RIT is a Smart Choice: SuperScholar Rates Top Executive MBA Programs

Saunders College of Business awarded No. 15 position in first-ever ranking

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E. Philip Saunders College of Business EMBA graduates Kevin O’Neil and Estredida (Merci) Martin. The Online Executive MBA program was ranked No. 15 by by SuperScholar in its first Smart Choice ranking of online MBA degree programs of 2012.

“Something must be working as our program has doubled in size two years running.”

— Marty Lawlor, director of RIT’s Online EMBA Program

Rochester Institute of Technology is recognized by SuperScholar in its first Smart Choice ranking of online MBA degree programs of 2012.

The Online Executive MBA program offered by the E. Philip Saunders College of Business was awarded the No. 15 position. The ranking was designed as a tool to help prospective business students make a smart choice about where to invest their time and money in earning their MBA.

“There isn’t any magic in this,” says Marty Lawlor, director of the Online EMBA program at RIT. “We look for thoughtful executives who are serious about their careers, and then expose them to a dedicated and experienced faculty, a rigorous curriculum and a committed support staff.

“Patterned on our 19-year-old residential Executive MBA program, students experience small group collaboration, weekly engagement with faculty and peers, international projects and a final 24-week applied client capstone project.”

The Saunders College was ranked among other listed universities such as Washington State University, University of Florida, Indiana University, The George Washington University, Drexel University and Northeastern University.

According to SuperScholar, a trusted source for online education, MBA programs were selected and ranked according to their market reputation, recognition and awards, selectivity, accreditation and cost. Only AACSB and regionally accredited programs were considered.

For more information about RIT’s Online Executive MBA program, go to http://embaonline.rit.edu/.

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Rochester Business Journal — Jan. 9, 2012
Saunders College recognized for MBA program