DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas College of Business is ranked 17th in the nation in U.S. News and World Report’s newly released list of 2014 Best Online Graduate Business Programs — rising from No. 20 in 2013. The rankings were published Wednesday (Jan. 8).
“Our ascent in the rankings is a testament to our continued commitment to providing a top-quality graduate education through our online master of business administration degree program,” said Dr. Finley Graves, dean of the UNT College of Business. “Our talented faculty members prepare students to have the knowledge and experience they need to successfully advance in their careers, and students receive the same excellent instruction whether they are learning through an online program or on-campus classes.”
UNT offers an online Master of Business Administration degree program with concentrations in marketing, strategic management and finance. The degrees are provided in flexible formats to meet the needs of working professionals, and the UNT College of Business is fully accredited by AACSB-International, the world’s premiere accrediting agency for colleges of business.
UNT College of Business faculty members teaching online MBA classes receive training in the latest technological teaching tools every year from UNT’s Center for Learning Enhancement, Assessment and Redesign, and faculty members are offered frequent tutorials throughout the year to stay up to date on high-quality online instruction methods. Nearly all classes in the online MBA program are taught by tenured or tenure-track faculty members, and all students commit to support the college’s code of ethics.
About UNT’s College of Business
With more than 5,500 students, UNT’s College of Business is one of the largest business schools in the nation and has been continuously accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International since 1961.
With 103 full-time faculty members, the college offers 16 undergraduate degrees, 22 master’s degrees, seven doctoral programs and 17 certificate programs. Five centers and institutes in the College of Business create synergy among scholarship, research and teaching. Classes take place in the new 180,000-square-foot Business Leadership Building, which opened in 2011.
Students enhance their learning experience through student organizations, study abroad programs, internships and the Professional Leadership Program to develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in today's technological and global business environment.