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School of Business, Information and Public Service

(567) 661-7280


The School of Business, Information and Public Service offers a broad range of degrees, certificates and courses, providing you with the knowledge and critical thinking skills reflecting the trends of today's employers, market and economy. The School provides expert faculty instruction and latest technology and state-of-the-art facilities. We pride ourselves on preparing students to enter the workforce by keeping close relationships with area employers to ensure that our programs are current and relevant.

Successful completion of a program of study at the College does not guarantee licensure, certification, employment in a relevant occupation, or transferability/admission to other educational institutions or programs.

Interest Cards

Fire Training Program online interest card.

Ohio Basic Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA) online interest card. Submit by Friday, April 6, 2018 at 4 p.m.

Contact us at (567) 661-7280
Joann Gruner
Chair, Food, Nutrition and Hospitality
joann_gruner@owens.edu
(567) 661-7214
Elizabeth (Libby) King
Chair, Business Technologies
elizabeth_king2@owens.edu
(567) 661-2142
Mark King
Chair, Criminal Justice and Emergency Services
mark_king@owens.edu
(567) 661-7439
Richard Ottensman
Chair, Fire Services
richard_ottensman@owens.edu
(567) 661-2271
Matthew Phillips
Chair, Emergency Services Technology
matthew_phillips3@owens.edu
(567) 661-2140
Ann D. Theis
Dean
ann_theis@owens.edu
(567) 661-7280

Contact Advisors
Yasmine Bachar yasmine_bachar@owens.edu
(567) 661-2146
Kristen Forche kristen_forche@owens.edu
(567) 661-7472
Judy Loehrke judy_loehrke@owens.edu
(567) 661-7893
Paula Steward paula_steward@owens.edu
(567) 661-2071

Owens offers more than 100 programs. Check them out!

Scholarships

The scholarships found on this webpage are specific to degrees within the School of Business, Information and Public Services. Although procedures and deadlines vary, many scholarship applications require the student to write an essay. Tips for writing a scholarship essay are available from the Writing Center. Some scholarships through professional organizations may require a membership to apply.

In addition to these scholarships there are a variety local opportunities that offer tuition reimbursement based on academic achievement; and other financial aid programs, scholarships and on-campus employment opportunities available at Owens Community College. For more information, visit the College scholarship website.