The online business and management programs at the University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) recently took a few more steps up the educational ladder, landing in second and seventh place, respectively, on an annual report by U.S. News & World Report.
The school's Naveen Jindal
School of Management scored a 96 out of 100 for its graduate business degree and 87 out of 100 for its MBA program. Last year, the programs ranked fourth and ninth, respectively.
The U.S. News & World
Report’s 2017 "Best Online Programs Rankings" marked the third time graduate business programs were separated from MBA programs. The UT Dallas programs have moved up the chart every year.
“These rankings are just a few years old, but the Jindal
School has strived to be a catalyst for innovation in online education since
the mid-’90s,” Jindal School Dean Hasan Pirkul said. “We are gratified that U.S. News recognizes our efforts in this area.”
Senior Associate Dean Monica Powell said the university benefits from being able to offer a wide variety of online programs in addition to its campus courses.
flexibility and convenience help our students further their education while
balancing the demands of work and family life," she said.
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