YSU’s online MBA dubbed one of nation’s best

11D3C933-8E23-4016-99012FDE7FF45A75_mediumYoungstown State University’s online master’s of Business Administration program has been recognized as one of the best in the nation for 2014-15.

The program in YSU’s Williamson College of Business Administration is ranked 21st in the Best Online MBA Programs list released by the Affordable Colleges Foundation.

In all, 68 online MBA programs are included in the rankings, placing YSU in the top third nationally. Read the full list here.

For more details on YSU’s online MBA degree, visit http://web.ysu.edu/onlinemba.

“Flexibility and affordability in online MBA programs is important, but quality cannot be ignored,” said Dan Schuessler, founder and chief executive of the Affordable Colleges Foundation. “The online MBA programs on our list offer students the same level of academic excellence and student support that is expected of campus-based programs.”

The Affordable Colleges Foundation, founded in 2011, provides and information about pursuing an affordable higher education. The Foundation analyzed data from thousands of colleges and universities nationwide to identify outstanding online MBA programs. Factors considered include student-faculty ratio, percentage of faculty with a PhD, number of online MBA options, number of MBAs conferred, and the full tuition of online the MBA program.