This past month has closed out the year of 2016. Students are finishing their holiday break and gearing up for the winter semester, but professors and college administrators have been preparing for this semester for months. Even in this past month we have seen more announcements of additions and changes in the online MBA world, including new rankings and new online MBA programs for the upcoming year. This News in Review proudly highlights Bloomberg Businessweek, West Virginia University, and Colorado State University-Pueblo.
Enjoy the latest news for Online MBAs!
Bloomberg Businessweek recently released their ranking for the Best Business Schools for 2016. This ranking compiled data from over 1,000 recruiters, 15,000 alumni, and 9,000 recent graduates. Businessweek states that their focus for the ranking is assessing which business schools are able to help graduates land good jobs. While this ranking only accounted for full-time MBA programs, there are some business schools listed with online MBAs. Sitting at #3 is Duke University, #12 is the University of Virginia, and #15 is Carnegie Mellon University.
Bloomberg Businessweek is a business magazine that was founded in 1929. Their print and online delivery offers market news, data, and analysis to over 150 countries. They have been ranking MBA programs since 1988, and offer rankings for US Full-Time MBAs, International Full-Time MBAs, and Part-Time MBAs.
West Virginia University – Morgantown, West Virginia
West Virginia University's School of Nursing and College of Business & Economics have recently announced a new hybrid MSN/MBA program that will start in August 2017. This 67-credit hour program is designed to develop nursing leaders capable of working in administrative roles in private, nonprofit, and public organizations. This program is delivered mostly online with four residencies, and students can enroll in a part-time or full-time basis.
West Virginia University is a four-year, public university that was founded in 1867. They offer over almost 200 undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs through 15 academic schools and colleges. The prestigious College of Business & Economics is an AACSB-International accredited business school, which offer a 48-credit hour online hybrid MBA. The university holds a regional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission.
Colorado State University-Pueblo – Pueblo, Colorado
CSU-Pueblo recently announced a new flexible and affordable MBA program that will be starting in February of 2017. This online MBA will be delivered out of their Office of Extended Studies, but it is still said to be accredited by the elite AACSB-International. School officials say that this online MBA will be one of the most affordable programs in the country, and allow students to finish the program within one calendar year.
CSU-Pueblo is a four-year, public university and member of the greater Colorado State University System. They started as a junior college over 80 years ago, and have grown to a comprehensive university offering over 50 undergraduate and graduate programs to a student body of almost 4,500. The university holds a regional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission.