Vanderbilt’s Executive MBA program ranked in Financial Times survey

Faculty research cited as a key strength

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Oct 26, 2010

The Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management’s Executive MBA program ranked No. 24 among independent U.S. programs, and No. 72 worldwide, according to the 2010 survey published by the Financial Times.

The program ranked No. 29 worldwide for research, highlighting the strength of Vanderbilt’s business faculty, says Tami Fassinger, Associate Dean of Executive Programs for Owen.

“We are most proud of the recognition that our world-renowned faculty got for research,” Fassinger says, “and the unique culture in which our students get to know these famous faculty well.”

Vanderbilt’s Executive MBA program is a premier 60-credit MBA degree offered to seasoned executives on weekends. In the fall of 2010, Vanderbilt enrolled 48 new students with an average GMAT score of 610.

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