Spring has sprung, and this semester is in full gear. Universities are looking forward, gearing up for the summer semester and even planning into the fall. Prospective students are busy finalizing all their applications while some have acceptance letters in their hand. Many Online MBA programs keep accepting applications until August, so prospective online MBA students still have time. For students interested in Online MBA programs in the area of Finance, our newest ranking can be a great help narrowing down the best fit.
This month has brought on many new opportunities for Online MBA students, including three new programs. This News in Review is proud to highlight Doane University, Presidio Graduate School, and Northern Kentucky University.
Enjoy the latest news for Online MBAs!
Doane University – Lincoln, Nebraska
Doane University's College of Professional Studies recently announced a new Online MBA degree program beginning in May. They are expanding their fully-online master's degree offerings with this exciting new program. This MBA is said to offer a online program constructed for the working student that is rigorous and flexible. The curriculum can be completed in as little as 18 months and offers students a choice of the following emphases: Healthcare Administration, Nonprofit and Public Administration, Human Resource Management, Project Management, Supply Chain Management & Logistics, Data Analytics, or a tailored option built around the student's needs.
Doane University is a four-year, private, nonprofit university with roots that date back to 1857. What started as a small academy, has grown to a comprehensive university offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees to a student body of 1,580. The university is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.
Presidio Graduate School – San Francisco, California
The Presidio Graduate School just announced a new program beginning in August of 2017, a PGS100. This program is their first online-only cohort for an MBA, MPA, dual programs, and certificates. This online MBA program, while in a flexible online format, will offer a robust curriculum of 60 credit hours delivered in synchronous and asynchronous lessons. The curriculum mirrors their on-campus program with a systems-thinking methodology at the core. Courses within the MBA include: Principles of Sustainable Management, Operations and Production, Capital Markets, and Market Failures and the Regulatory Environment.
Presidio Graduate School is a four-year, private, nonprofit school focused on providing master's degrees and certificate programs to their small student body. The programs at PGS are regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission. PGS was founded in 2003 and is already known as a pioneer in sustainable management education. At the core, PGS stands on the premise that "real change happens at the intersection between private enterprise and the public sector, and across commerce, and the common good."
Northern Kentucky University – Highland Heights, Kentucky
Northern Kentucky University's Haile/US Bank College of Business just announced their new Hybrid MBA program that will start in the Fall of 2017. This AACSB accredited MBA degree was designed to be flexible and applicable for business professionals at all career stages. Classes will be offered in a hybrid format that allows for self-directed learning combined with in-class experiences. The program consists of 33-credit hours with eight foundational courses, 12-hours of focus area courses, and a capstone experience.
NKU is a four-year, public university sitting just seven miles southeast of Cincinnati. The had their start in 1968, and has since grown to offer a wide array of degrees on the associate through doctoral levels to a student body of over 14,600 students. The university holds a regional accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.