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MBA program ranks No. 4 in Pennsylvania among other distinctions

June 11, 2019

MBA Central badgeClarion University’s Online Master of Business Administration program ranks as the fourth best in the state.

MBA Central gave Clarion this distinction along with a few others such as 11th for Easiest Access MBA Programs in the Country, 19th for Best No-GMAT MBA Programs in the Country, and 11th for Best Online Finance MBA Program in the Country.

Regarding the online MBA ranking, MBA Central stated its methodology on its website.

"As more and more students are searching for greater accessibility and flexibility in an MBA, the demand for high-quality and prestigious distance degrees continues to increase. In order to find the best Pennsylvania Online MBA programs with the most value, MBA Central analyzed each degree and ranked them based upon their affordability (33 percent), support services (33 percent), and quality of classes (33 percent)."

MBA Central explained the meaning behind its Easiest Access MBA ranking.

"Since its inception, the online Master's of Business Administration has made it easier for working professionals to increase their earning potential, look more attractive to employers, and sharpen their skills in their current roles."
Its methodology for compiling its Easiest Access MBA Programs list was similar to its online MBA list.

"At MBA Central, are constantly focusing on value. This ranking of the Easiest Online MBAs is about finding the online MBA programs that most easily fit into students' lives and that offer the most value. From a list of over 500 online MBA programs, we ranked them upon their tuition (25 percent), accreditation (25 percent), graduate base salary (25 percent), and prestige (25 percent)."

As for the Best No-GMAT MBA Programs ranking, MBA Central ranked schools, which do not require a GMAT test score for acceptance into MBA programs.

"To rank the best no-GMAT online MBA programs, MBA Central found the top online MBA programs that had automatic GMAT waivers or no score requirement at all. From this list of programs, we ranked them upon quality of classes (33 percent), support services for distance students (33 percent), and affordability (33 percent)," MBA Central stated on its website.

MBA Central also determined its Best Online Finance MBA Program by measuring affordability, support services, and quality classes.

The major objective of Clarion University's Master of Business Administration is to provide a basic core of knowledge about various theories, techniques and practices relating to business administration and problem solving. In addition, candidates for the degree have an opportunity for in-depth study in areas of interest. The program is designed for candidates with undergraduate degrees not only in business administration but also in other disciplines.

By earning the finance concentration with your MBA degree, students gain knowledge in risk management and derivatives, international finance, financial theory and management of investment portfolios. Students explore real-world problems in finance and develop solutions based on the most current industry practices in this field.

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