SAN DIEGO, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Rady School of Management at UC San Diego has been ranked 1st in San Diego, 2nd in California and 33rd globally for its Executive MBA (EMBA) program by The Economist. This is the first time the Rady School's EMBA program, the FlexWeekend MBA, has been ranked by The Economist.
"Our FlexWeekend MBA program graduates have achieved an outstanding level of success and make significant contributions to the innovation economy," said Rady School Dean Robert S. Sullivan. "The Economist EMBA ranking reflects the quality of our program and the high opinion of that program held by our students and alumni."
The Economist EMBA program ranking is based on a combination of factors including survey data reported by current students and program alumni, such as personal development, program quality, educational experience and career development. The ranking is also based on data points provided by participating schools including student diversity, faculty quality and student quality.
"As alumni of the Rady School of Management, we are not surprised, but certainly excited by The Economist's recent ranking of our EMBA program," said Jarrod Hammes, Rady Alumni Board president. "We are pleased to achieve this rank in such a short time."
The Rady School's unique MBA programs are tailored to professionals, often with science and technology backgrounds, who have an interest in innovation and entrepreneurship. The program provides students with the inspiration, business acumen, and faculty and alumni support to achieve a significant impact. A large number of Rady students go on to establish startup ventures or work with small, entrepreneurial companies.
About the Rady School of Management at UC San Diego
The Rady School of Management at UC San Diego is a business school that develops ethical and entrepreneurial leaders who make a positive impact in the world through innovation, collaboration and knowledge. The Rady School offers a Full-Time MBA program, a FlexMBA program for working professionals, a Ph.D. program, a Master of Finance program, Executive Education and undergraduate courses. To find out more about the Rady School visit, www.rady.ucsd.edu.
SOURCE Rady School of Management