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Ottawa University top day 1 cpt school with stem and hybrid format

Founded in 1865

Accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

University and Program Details

Upcoming Start Dates


  • Spring-2 - March 8, 2024

  • Summer-1 - May 3, 2024

  • Summer-2 - June 28, 2024

  • Fall-1 - August 23, 2024

  • Fall-2 - October 18, 2024


  • Fall-1 - August 23, 2024


  • Summer-1 - May 6, 2024

  • Fall-1 - August 26, 2024

Campus Locations

  • Surprise, AZ

  • Ottawa, KS

  • Overland Park, KS

  • Brookfield, WI

Semester Cost

EMBA $5370. Six semesters total

DBA $5525. Nine semesters total

The semester tuition is the same every semester and must be paid in full by the start of each semester. EMBA Cybersecurity for Managers and CAGS Cybersecurity for Managers include an additional $750 cyber range fee for each range course (5 total).

Program Format

Executive Weekend Format. Attend on-campus classes one weekend (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) every semester. The rest of the time you will participate in classes online via Blackboard.


Curricular Practical Training

CPT is an integral part of the EMBA, MSN, and DBA programs and participation is required. CPT is authorized from day 1 for the duration of the program with no gaps or breaks.


Program Duration

The EMBA and MSN programs are a 2-year, 6-semester, full-time program. Each semester you will take two 3-credit courses (8 weeks each) and two .5-credit practicum courses. Total 42 credits; 7 credits per semester.


The DBA program is a 3-year, 9-semester, full-time program. Each semester you will take two 3-credit courses (8 weeks each). Total 54 credits; 6 credits per semester.

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