You have come to a place in your life or your career where you feel that you have not truly reached the pinnacle of where you should be. You may have changed positions within your company or completely changed careers and still you feel that your growth is stagnated because you are lacking one thing, a MBA.
So you begin a diligent search on the Internet for reputable, accredited and affordable MBA programs but you have become bombarded by all of the information. You know you need to earn a MBA but you do not know where to start, which program is truly worth your time and hard earned money, how to apply for admissions or why the school is considered the best. I have developed a list of the Ultimate Top MBA Programs Rated by Educators. This list will answer your questions on admission, the MBA program and why it is the best.
According to USNews.com the following schools were top ranked because of their full-time, part-time and executive MBA programs but I am adding a little more to include why they are the best and how to apply.
Top Ranked U.S. MBA Programs
1. Harvard University
a. The MBA program offers:
i. A required and elective curriculum
ii. Field studies, career treks, and in-depth immersions, under faculty guidance, take students to the frontiers of new markets, practices, and technologies across the globe.
iii. Everything on the HBS campus is designed to encourage community collaboration for a richer learning experience.
iv. The HBS experience is inherently international.
v. More than 40,000 of our alumni which are available to help current students build connections and uncover business opportunities throughout their careers.
b. Online admission process – www.hbs.edu
2. Stanford University
a. Offers three programs:
i. Traditional MBA - MBA curriculum offers depth, breadth, and options. The curriculum emphasizes an intensive core in general management, plus the depth of 18 majors and breadth of nearly 200 electives.
ii. Executive MBA - Depth, breadth, and options distinguish the Wharton MBA curriculum. The comprehensive core builds a strong general management foundation to further functional knowledge and strengthen strategic decision-making abilities.
iii. Joint Degree Programs - With 12 world-leading graduate and professional schools at Penn, students can select from the following dual-degree options: Biotechnology, Design, Engineering, Law, Medial Sciences, Nursing, and Social Work.
b. Online admission process – www.wharton.upenn.edu