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MBA Rankings, Awards and Recognition

Awards and Recognition for the Marshall School of Business

MBA Rankings, Awards and Recognition

The Online MBA, offered by the USC Marshall School of Business, holds the No. 3 ranking for 2020 Top Online MBA Programs from Poets&Quants. The OMBA also holds a top-5 ranking in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Online MBA Programs and reached the top-5 in both the World University Rankings of global online MBA programs from QS and the list of Top Online MBA programs from The Princeton Review.

The OMBA, introduced in 2015, has also earned these honors:

Telly Awards

  • 2018 “Approaches to Strategy” Series Silver (People’s Choice, Education Category)
  • 2018 “Approaches to Strategy: The Cold War” Module Silver (People’s Choice, Education Category)
  • 2016 Online Video Bronze (Education)
  • 2016 People’s Telly Bronze (Online Video-Education)

Online Learning Consortium (OLC)

  • 2015 Best-in-Track (Institutional Strategies & Innovations information session)

Marshall School of Business

Marshall’s other top school and MBA rankings from U.S. News & World Report are:

  • Best Business Schools — #20

Programs and Specialties:

  • Part-Time MBA — #11
  • Accounting — #7
  • Entrepreneurship — #8
  • International — #10

Another notable MBA ranking for Marshall comes from:

Bloomberg Business Week

  • Best Full-Time MBA — #30

USC Marshall Faculty Honors and Recognition

The USC Marshall faculty is comprised of more than 200 business professionals and educators. They include leaders in their field and researchers who have conducted influential projects and published award-winning research in top business journals. Marshall faculty members also are recipients of prizes for their teaching excellence; authors of many of the textbooks our students read; and thought leaders in multiple arenas including business, government and the media.

Additional Marshall Distinctions

  • First U.S. school to require international experiential learning to earn an MBA degree (1998)
  • First integrated program for entrepreneurship in the country (1971)
  • First undergraduate business program to offer immersive overseas learning opportunities to every student
  • First AACSB accredited school in Southern California (1920)

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