LOS ANGELES—Less than nine months after graduating its first class, the USC Online MBA (OMBA) offered by the Marshall School of Business earned the #8 ranking from U.S. News & World Report for top MBA Programs in USA, up four positions from last year’s rankings.
Marshall launched the new program from the ground up in fall 2015. Marshall built its OMBA to take full advantage of the latest technological learning tools and to leverage the existing USC teaching and learning community through on-campus experiences. This approach provides students not only with an exceptionally engaging online learning experience, but also with practical skills in virtual communication and analytics to prepare them for today’s digitally-driven business environments.
The Marshall OMBA attracts students from a diverse array of educational and professional backgrounds and earned 11th place for selectivity among more than 280 participants in the U.S. News Best Online MBA Programs ranking. This diversity provides distance learners with multiple perspectives, which they report enhances the learning process and expands their overall knowledge of the business world.
“We look forward to sustaining the success of the Online MBA program well into the digital future by maintaining our dedication to delivering an innovative, high-touch, advanced business education to accomplished working professionals who need online flexibility to stay on track while earning their degree,” said Sandra Chrystal, Ph.D, Marshall Vice Dean for Online Education.
About the USC Marshall School of Business
USC Marshall is one of the premier business schools in the U.S. and internationally recognized as a home for path-breaking research that emphasizes entrepreneurship, innovation, leadership and social responsibility. The USC Online MBA from the Marshall School of Business is built to help students succeed in the digitally driven business landscape, providing a curriculum focused on the practical skills expected of today’s global leaders. Located in the heart of Los Angeles, Marshall brings undergraduate and graduate students a unique perspective on the world, including global opportunities for experiential learning. The vibrant and active Trojan alumni community includes more than 89,000 people in 92 countries.