Boise State’s online Master of Business Administration program jumped in the US News Best Online MBA Programs rankings. It ranks 51st out of 267 schools, rising from 72nd place in 2017.
Boise State also shared the 25th spot (out of 57) with Louisiana State University in the US News rankings of Best Online MBA programs for Veterans.
“As a veteran myself, I’m thrilled that our Online MBA ranks in the top 25 Online Programs for Veterans,” said Ken Petersen, dean of the College of Business and Economics. “Boise State University is committed to supporting veterans and active duty service members. Our Online MBA program is one example of how a well-designed program and dedicated campus resources can create an exceptional experience for our veterans.”
Petersen served around the world for 17 years while in the United States Navy and Navy Reserve.
Boise State launched its online MBA in the fall of 2013 with the goal of helping mid-career working professionals earn a degree in a format that fit their needs. The current curriculum emphasizes a focus on customers, innovation, and integrated decision making to prepare graduates to help their organizations advance.
Highlights of Boise State’s program include all courses offered online, completion in as little as 12 months, six start dates per year (August, October, January, March, May, and June), a flexible course schedule that allows for time off, collaboration with experienced working professionals, courses taught by best-in-class Boise State faculty, tuition that includes all textbooks and materials (electronic access), and four scholarships available for students with notable work experience, military affiliation, Boise State alumni association membership or a corporate partnership agreement.
As of fall 2017, more than 160 students (including students from 36 states) were enrolled in courses. Students have an average of 8.75 years of work experience. The program has over 100 alumni across the U.S.