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Parker MBA Program
Because the best investment you can make is in yourself...The Parker Master of Business Administration program is among the fastest-growing and well-respected programs in the State of Ohio.



The Lake Erie College Parker MBA Program is among the fastest-growing and most highly-regarded programs in the State of Ohio. In addition to our traditional MBA program and our 11-month accelerated MBA, our customized on-site programs have been selected by some of Ohio’s largest employers including industry leaders in the areas of manufacturing, health care and energy.

The Lake Erie College MBA program was established in 1981, and has since graduated over 1,100 business and non-profit leaders. In 2010, the program was renamed The Parker MBA in memory of the late Patrick S. Parker, chairman emeritus of Parker Hannifin Corporation and global industrial leader.

The Parker MBA Difference
  • Degree completion in as little as 11 months
  • Flexible evening and Saturday classes
  • Strong academic reputation
  • Classes taught by professors with both academic and professional experience
  • Variety of learning methods, including discussion, strategic thinking, analytical and teamwork approaches.
  • Emphasis on practical application
  • Access to career counseling and job search services through the Office of Career Services
  • Affordable tuition that fits within most employers’ reimbursement policies
  • Lifelong Learning Guarantee

Our rolling admission allows you to begin your MBA at the beginning of any semester: August (fall), January (spring) or May (summer).

Pursuing a Parker MBA allows you to become empowered to take on greater managerial challenges that will help you advance as a leader, while developing the strategic skills necessary, manage the functional areas of an organization.

As a professional student in the MBA program, you will work in teams, to gain a sophisticated understanding of the wider business environment including cultural, legal and economic trends and sharpen your ability to analyze and solve complex situations under pressure and uncertainty.

Through the Lifelong Learning Guarantee, all graduates of the Parker MBA program are automatically eligible to take additional courses for the rest of their life at no cost to the graduate or their employer. "Trends in business education will come and go. At Lake Erie College, we are committed to providing our students with a graduate degree that will serve them throughout their careers.”

As a continued effort to accommodate the need for the latest technology, flexibility and convenience of educational opportunities, The Lake Erie College Parker MBA program classes are now held at the Holden
University Center of Lakeland Community College.
The Holden University Center is located just off I-90 at the Mentor/Willoughby exit; close to Route 2 and I-271.
MBA Parker program in the news:
Spring, 2011: WEWS TV 5 Interview with Dean of Management Studies and Instructor of Business, Robert Trebar:


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