Old Dominion University (ODU) is a large public research university located in Virginia, USA. The university has six colleges: Arts & Letters, Business and Public Administration, Education, Engineering & Technology, Health Sciences, and Sciences. It is one of the largest providers of online distance learning courses in the country.

The College of Business & Public Administration at ODU is one of about 275 schools in the US and Canada to have achieved accreditation on the graduate and undergraduate levels by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and by the International Association for Management Education. It offers the AACSB-accredited MBA degree via full-time and part-time. The program can be completed in as little as 18 months.

MBA students may choose to complete the program with one of the following concentrations:
  • Financial Analysis & Valuation
  • International Business
  • Public Administration
  • Information Technology
  • Business & Economic Forecasting
  • Maritime & Port Management
University Rankings and Ratings:

- The Department of Engineering Management is ranked 1st on a Prism magazine (March 2008) list of engineering management master's programs for degrees awarded.

- Ranked 166th in total R&D expenditures, according to the expenditure rankings by the National Science Foundation (NSF). According to the NSF, ODU's Top 100 academic programs in total R&D expenditures include the following:
  • aerospace engineering (19th)
  • electrical engineering (39th)
  • civil engineering (85th)
  • mechanical engineering (85th)
  • engineering (81st)
  • mathematics (86th)
  • computer science (98th)
- 96th in the US News Ranking of Top Graduate Schools in Education (2009).

- 101st in the NRC Ranking of Best Ecology, Evolution & Behavior Doctoral Programs in the US (2007).

- Named as a Best Southeastern College by The Princeton Review.

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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