The NC State University Jenkins MBA program has earned a No. 9 spot in The Princeton Review’s 2019 listing of the top 25 online MBA programs, up from No. 12 in 2017. View the full ranking list at on the Princeton Review website.
“NC State Poole College was a relatively early mover among accredited business schools when we launched our online MBA program in 2011, building on our Jenkins MBA program’s foundation within a leading STEM university that excels at analytics and entrepreneurship,” said Frank Buckless, interim dean, professor of accounting and Matthew nad Ruth Keen Faculty Fellow at Poole College.
“We are proud of the vision, leadership and hard work of our NC State community in building and growing this program which is now consistently ranked among the top online MBA programs nationwide,” Buckless said.
“This latest Princeton Review ranking reflects our commitment to leveraging technology to enhance the educational experience for our students –– whether that be in our undergraduate business classroom, an executive corporate engagement or for professional MBA students in North Carolina and beyond.”
The Princeton Review list of online MBA programs is based on surveys of both administrators and enrolled students. Data points were weighted in more than 60 unique fields to tally the final list. Criteria focused on five areas: academics, selectivity, faculty, technical platforms and career outcomes. A description of the methodology for the ranking can be found at www.princetonreview.com/online-mba/top-25-methodology.
The Jenkins Professional Online MBA program is accepting applications for fall 2019. Visit mba.ncsu.edu for more information.
About NC State University Poole College of Management
The NC State University Poole College of Management combines academic scholarship with real-world experience to foster learning, create knowledge, and engage with industry and academic partners in a data-rich, global marketplace. Poole is deeply rooted in NC State’s history as a university that excels at science, technology, engineering and math –– taking an innovative approach to leadership and management education by emphasizing analytical problem solving and an entrepreneurial mindset. Poole offers undergraduate degrees in accounting, business administration and economics, and graduate degrees in accounting, business administration, economics and management. Custom, open enrollment executive programs and developmental experiences are offered through the NC State Executive Programs, LLC. Poole’s centers and initiatives provide focused research and engagement in the areas of enterprise risk, entrepreneurship, innovation, supply chain, and sustainability. The college is fully accredited by AACSB International. Learn more about the NC State Poole College of Management at www.poole.ncsu.edu.
About The Princeton Review
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