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MBA Program Highlighted by
U.S. News & World Report


Feb. 25, 2021 —  HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY- Northern Kentucky University's Master of Business Administration is one the nation's best its online MBA programs, according to a new ranking by U.S. News & World Report.

U.S. News & World Report featured NKU's program in its Best Online MBA Programs list for the second year in a row. NKU continues to rise in the rankings, advancing to 123 this year, which evaluates institutions based solely on data related to their distance education MBA programs. U.S. News & World Report assessed more than 300 programs for instructor engagement, expert opinions, faculty credentials and student services and technologies to compile its list.

"For these [NKU] programs, all of the online classes are recorded and archived. Students should also note that the online MBA programs at Northern Kentucky University are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the gold standard of business school accreditation," U.S. News & World Report stated in its review of NKU.

NKU revamped its MBA program in 2017 to better meet working professionals' needs in a fast-paced, customizable way. Along with eliminating GMAT scores from its admissions process, the online MBA program offers flexible and efficient five-week courses that start multiple times each year, allowing learners to move quickly through the curriculum.

"I am proud of the strong academic foundation we have built within the Haile/US Bank College of Business. No matter where you are, our program equips diverse learners with a wealth of knowledge and resources to advance their careers at any stage," said Dean Hassan HassabElnaby. "NKU is home to one of the region's largest MBA program. This recognition speaks to the work of our faculty members, who have worked countless hours capturing lectures and developing our robust online offerings."

NKU's Haile/US Bank College of Business is accredited by AACSB-International, a distinction earned by fewer than 5 percent of business schools worldwide. To learn more about NKU's online graduate business programs, visit the Haile/US Bank College of Business’ website.

About NKU: Founded in 1968, NKU is an entrepreneurial state university of over 16,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus nestled between Highland Heights, Kentucky and bustling downtown Cincinnati. We are a regionally engaged university committed to empowering our students to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives. While we are one of the fastest-growing universities in Kentucky, our professors still know our students' names. For more information, visit