AMHERST, Mass. – The Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is ranked No. 10 in The Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans by U.S. News & World Report.
Isenberg is one of the oldest accredited online MBA programs in the United States with nearly 1,300 enrolled students – about 100 who are active military or veteran. It is certified for the GI Bill and is a participant in the Yellow Ribbon program.
“Online learning is a powerful way to allow more veterans to access a top business program, states says John Wells, associate dean of professional programs. “Not only are we committed to helping our military veterans take full advantage of federal benefits to make their education more affordable, we offer other benefits such as a dedicated military advisor and other fee waivers to help them succeed.”
To qualify for the rankings, an Online MBA program must first have been ranked by U.S. News in their overall Online MBA ranking. This ranking is based on factors such as student engagement, admissions selectivity, peer reputation, faculty credentials and training and student services and technology. Secondly, a school must be certified for the GI Bill and be a participant in the Yellow Ribbon program. Isenberg has also recently been ranked #12 Online and #16 Part-time nationwide by U.S. News & World Report 2015, and #11 Online MBA in the world by Financial Times.