Magazines Name UTEP’s MBA Program Among Nation’s Best

July 28, 2014

Best of the BestSeveral national magazines recently recognized The University of Texas at El Paso’s M.B.A. program in their annual “Best of the Best” Lists.

Professional Woman’s Magazine, Hispanic Network Magazine and Black EOE Journal named UTEP’s award-winning M.B.A. program one of the nation’s best. This is the second year the program has been acknowledged by Hispanic Network, which also named UTEP as a top school for Hispanics. The University itself was named among the Top Veteran-Friendly Schools by the company’s U.S. Veterans Magazine.

UTEP’s M.B.A. program enrolls approximately 300 students from more than 20 countries. The M.B.A. program has earned numerous awards during the past decade, such as the No. 1 ranking by Hispanic Business magazine for best diversity practices from 2010 through 2013, and the Excelencia in Education’s 2012 Example of Excelencia for Graduate Programs. The program also was ranked among the world’s best by European-based FindyourMBA.

Laura Uribarri, assistant dean of UTEP’s College of Business Administration and director of the M.B.A. programs, said she was pleased with the national recognition of the University’s M.B.A. programs that serve a wide spectrum of students and professionals.

“These rankings will help raise the national profile of our program, help us connect with new corporate partners and most importantly, help enhance the value of a UTEP M.B.A. for our graduates,” Uribarri said.

With a combined 1 million circulation, southern California-based DiversityComm publishes Professional Woman’s Magazine,Hispanic Network MagazineBlack EOE Journal and U.S. Veterans Magazine. The company conducts unbiased evaluations of colleges and universities, corporations and other organizations to encourage a commitment to diversity.

“This year’s ‘Best of the Best’ showcases the outstanding institutions that are leading the way in diversity efforts at all levels,” said Mona Lisa Faris, president and founder of DiversityComm. “These institutions know that we achieve so much more and success is amplified when we leverage our differences.”


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