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Katz MBA No. 7 for Online Program by Fortune

We are pleased to share that the part-time MBA program at the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business is ranked the No. 7 online program in the U.S. by Fortune.

Fortune’s first-ever ranking methodology included four components: program score, Fortune 1000 score, brand score, and prestige score.

“We’re thrilled to not only be part of the newest Fortune Online MBA rankings, but also to be ranked in the top 10,” says Arjang A. Assad, Henry E. Haller Jr. Dean. “I’m continually proud of the adaptability of our programs and how our school continues to excel.”

This No. 7 ranking puts Katz ahead of online MBA programs at Syracuse University, George Washington University, and the University of Massachusetts–Amherst.

Accounting for the majority of their ranking methodology, program score outlines incoming student GPA and GMAT, program retention rate and graduation rate, and program size. The second component, Fortune 1000 score, focuses on the number of MBA alumni who are C-suite level executives at Fortune 1000 companies. Brand score considers surveys of business professionals conducted by Fortune, partnered with Ipsos Global Market Research, while prestige scores focuses on an aggregate of other rankings results, including the Princeton Review, Poets&Quants, and U.S. News & World Report.

“At Katz, we recognize that our students juggle a variety of priorities, and the ability to take classes from anywhere allows them to better balance pursuing their MBA with their personal and professional lives,” said Laura Oknefski, Director of Graduate Programs. “The part-time program also gave us an edge when the pandemic forced all classes online, as many of our faculty already had experience teaching virtually, and we had a robust library of online content that we could quickly adapt and deploy across all of our programs. In creating flexibility for our students, we developed our own adaptability to be able to best serve them, even amidst unprecedented circumstances.” 

For more information about the Fortune ranking and our profile, please click here.

To learn more about our MBA programs, please click here.