22 September 2011
The MBA program at UTEP’s College of Business Administration has been ranked 1st among the Top 10 business graduate programs for Hispanics by Hispanic Business magazine for the second year in a row. In its fourth appearance on the list, UTEP MBA climbed from the 6th place on 2008 to 1st place again this year.
Hispanic Business magazine features UTEP’s College of Business Administration’s 1st place ranking in its September edition, which includes the 2011 Diversity Report listing Top 10 Graduate Schools for Hispanics in four fields. The report determines a school's rank using several factors, including percentage of Hispanic students and faculty, recruiting programs, mentorship programs, Hispanic student organizations, and retention and graduation rates of Hispanic students. Other schools with graduate business programs ranked in the top 10 included Yale University, Stanford University and the University of Virginia. The University of Texas at Austin was ranked No. 2.
“We at the College of Business Administration are happy and excited to have had this distinction for the second year in a row,” said Robert Nachtmann, D.B.A., dean of CoBA. “This nationally recognized accomplishment is a testament to our College’s and University’s standard of excellence in higher education.”
The UTEP MBA program has been transformed significantly since 2006. Today, the program offers the MBA degree in three different formats that serve full-time students, working professionals, and executives in a range of accessible and affordable schedules. MBA students attend classes and work with multi-national corporate partners in the state-of-the-art Graduate Business Center in Downtown El Paso Full-time students engage in in language workshops in Mandarin and Spanish. MBA students also have the opportunity to conduct coursework abroad in 7-12 day courses offered several times a year.
“The UTEP MBA program now offers a full portfolio of nationally competitive degree options. Our students have access to corporate engagements projects, coursework conducted around the globe, broad professional networks and an excellent core curriculum taught by a diverse and experienced faculty. This top ranking provides yet another acknowledgment of our growth and progress,” said Laura M. Uribarri, Assistant Dean for MBA Programs.
The UTEP College of Engineering was also recognized by Hispanic Business magazine with the #2 ranking for graduate engineering programs.
Learn more about the UTEP MBA Program at mba.utep.edu
See the Hispanic Business Article at www.hispanicbusiness.com