In its annual review of global masters programs, Eduniversal Group ranked Auburn’s Master of Real Estate Development (MRED) program 56th in the world—17th in U.S.—and its Executive MBA 42nd in North America.
Eduniversal reviews more than 4,000 masters and MBA programs in 32 fields of study to identify and promote academic strengths across global institutions. Results of the Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking 2017 were recently released, with Auburn among the top 100 global masters programs for real estate management and the top 50 North American executive MBA programs.
The Auburn MRED program, delivered in partnership by the Harbert College of Business and the College of Architecture, Design, and Construction, is geared to professonals wanting to master skills necessary to advance in real estate development. The Executive MBA, for almost two decades, has developed business leaders with the technical, analytical and creative skills necessary to excel in business. Both programs use a blended cohort model that is anchored with on-campus residencies and innovative distance learning technologies,
“I believe students completing our Master of Real Estate Development and Executive MBA programs would not be surprised by these top rankings,” said Kim Kuerten, executive director of Auburn Graduate Executive Programs. “Both are rigorous, but the real-time interaction with faculty and fellow professionals coupled with the flexibility of our self-paced distance program proves invaluable to mastering the skills necessary for career advancement."
Headquartered in Paris, Eduniversal Group reviews the top 1,000 global business schools in 154 countries to provide students worldwide with tools and information to find the best education opportunities. Each year, more than 4.2 million students use Eduniversal in their search for the right program.
An annual survey of higher education institutions, workforce recruiters and students is the basis for Eduniversal’s efforts to evaluate and rank programs. Taken into consideration are program reputation, salary of first employment and student satisfaction among others.
Auburn MBA programs have received several top rankings in 2017. CEO Magazine, in its Global MBA Rankings, recently ranked Auburn’s Full-Time MBA in Tier One for North America, and globally the Online MBA ranked 30th and the Executive MBA 38th.
Also, U.S. News and World Report ranked the Online MBA 10th in its ranking of Best Online MBA Programs 2017 and 6thBest Online MBA Program for Veterans 2017. Additionally, The Princeton Review ranked the Online MBA 14th among its Top 25 Online MBA Programs of 2017.
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