WSU’s Online MBA program ranked 12th among U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Online MBA Programs” for 2018

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PULLMAN, Wash. (Jan. 9, 2018) (PRNewswire) — Washington State University Carson College of Business’s Online MBA program is now ranked 12th by U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Online MBA Programs” for 2018, which is in the top 5 percent nationally.

U.S. News & World Report also ranked the Carson College No. 8 for the best online MBA programs for veterans. WSU has consistently ranked as a military friendly school and has a time-honored tradition of commitment to active-duty military personnel and veterans.

“For 60 years the Carson College of Business has strived to produce forward-thinking graduates who regularly become business, industry and organizational leaders,” said Chip Hunter, dean of the Carson College. “We are especially excited about being recognized for being military-friendly, and the support of our alumni has been key in building that reputation.”

The rankings are based on scores collected across five categories: student engagement, admissions selectivity, peer reputation, faculty credentials and training, and student services and technology. U.S. News calculates the scores for each category using data collected from a statistical survey completed by each school as well as data collected from a separate peer reputation survey.

The report includes statistics regarding enrollment, tuition, and application deadlines. It also highlights other information—such as work experience data and test scores—that might influence prospective students’ perception of the school and their decision to apply.

WSU is the top-ranked Online MBA program in the Pacific Northwest according to U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of the “Best Online MBA Programs,” and the 2018 report released today highlights the university’s continuing achievements on a national level.

Washington State University is a public research university founded in 1890. Its 11 colleges offer 95 undergraduate majors, 86 minors, and nearly 150 graduate and professional degree programs to students from 48 states, 98 countries, and many cultures and backgrounds. The Carson College of Business graduate programs are celebrating 60 years of excellence in graduate education as the faculty remains committed to teaching their online MBA students the advanced business knowledge and tactical skills necessary to prepare them for future leadership positions in business. Further, the Carson College of Business strives to provide graduates with the contemporary business skills, advanced management techniques, and principled ethical standards to make a positive impact on local and global business communities.


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