SEATTLE, Sept. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Comprehensive guide to online MBA programs, Online MBA Today (http://www.onlinembatoday.com/) has published a new ranking of the 10 best online MBA programs in Managerial Economics (http://www.onlinembatoday.com/rankings/best-online-mba-managerial-economics/).
For this ranking, Online MBA Today began with a list of over 350 online MBA school programs. Each was vetted to determine whether or not it had a solid business management foundation as well as an extensive understanding of the analytical and technical aspects of economics in the workplace. Each program was then ranked based on the following five factors: estimated tuition cost; accreditation; early career salary; prestige; and overall graduation rate. The data for this ranking was derived from the most recent and publicly available sources, including PayScale, U.S. News and World Report, the Princeton Review, the Financial Times, Quacquarelli Symonds, and the National Center for Education Statistics. Data was gathered for each online MBA program, weighted equally, and then averaged to find the top online MBA programs in Managerial Economics.
Placing first in this ranking is Oklahoma State University's Spears School of Business in Stillwater, Oklahoma, followed by Ball State University's College of Business in Muncie, Indiana, at second place, and Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, at third place.
Other schools making the top 10 list include (alphabetically ordered):
Bellevue University's College of Business - Bellevue, Nebraska
Endicott College's Van Loan School - Beverly, Massachusetts
Regent University's School of Business & Leadership - Virginia Beach, Virginia
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale's College of Business - Carbondale, Illinois
Southern New Hampshire University's School of Business - Manchester, New Hampshire
University of North Alabama's College of Business - Florence, Alabama
Wright State University's Raj Soin College of Business - Dayton, Ohio
Tammie Cagle, editor at Online MBA Today, says, "Business managers and leaders need to have the critical skills to manage people, projects, and finances within an organization. They also must understand the scope of how the organization is navigating their business in both local and global markets." She then adds, "Business managers and leaders that obtain an advanced degree in the field of Managerial Economics can have a tremendous impact on a company's short-term and long-term profits. These professionals must understand and utilize the latest tools and systems that are in use in order to generate and analyze the important economic data needed. An online MBA in Managerial Economics can help professionals progress and gain the experience and skills needed to be a leader in this field. The ranking of the Top 10 Online MBA programs in Managerial Economics will help prospective online MBA students find their best program fit and gain a competitive edge in the job market."
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