Pepperdine’s Graziadio School of Business and Management’s online MBA program ranks No. 18 on The Princeton Review’s 2017 Top 25 “Best Online MBA Programs” list.
The only such program from the state to be acknowledged, the online program has been receiving recognition since its launch in 2013. The program claimed the No. 13 and 15 spots on U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 “Best Online MBA program for Veterans” and “Best Online MBA programs,” respectively.
David M. Smith, dean of the business school and online professor, was more than pleased to hear about the ranking. In a statement given just after the news broke, Smith said, “Our online MBA embodies the innovation and entrepreneurial spirit of the Graziadio School and we are thrilled that our programs continue to be ranked by respected sources such as The Princeton Review.”
Created in partnership with Entrepreneur magazine, The Princeton Review’s Online MBA rankings include surveys from 90 business schools offering online MBAs and over 3,800 students enrolled in the programs. The methodology and ranking criteria is focused upon academics, selectivity, faculty, technical platforms and career outcomes.