Executive MBA program ranked among top 25 in U.S.

November 12, 2009

The Freeman School jumped seven spots in the latest Financial Times ranking of executive MBA programs. Freeman's EMBA program is now ranked 64th in the world and 22nd among U.S. programs.

[caption id="attachment_585" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Financial Times ranked Freeman's Executive MBA program 22nd among U.S. programs."]Financial Times ranked Freeman's EMBA program 22nd in the U.S.[/caption]

Financial Times bases its ranking of executive MBA programs on measures of alumni success, program diversity and quality of faculty. Graduates of Freeman's executive MBA program reported an average salary of $163,859 three years after completing the program, and graduates experienced a 50 percent increase in average salary compared with their levels prior to entering the program. In addition, Freeman's faculty ranked 55th internationally in research according to the number of publications in 40 top-tier academic and practitioner journals.

"We bring great students into our program and pair them with great professors," says Russ Robins, associate dean for executive education. "Students integrate new insights into their decision-making and as the curriculum progresses, application to work projects becomes more sophisticated and more meaningful. In one to three years, we can clearly see and quantify the value added."

To see the full ranking, visit http://rankings.ft.com/businessschoolrankings/emba-rankings.