MBA Program ranks 5th place in Poets & Quants


Laura Arneson

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College of Business & Public Administration


The UND College of Business and Public Administration (CoBPA) is pleased to announce that Poets & Quants awarded UND’s online MBA Program 5 th place in 2018’s rankings out of twenty-five schools were recognized in this year.

Poets and Quants ranks the best online MBA programs based on three main criteria: 1.The quality of the incoming students. 2. Assessments by graduates of the programs of the MBA experience. 3. The career outcomes of the program’s graduates.

The MBA program at UND has received consistent rankings from U.S. News and World Report, and ranked 36 th this year for Best Online MBA Programs. Additionally, UND’s MBA Program ranked 33 rd in Affordable Colleges’ Best Value Online MBA rankings.

According to Michelle Garske, Director of Graduate Programs & Accreditation, “The quality of the MBA Program is very important and we have positioned the courses to blend the campus and online experiences. The consistent rankings are one measure of success but we also monitor student experiences, retention, and graduation rates very closely to ensure students are successful.”

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at the University of North Dakota holds AACSB accreditation, which affirms the program’s high standards and faculty qualifications. In addition, this program is unique in that it provides an interactive learning experience for students through synchronous course delivery and small class sizes.

The curriculum is designed to appeal to students from a variety of industries and includes four main learning modules: executive management, business analytics, financial & economic analysis, and strategy. With these modules students have the ability to tailor their MBA experience to fit their specific learning objectives.