U.S. News & World Report Ranks Wake Forest University School of Business Part-time MBA Program #1 in North Carolina and #20 in the Nation

Academic quality spurs ranking increase by 8 positions to #20 nationally

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--()--U.S. News & World Report has ranked the Wake Forest University School of Business Part-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs No. 20 in the nation and No. 1 in North Carolina. It is the fifth consecutive year the publication has rated our program best in the state. More than 300 programs were considered for the ranking.

“The significant improvement in our rankings is the result of the extraordinary efforts of our staff and faculty who provide exceptional instruction and mentorship, and to the high quality of our students who bring extensive work experience to the classroom,” said Ken Middaugh, Wake Forest associate dean for Working Professional MBA & Executive Education programs.

“Our programs give working professionals a practical way to accelerate their careers, with a focus on comprehensive management skills through personal and team leadership development,” said Steve Reinemund, dean of the School of Business. “Our graduates know how to get results with integrity. They leave our program as business leaders who are ready to make a difference in the workplace and the world.”

The part-time MBA program, designed for working professionals, is offered at Wake Forest’s main campus in Winston-Salem in the evening, and evenings and Saturdays at the Wake Forest University Charlotte Center in Uptown.

The 2015 edition of the U.S. News and World Report Graduate School Compass and Guidebook will be available in late March. It includes detailed statistical information on more than 1,200 business, law, education, engineering and medicine graduate programs nationwide. For more information about Best Graduate Schools, visit www.usnews.com/grad.

About Wake Forest University School of Business (business.wfu.edu)

The Wake Forest University School of Business offers undergraduate programs in finance, accounting, mathematical business, and business and enterprise management, and graduate programs including a Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Accountancy and Master of Arts in Management. Our programs are consistently ranked among the world’s best in surveys by U.S. News & World Report, Bloomberg Businessweek, the Economist, Forbes, and the Financial Times. Wake Forest MBAs who sat for a Six Sigma green belt certification exam in 2011 and 2012 had a 100% pass rate. Wake Forest accountancy graduates earned the highest passing rate in the nation on the CPA exam last year and have maintained the top CPA exam pass rate among universities with accounting programs for 11 of the past 15 years.

Contacts

Wake Forest University School of Business
Stephanie Skordas, 336-758-4098
skordas@wfu.edu

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U.S. News & World Report has ranked the Wake Forest University School of Business Part-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs No. 20 in the nation and No. 1 in North Carolina.

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Wake Forest University School of Business
Stephanie Skordas, 336-758-4098
skordas@wfu.edu