'Financial Times' ranks W&M Executive MBA program among world's top 100| October 29, 2008
The Executive MBA program at The Mason School of Business at The College of William and Mary has been named one of the best 100 programs in the world by the Financial Times' in its global ranking of the world’s best Executive MBA (EMBA) programs, published on October 27.
It is ranked 41st among U.S. schools, placing it in the top 50 of all U.S. schools. Internationally it is 94th.
The Financial Times surveys alumni who have been out for three years and measures career progression in terms of salary increase and career progress. Career progress is defined as the degree to which the alumni have moved up the career ladder since graduation. Progress is measured through changes in level of seniority and the size of company in which they are employed.
On average, W&M EMBAs received nearly a 35% increase in salary after receiving their degrees.
“The Financial Times ranking is significant because it measures our graduates’ actual career progress and compares that with other schools. We are pleased to be one of the best in the world,” said Dean Lawrence B. Pulley.
For the complete ranking go to the Financial Times Global EMBA Rankings Table.
The Executive MBA at the College of William and Mary School of Business is a world-class, highly respected MBA program brimming with real-world experiences from both classes taught by one of the best faculty in the country and the professional network of the cohort of classmates. It is the MBA for hard driving, hard-working mid-career professionals who have already achieved a level of career success, but are not quite at the top of their game. For these individuals the W&M EMBA will lead them down the path to greater success or into a career-changing opportunity. EMBAs want change and they want it fast. And at the end of 20 months they will get it.
The College of William and Mary, located in Williamsburg, Virginia is one of the nation’s premier public universities and believes that excellence in teaching is the key to unlocking intellectual and personal possibilities for students. Dedicated to this philosophy, the College provides high-quality undergraduate, graduate and professional education that prepares students to make significant contributions to the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation. As the second-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and educational home to many early American leaders, The College is revered as the “alma mater of a nation.” Its Mason School of Business embraces the entrepreneurial spirit that built the country atop a foundation of business, trade, and economics. Its personalized, experiential approach to business education equips the next generation of business leaders to inherit the legacy of free enterprise where it started.