UNT's online MBA degrees named best buys

Monday, March 1, 2010

DENTON (UNT), Texas – GetEducated.com has ranked the online Master of Business Administration degrees at the University of North Texas as a best buys among schools accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

UNT's programs ranked sixth in the survey. GetEducated.com is owned by distance education experts and provides expert reviews, rating and ranking of distance degree programs. UNT offers two online MBA degrees focusing on marketing and strategic management; both were launched in the spring of 2007. UNT is the largest provider of online credit courses among Texas public universities, with almost 300 online courses planned for the fall 2010 semester.

"It is important for UNT to provide quality online education to enhance our course offerings, to provide a convenient delivery for those who travel or live afar and to offer students an additional method of learning the material," said Dr. Randall S. Guttery, associate dean for graduate programs in UNT's College of Business. "UNT has worked diligently to ensure that the quality and rigor of education via online learning is equivalent to the traditional method."

Approximately 580 business schools are accredited by the AACSB. The AACSB was founded in 1916 and is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting. The business programs at UNT first became AACSB accredited in 1961.

To see all of the online MBA program rankings, visit GetEducated.com. For more information on UNT's MBA offerings, visit Masters Programs at UNT's College of Business.

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