FAU Business Online Programs Rank Among the Best in 2020 ‘U.S. News & World Report’

Below excerpts from original story by FAU's GISELE GALOUSTIAN | 1/14/2020

FAU College of Business SignageFAU’s College of Business again ranked among the "Best Online MBA Programs" in 2020 by U.S. News & World Report. FAU’s online/non-MBA business programs also are listed at No. 37 (up from No. 43) for the “Best Online Master’s in Business Programs – non-MBA" (e.g. accounting, finance and health administration) and at No. 19 for the Best Online Master's in Business Programs for Veterans (non-MBA) in 2020.

The 2020 Best Online Programs methodologies are based on a number of factors, including engagement, faculty credentials and training, expert opinion, student excellence, and services and technologies provided. Only degree-granting programs at regionally accredited institutions that are offered predominantly online were considered.

“We are pleased to be included for our graduate online MBA and our non-MBA graduate programs in this latest U.S. News & World Report national rankings,” said Daniel Gropper, Ph.D., dean of FAU’s College of Business. “The non-MBA programs include the specialized master’s degree programs in accounting, finance, and health administration. We are especially proud that our non-MBA graduate programs made the list for ‘Best Online Programs for Veterans 2020.’ These recognitions reflect the quality of our outstanding faculty, our talented students, our exceptional staff, and the innovative and cutting-edge online programs we offer in the College of Business.”

Now in its ninth year, the U.S. News & World Report “Best Online Programs” list is a resource for students and working adults who are increasingly seeking online education programs for degree completion and career advancement. Prospective students can use the searchable directory to explore factors such as tuition, program offerings and online services offered to enrolled students.

FAU’s College of Business offers several fully online programs focused on key Florida industries, including accounting and health administration. FAU offers the Master of Accounting (with concentrations in either forensic accounting or business valuation), an Executive Master of Taxation and an Executive Masters in Health Administration, all of which offer opportunities for working professionals to earn high quality degrees online from an AACSB-accredited school. Students in FAU’s School of Accounting Executive Programs can stream lectures live over the Internet to their computer or mobile device, or they can watch the lectures at any time during the week. For those who desire a more traditional classroom experience, optional live lectures are held on Saturday mornings at the downtown Fort Lauderdale-Las Olas campus. The Executive Masters in Health Administration curriculum is a cross-section of business disciplines. From Health Law and Organization Behavior in Healthcare to Healthcare Finance and Research Methods, the courses provide the latest health administration-specific content.