Washington (PRWEB) February 20, 2013
U.S. NEWS ranks Washington State University as the best online master’s in business administration degree program in the nation. The evaluation included the online Master’s of Business Administration and Executive MBA programs.
"To be rated No. 1 is a confirmation that we are offering working professionals outstanding graduate programs with the flexibility they need to be successful in their careers and personal lives,” said David Sprott, associate dean for graduate, international, and professional programs in the WSU College of Business.
The schools are judged on a combination of factors, including faculty training and credentials, student services and technology, student engagement and admissions selectivity. The schools are also assessed based on theirs levels of accreditation, their reputations among peer institutions, and their academic and career services for students.
Washington State University had the highest combined score, making it the top ranked program on the list. Other universities in the top 10 ranking include Arizona State University, Indiana University, University of Florida, California State University, Central Michigan, Auburn University, University of Connecticut, University of Texas and University of Tennessee
“Receiving this recognition from our peers is an honor and distinguishes the uniqueness, rigor of our programs, and world class reputation of our faculty. To see so many great schools at the top of this list is a testament to the company that we keep,” said Cheryl Oliver, director of College of Business Graduate Programs. "The interaction between the exceptional global business leaders enrolled in the WSU online MBA programs and their connections to the faculty are what make the teaching and learning community vibrant and relevant and keep us connected to the demands of today's ever changing environment."
About Washington State University’s Online MBA Program:
Washington State University emphasizes the importance of negotiating complex business challenges among all online MBA candidates. Upon graduation, WSU MBAs are equipped with the tools to enact change, lead and push intellectual and geographic boundaries. Learn more at http://omba.wsu.edu/mba-program/.