The Beacom School of Business at the University of South Dakota was ranked # 15 on The Princeton Review’s Top 50 Online MBA Programs list for 2022. Gaining one spot from last year, the program Beacom’s online MBA has maintained its ranking in the top 20 for seven consecutive years.
“It’s great to see that our efforts to introduce innovations into our MBA programs are recognized through the consistently high rankings we continue to achieve,” said Venky Venkatachalam, Ph.D., Dean of the Beacom School of Business. “Our online MBA program has grown tremendously and we look forward to seeing our MBA programs continue to grow significantly in the years to come as we offer flexible course schedules, personalized guidance and learning experiences. high quality from our talented and dedicated teachers. “
Venkatachalam said the business school focuses on preparing workforce professionals for success in the MBA program and beyond. The Online MBA offers five unique specializations, which allow students to customize the program according to their goals. In addition, online students have many opportunities to strengthen their connection with the school.
“We are grateful to be a part of the company of these graduate educators who share this honor with us,” said Jewel Shepherd, Ph.D., assistant professor and MBA program coordinator at the Beacom School of Business. “We continue to work hard to maintain our place in higher education. This ranking is the result of the commitment of faculty, staff, students and community partners to SHU.
The Princeton Review has compiled its list of the Top 50 Online MBA Programs based on its 2020-2021 survey of administrators and students at over 130 business schools offering online MBAs. The criteria focused on five main areas: academics, selectivity, faculty, technical platforms and career outcomes.
“We are very proud of the Beacom School of Business for maintaining a Top 20 ranking for seven consecutive years,” said SHU President Sheila K. Gestring. “Ranking among the top business schools across the country proves that USD is a leading university that prioritizes flexible, high quality and affordable education for its students. “