University of Massachusetts - Amherst (UMass Amherst) is a top research and teaching university in the USA, ranked 102nd in the country among the Best National Universities in the U.S. News and World Report's 2009 edition of America's Best Colleges.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Isenberg School of Management offers one of the best ranked nationally recognized Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program via full-time, part-time. and online study mode. The MBA programs are accredited at the highest level by the Association to Advance the Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

The UMass Amherst Isenberg Online Part-Time MBA program is a 37-credit degree program which can be completed entirely online with no on-campus residency requirement. The Online Part-Time MBA is taught by the same faculty who teach the full-time program. Students are required to complete 11 core courses and 3 credits of electives.

The MBA degree awarded via online study will be the same as full-time program. It will not contain any references to "online" on the diploma or transcript.

Rankings and Ratings:

- 45th among the World Top 50 Biotech Universities (Sources: Center for Science and Technology Studies (CEST); Thomson Scientific (SCI/SSCI/AHCI); Milken Institute).

- 29th in the Business Week ranking of Top 30 Part Time MBA Programs 2008.

- 99th in the Newsweek ranking of top 100 global universities.

- 58th in the USNews ranking of Best Undergraduate Business School 2008.

- No. 3 in the Best Business Schools Rankings - Greatest Opportunity for Women (Princeton Review 2008).

- 5th in the Northeast and 29th in the nation by Business Week’s "Top Part-Time MBA Programs" rankings (2007).

- Princeton Review ranks the UMass Amherst Isenberg MBA program 4th for Best Professors.

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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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