AUBURN – The Financial Times has ranked the Executive MBA in Auburn’s College of Business among the top 100 programs in the world for the third consecutive year. The Times ranks Auburn’s program 82nd worldwide and 29th among exclusively U.S.-based programs. It is the only program in the state, and one of only four schools from the Southeastern Conference, to be included in this year’s ranking.
“The Auburn University College of Business is committed to providing our students with a world-class education,” Dean Bill Hardgrave said. “We welcome and embrace the continued recognition of our innovative and very effective blended-delivery EMBA program. To be ranked among the world’s top EMBA programs confirms that we are on the right path and delivering a quality product.”
AUBURN – As employers face cutbacks during tough economic times, Auburn University’s College of Business has opened a new facility to give its students an edge in landing that first job.
The college opened a 5,400-square-foot Office of Professional and Career Development last fall to allow students to interview onsite or through video conferencing with companies around the country.
AUBURN – Forbes has released its biennial survey of top business schools and the Auburn University College of Business came in at 58th overall, up from 64th in 2009. Among the nation’s publicly supported business schools, Auburn ranks 27th. The ranking measures the best five-year return on investment for MBA graduates of the class of 2006.
For this year’s survey, Forbes sent out 16,000 questionnaires to graduates of master of business administration programs around the world. To determine the five-year MBA gain, Forbes compared their earnings in their first five years out of business school to costs such as tuition, required fees and foregone compensation.
AUBURN – The Auburn University College of Business is ranked among the nation’s top 25 supply chain education providers, according to a recent report released by global research firm Gartner Inc. Gartner surveyed more than 400 supply chain practitioners and academics and evaluated domestic programs based on criteria that included industry value, program size and program scope.
At the undergraduate level, Auburn ranked at 19.5, as did with Indiana University, the University of Kansas, the University of South Carolina and Texas Christian University. The University of Tennessee, at 9.5, was the only other Southeastern Conference school in the undergraduate ranking. Auburn was ranked 25th at the graduate level and 20th among public institutions.
AUBURN – The Auburn University College of Business remains among the nation’s top graduate business schools for physician-executives, according to Modern Healthcare magazine. In the ninth annual survey of programs awarding Master of Business Administration, Master of Health Administration or similar degrees, the Auburn Physicians Executive MBA, or PEMBA, program ranked 21st in the nation. Among MBA programs only, Auburn is ranked eighth.
The professional distance education program is provided via innovative online technologies combined with five campus residency visits over 21 months. As a result, the program allows physicians to further their education without career interruption.
AUBURN – In its latest survey of global Executive MBA, or EMBA, programs, the Financial Times has ranked Auburn’s program 35th in the nation and 75th in the world.
This is the second consecutive year the Auburn University College of Business has appeared in the ranking, which is in its 10th year. In 2009, the Auburn EMBA was ranked 40th among U.S.-based programs and 84th globally. From the Southeastern Conference, only three other schools, Vanderbilt University, the University of Georgia and the University of Tennessee, made it into the rankings.