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College of Business Online Programs Recognized by U.S. News & World Report

The Georgia Southern University College of Business online graduate programs have been recognized again for excellence in rankings released by U.S. News & World Report.

Among those recognized, the Georgia Southern online MBA placed in the top 50 of more than 260 schools ranked for the 2018 Best Online MBA Programs. U.S. News ranked online MBA programs using categories such as student engagement, admissions selectivity, peer reputation, faculty credentials and training, and student services and technology.

The online MBA has been offered at Georgia Southern University since 2001, boasting high student satisfaction and graduation rates. The program is asynchronous, team-based and fully accredited by AACSB International. Students complete the fixed 30-credit hour curriculum in a time and location independent format in about 21 months.

In addition to the online MBA program being recognized, the College’s online graduate business programs, non-MBA, were ranked in the top 50 of more than 155 listed schools as U.S. News2018 Best Online Graduate Business Programs. Factors such as student engagement, faculty credentials, student services and technology, peer reputation and admissions selectivity are considered for the annual rankings.

The Georgia Southern College of Business offers non-MBA graduate business programs in accounting and applied economics. The Master of Accounting (MAcc) is offered on the Statesboro campus as well as online. Both MAcc programs are 30-credit hour programs which prepares students and accounting professionals for the Uniform CPA Exam. The Georgia Southern School of Accountancy holds a separate accreditation through AACSB International.

The Master of Science in Applied Economics (MSAE) program provides graduates with analytical capabilities in economic development, financial economics and regulatory issues. The program provides quantitative and analytical skills that will assist businesses in market analysis. Graduates compete for employment in financial institutions, industry and government enterprises engaged in financial economic development, public utilities, and federal and state regulatory agencies.

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