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GFCB Online MBA Program Moves Up 23 Spots in U.S. News

The Gordon Ford College of Business’ Online MBA Program has moved up 23 spots to a ranking of 61 out of 300 eligible Online MBA programs for 2017 by U.S. News and World Report.

U.S. News rankings are partly based upon student engagement, admissions selectivity, peer reputation, faculty credentials, and student services, according to the publication. These types of rankings can assist students find the right program that fits their personal and professional needs.

“As an applied College of business accredited by AACSB International in business and accounting, we are extremely proud to provide our students with the skills, knowledge, and capabilities needed for success in today’s rapidly changing business world. Our faculty are among the best anywhere. They truly provide the basis for our excellent on-campus, online, and professional MBA programs,” said Jeffrey Katz, dean of the GFCB.

The Online MBA program boasts world-class faculty teaching a cutting-edge curriculum that can be completed in as few as 18 months. Each course is designed based upon adult learning theory and lasts about seven weeks. The program also has been named a “Best Buy” by and earned the “Students Before Profits” award from Nonprofit Colleges Online.

“Our placement complements the #4 ranking earned by WKU undergraduate online programs,” said Bob Hatfield, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research. “Our faculty realizes the importance of providing a consistent yet challenging curriculum across a flexible and accessible online format.”

Students interested in pursuing an Online MBA can enroll at any time after meeting the admissions criteria. Visit for more details.

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