U.S. News & World Report Recognizes WT online business degree programs
West Texas A&M University earned multiple recognitions from U.S. News & World Report in its coveted rankings for the Best Online Programs, including three business-related degree programs.
Only degree-granting, online programs at regionally accredited institutions were considered for the 2018 list, announced last week.
WT’s online master’s of business administration program is listed at No. 36 overall in the 2018 rankings. A total of 282 MBA programs were considered for this year’s rankings. Six Texas universities placed in the top 100 for 2018, and WT is one of only three from Texas listed in the top 40. Current enrollment in the West Texas A&M University MBA program is over 1,000 students from 46 states. The online MBA program at WT also is recognized for distinguished service to military and veterans, earning a ranking of No. 19 in the nation and the only program in the state of Texas earning a position within the top 40.
WT’s online graduate business program ranks 18th overall. A total of 165 specialized online graduate business programs were considered for the 2018 rankings. The master’s of science in finance and economics is the specialized graduate business degree at WT highlighted in the review. WT is one of only two Texas universities listed in the top 40. The online specialized graduate business program at WT was also recognized for distinguished service to military and veterans, earning a ranking of No. 8 in the nation and the only program in the state of Texas earning a position within the top 40.
WT’s online master’s of science in computer information systems and business analytics earned a ranking of 12th in the nation for 2018. The degree at WT is the only graduate technology program in Texas recognized in the 2018 rankings.
WT’s online undergraduate programs are ranked ninth overall for Best Online Bachelor’s Programs, tying with Colorado State University and the University of Oklahoma.