology of work through coursework, research, and applied projects.
Students in the management information systems program develop skills focused on the application of computers to business problems.
The information systems auditing and control (ISAC) specialization blends accounting and auditing with information systems and computer science.
This certificate includes four courses in a high-demand job market. This program can also be completed as the first part of the Master's of Education in Instructional Design and Technology degree.
This online master's program prepares graduates for leadership roles in teaching and training in all work sectors with learning theories, strategies, interventions, interactive learning, and more.
The Insurance Specialization is designed for business students to prepare them to be an insurance specialist needed to advise on insurance and manage insurance company and agent operations.
The adolescence to young adult AYA program prepares graduates to teach grades 7-12, and to obtain an Adolescence to Young Adult teaching license in Integrated Language Arts Education.
The adolescence to young adult AYA program prepares graduates to teach grades 7-12, and to obtain an Adolescence to Young Adult teaching license in Integrated Mathematics Education.
The adolescence to young adult AYA program prepares graduates to teach grades 7-12, and to obtain an Adolescence to Young Adult teaching license in Integrated Science Education.
The adolescence to young adult AYA program prepares graduates to teach grades 7-12, and to obtain an Adolescence to Young Adult teaching license in Integrated Social Studies Education.
BGSU’s Master of Design degree in integrative design trains you to tackle complex problems across multiple domains in flexible and resilient ways.
Interior design professionals create exciting spaces that enhance quality of life, support human behavior and work processes, and boost productivity and efficiency.
International business is a major that covers a range of academic areas such as politics, economics, law, culture, religion, value systems, geography, history and language.
International Studies provides an interdisciplinary approach to international and global connections.
This certificate program focuses on international and intercultural communication in the workplace, organizations, and media; particularly related to global communication and social change.
The special education/intervention specialist program prepares professionals for classrooms today in which individual student needs are being given more and more attention.
Italian Language Education prepares students for a career teaching italian language licensed by the State of Ohio.
Japanese Language Education prepares students for a career teaching japanese language licensed by the State of Ohio.
The Japanese minor combines core Japanese language training with elective coursework in Japanese culture and literature.
BGSU’s jazz studies program is for students who want to study jazz solo and ensemble literature, jazz pedagogy, music industry, jazz history, jazz composition, and jazz arranging.
Journalism includes daily and weekly newspapers, radio and television, online publications, public relations as well as business, industrial, technical and professional publications.
This online master's program is focused on innovative teaching and practices with optional stackable certificates in areas such as in assistive or computer technology, autism, and more.
Latin Language Education prepares students for a career teaching Latin language licensed by the State of Ohio.
Latin is at the root of half the words in English. Deepen your understanding of the language of law, medicine and philosophy with a BGSU major in Latin.
This program is designed for individuals with professional leadership experience and hold a graduate degree interested in faculty positions at colleges or universities or industry leadership roles.
The BGSU Liberal Studies program lets you tailor a multidisciplinary degree to your needs. Custom courses or degree completion after a break, it’s your call.
The adolescence to young adult AYA program prepares graduates to teach grades 7-12, and to obtain an Adolescence to Young Adult teaching license in Life Science Education
The adolescence to young adult AYA program prepares graduates to teach grades 7-12, and to obtain an Adolescence to Young Adult teaching license in Life Science and Chemistry Education
The adolescence to young adult AYA program prepares graduates to teach grades 7-12, and to obtain an Adolescence to Young Adult teaching license in Life Science and Earth Sciences Education
The adolescence to young adult AYA program prepares graduates to teach grades 7-12, and to obtain an Adolescence to Young Adult teaching license in Life Science and Physics Education
The Master of Science in Logistic Systems Engineering (MS-LSE) blends business and engineering skills to solve logistic and systems engineering problems. It offers year-round open enrollment and can be completed online or in a hybrid format.
The management specialization program in the College of Business prepares students to work in various management roles including human resources, small business, government services, retail and more.
Management and Technology is one of the most flexible and relevant degrees you can achieve to advance your career and obtain a high demand skill set critical in any organization including business, education, military, healthcare and manufacturing.
BGSU offers one of the most extensive marine biology programs in Ohio. The program courses and field studies lead to an undergraduate degree in biology with an emphasis in marine and freshwater science.
Marketing is a total system of business activities designed to plan, price, promote and distribute products and services to consumers, businesses and other organizational buyers.
BGSU master’s in food and nutrition for advanced study of health and eating — part-time, full time, online, in person — ACEND accredited dietetic internship program
Students in this major learn a wide range of abstract mathematical concepts and their many applications in all parts of society to prepare for one of today’s most dynamic and in-demand career fields.
This 18‐hour graduate‐level certificate program is designed for professionals and educators working in a mathematics field who seek to deepen and broaden their knowledge and skills.
This program trains students in mathematics, statistics, and data science at the highest level of education with a wide range of analytical skills, research abilities and teaching strategies.
The flexible program is designed for entry into the job market or for further study in mathematics, statistics, computer science, applied mathematics, operations research, economics or finance.
This master's program prepares graduates for positions in business, industry or government and combines mathematics and statistics with applied statistics and operations research.
Engineering technology prepares students for careers that require an understanding of engineering principles and hands-on skills that allow them to design, analyze and develop mechanical prototypes.
The program will produce graduates ready for the workforce of tomorrow that are prepared for successful careers in the areas associated with the analysis, applied design, development, implementation, and oversight of advanced manufacturing factories.
Media Production specialization produces graduates with creative and technical capabilities to produce the high quality audio and video products for multi-platform media environment.
This program balances teaching and research with a choice of three study tracks: critical media studies and rhetoric, interpersonal communication, or media audiences and processes.
This master's degree prepares students for a Ph.D. program and a career in academia with a generalist or specialized knowledge base, as well as tools for academic research and scholarship.
In this Master of Arts degree specialization, students take coursework that provides theoretical and conceptual grounding concerning topics related to international and intercultural communication.
This 100% online program enhances credentials and knowledge of the latest communication/marketing trends for professionals working in corporations, nonprofit organizations and media companies.
The Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science prepares graduates with the skills to diagnose disease using biomedical technologies to perform laboratory tests on patient samples.
The bachelor of science in nursing prepares graduates to take the licensing exam to become a registered nurse or to pursue graduate studies in nursing.
Microbiology is the study of organisms that are too small to be seen with the naked eye, from multi-drug resistant pathogens to harmful algal blooms.
Our program is one of Ohio's largest producers of teacher education graduates, and our graduates earn more on average than any other graduates in the state.
BGSU’s music composition program is for students who want to study composition, new/contemporary music, arranging, electroacoustic music, and recording.
This program takes musicians’ skills to the next level to help them stand out, build networks and compose musical pieces for careers that change the environment of current American musical culture.
The music education major is designed to prepare students to teach music in elementary and secondary schools. Three specializations are offered: choral, classroom/general music and instrumental.
This master's degree program is part of one of the largest and most versatile music education departments in the country and trains students to become great choral music teachers.
This program trains students to become great music teachers and educators through our rigorous curriculum based in scholarship, musicianship and teaching.
This master's degree program trains students to become great instrumental music teachers through our rigorous curriculum based in scholarship, musicianship and teaching.
This 100% online master's degree program may be completed in as little as 15 months and is designed for current teaching professionals to develop and gain skills into the profession.
Students explore music history, jazz, popular music and world music through studies of history, culture, analysis, styles, sources and genres, which prepares them for further work in ethnomusicology.
The music history and literature major provides training in the fundamentals of research and scholarship in the fields of musicology and ethnomusicology.
This master’s program provides detailed work to prepare students for further work in musicology, including performance practice, notation and genres and specially designed topical seminars.
The music performance major prepares students for careers in orchestral, band, opera and musical theater performance, commercial music and private studio teaching.
This master’s degree program trains students in choral literature, score reading and analysis and conducting for choral ensembles.
This master's degree program expands pianists’ knowledge of repertoire and performance practice to prepare them to work with other artists, vocal and instrumental, as skilled accompanists.
Individual attention from an internationally acclaimed faculty helps students in this program develop and refine their instrumental performance skills to prepare them for careers in music performance.
This master's degree instrumental specialization option consists of a concentration in a major instrument and at least two minor instruments within the brass, strings and woodwind areas.
Advanced jazz students assume leadership roles with opportunities to mentor and be mentored, which helps prepare them to enter the professional arena as a player and educator.
Students gain a range of instrumental repertoire from orchestra and chamber group to small ensemble or opera, and are prepared to pursue positions with esteemed ensembles and schools.
BGSU’s keyboard program has an earned reputation for outstanding faculty and countless opportunities for students to build their pianistic artistry in a caring and nurturing environment.
This program offers training in piano instruction, pedagogy, literature, ensemble and music history and provides ample opportunities to perform in solo recital and with ensembles.
This master’s program explores the proper use of voice as an art and a science to prepare students to be better vocal performers/voice teachers and to expand their career options.
Students grow as musicians and as people and become the best singers they can be, through weekly lessons, master classes with studio teachers, workshops and recitals with visiting artists.
Students learn to hone the scholarly, pedagogical and presentational skills necessary in a competitive academic environment toward building careers as music theorists, researchers and educators.
This certificate program is designed for students pursuing studies in conducting, instrumental performance, vocal performance and composition with a focus on solo and ensemble skills.
This program focuses on the technical, aesthetic and philosophical aspects of creating and performing contemporary music in and out of the classroom to develop versatile composers and performers.
This master's program prepares musicians with advanced skills in six areas: composition, ethnomusicology, music education, music history, performance and music theory.
Neuroscience is a unique interdisciplinary major encompassing biology, psychology, communication disorders and philosophy that examines the relationship between the nervous system, mind and behavior.
State of the art labs, expert faculty and a family-like Ohio campus atmosphere make our well ranked Bachelor of Science in Nursing program popular and well ranked.
This online program provides the working RN the opportunity for research/theory based nursing care to individuals, families and communities while completing their BSN on their own time.
Nutrition Sciences in the College of Health and Human Services is a science-oriented degree program that emphasizes the intensive study of physical and biological sciences.
Bowling Green State University’s Doctorate in Organization Development & Change is Designed for executives, management leaders, and agents of community change.
Students explore the histories, theories, and practices of performance studies including performance as a reflection of society, challenges to social structures, and more.
The philosophy major serves a wide range of students seeking the skills and understanding of a philosophical perspective on individual areas of interest.
Students in this doctorate program explore historical and contemporary philosophical text, master philosophical concepts and methods, evaluate philosophical arguments and defend research.
This master's program prepares students to evaluate philosophical arguments, formulate research questions, master philosophical concepts and methods, and develop original research.
This program is multidisciplinary, and so provides students with multiple tool kits and perspectives helpful in answering hard questions facing social, political, legal and economic institutions.
This world-renowned program offers students the opportunity to perform cutting-edge research with internationally recognized faculty that addresses critical environmental and energy problems.
A multi-aged teacher education major program leading to teaching licensure in physical education. This licensure qualifies students to teach at the preschool through twelfth grade levels.
The BGSU Doctor of Physical Therapy is Ohio’s first and only public, hybrid (online and in-person), accelerated DPT program –24 months, no GRE required.
The physics program provides scientific skills in experimental investigation and theoretical understanding of the properties of matter and energy and the laws that govern them.
This program covers the study of astrophysics, computational physics, theoretical physics, solid state physics and materials science. Students present a professional talk on a research project.
The adolescence to young adult AYA program prepares graduates to teach grades 7-12, and to obtain an Adolescence to Young Adult teaching license in an area of specialization.
A degree in political science involves the study of domestic and international government, politics, and the laws, rules, and values that affect political authority.
The dual master's program includes study abroad at the University of Salzburg and prepares students for business and government jobs that require expertise in culture, history and politics.
This certificate provides advanced study for educators who need to remain current in their teaching domains and require graduate credits to teach advanced secondary and dual enrollment courses.
The BGSU Popular Culture studies degree teaches you to critically analyze television, popular music, literature, sports, amusement parks, movies and cultural phenomena.
This program allows students to choose an academic focus in popular culture in areas such anthropology, folklore, music, ethnic studies, media studies, ethnomusicology, and more.
Dependent upon backgrounds and interests there are countless ways students can prepare for dental school through BGSU’s pre-dentistry program.
The Pre-Health Biology specialization prepares students interested in pursuing a career in medicine, dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, or veterinary medicine for successful application to those graduate programs.
BGSU pre-law program is not a major or minor, but advisors and resources to help you prepare for law school. Bowling Green State University has a vibrant pre-law track.
You needn't wait to enroll until you decide on a course of study. BGSU offers a number of options for students who wish to explore various programs before choosing a major.
The program prepares students for graduate school in PT and is compatible with the admission requirements of professional schools.
BGSU offers excellent preparation for pre-professional mortuary science track students; biology, anatomy and psychology are some of the prerequisites.
There are numerous ways students can prepare for medical school through BGSU’s pre-medicine program. Medical schools in general expect students to have a bachelor’s degree before entering.
Occupational therapists help people who have physical and/or psychological challenges maximize their ability to perform daily living, work and leisure occupations.
BGSU offers the pre-optometry courses needed by students wishing to pursue a career as an optometrist.
Although BGSU does not grant a pharmacy degree, students have the opportunity to enroll in several years of pre-pharmacy courses in preparation to transfer.
The Health Science specialization is designed with course choice options that allows students to tailor their academic program to best fit their career goals.
BGSU offers courses for students interested in a pre-veterinary medicine program.
Psychology, the study of mental processes and behavior, is a broad and continually growing field of study.
The neural and cognitive sciences graduate degree program includes two broad focus areas: neuroscience and cognitive science/social psychology.
The Master of Public Administration (MPA) is the professional degree for individuals preparing for leadership roles in public service such as working in a non-profit, for government or higher education.
A bachelor of science in public health with an environmental health concentration will prepare students for a career as an environmental health professional.
The certificate in Public History focuses on historical museum management, museology, local history, archival administration, and preservation and includes an internship.
The nationally accredited public relations program provides students with the personal and professional skills and the broad educational foundations necessary for effective lifelong learning in a technologically changing, multicultural society.
Graduates of the quality systems degree completion program will be qualified for high demand, high paying positions in major industries.
A Quality Systems Certificate includes online courses in quality systems and helps advance careers in quality, engineering, continual improvement and management roles in a variety of industries.
Students gain skills as leaders and managers utilizing applied research and team-based technical projects in an online environment emphasizing lean and six sigma methods.
This fully online master's degree program prepares students for management positions through applied research and team-based technical projects emphasizing lean and six sigma methods.
This on-campus certificate allows students to teach reading from K to grade 12. Students earn the Ohio Reading Endorsement and complete part one of the M.Ed. in Reading Program.
This fully online program is designed for students who wish to focus on positions as reading teachers at all grade levels and with all students. Graduates earn the Ohio Reading Endorsement.
This online program is designed for educators aspiring to improve their knowledge, skills and dispositions relative to literacy development across the grades, from Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12.
This master's program trains educators to provide specialized reading and writing instruction, literacy intervention in classrooms and clinical settings, and to diagnose literacy behavior.
This certificate in Research and Assessment of Higher Education College Personnel program prepares graduates for student affairs careers with theory-based coursework.
Russian Language Education prepares students for a career teaching one of the eight languages licensed by the State of Ohio.
A major in Russian at BGSU is a flexible language and cultural degree that opens access to one of the world's great cultures and a force in the modern world.
The sales and services marketing curriculum is designed to introduce each student to the broad marketing field.
This master's degree program is approved by the Ohio Department of Education, which indicates that graduates of this program have met the academic requirements for school counselor licensure in Ohio.
This minor helps students excel as professional communicators and features courses that emulate the technical writing work students will complete in their professional careers.
The bachelor of science in social work prepares graduates to engage in social work practice with diverse populations in a variety of settings and to take the national licensing exam.
Graduates are prepared for advanced practice and leadership in work with individuals, small groups, communities, older adults, their families, and service providers.
This certificate provides advanced learning in audience research, media programming, electronic surveillance and privacy, organizational communication and more.
Sociology provides a strong scientific understanding of human behavior, relationships, systems and social structures.
Students achieve competence in theory, research methods, and statistics and choose one of four program areas: criminology, demography, family studies, or social psychology.
BGSU's top ranked applied demography program has high research productivity and superior student outcomes, with graduates working in variety of service, government, or business settings.
The software engineering major focuses study on the methodologies, processes, and tools necessary to design, develop, and maintain computer software and computer software applications.
Spanish Language Education prepares students for a career teaching one of the eight languages licensed by the State of Ohio.
The 18-credit Spanish certificate program offers coursework in-person and online for students, working professionals and educators to advance their content knowledge and language skills in Spanish.
The 18-credit Spanish certificate program is available online for in-state and out-of-state students, working professionals and educators to advance content knowledge and Spanish communication skills.
Solid Spanish language skills, study abroad and a flexible curriculum aligning studies with career goals are hallmarks of the BGSU major in Spanish.
Students learn to communicate complex ideas in Spanish about Hispanic linguistics, literature and cultures to prepare for professional careers, teaching opportunities, doctoral studies, and more.
Spanish is one of the major languages of the world and also the language of the fastest growing minority within the United States.
Graduates gain skills to be leaders and advocates for persons with disabilities with specializations in Applied Behavior Analysis, Assistive Technology, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Secondary Transition.
This online program prepares graduates for careers working with children, adolescents and adults who have behavioral challenges in a variety of educational, health care and private practice settings.
This online master's program prepares teachers and professionals to support individuals with disabilities to participate more fully in their homes, schools and communities with assistive technology.
This online program equips educators, psychologists, therapists, medical personnel and speech and language pathologists with knowledge of advanced educational methods for individuals with autism.
Graduates of this fully online master's program are prepared to assume leadership roles in transition education and services within school and community settings.
BGSU is nationally known for outstanding graduates in sport management. From sport licensing to sport marketing and sport business, your opportunities are waiting.
The statistics major provides a core curriculum in mathematics, probability and statistics, and an introduction to the application of statistical methods to business, medicine, and science.
Students with a master's degree in statistics, mathematics, or closely related area are eligible for the Ph.D. program which includes the completion of the Qualifying and Preliminary Exams.
Designed for professionals looking to boost their resume and credentials, coursework is focused on up-to-date information about media, public relations, and advertising in the modern workplace.
BGSU's Supply Chain Management program prepares students to handle broad managerial responsibilities that impact the success of the company and the competitiveness of the entire supply chain.
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