Harvard Business School (HBS) is one of the graduate schools of Harvard University and is consistently ranked among the best business schools in the world.

The school's faculty are divided into ten academic units, including Accounting and Management; Entrepreneurial Management; Business, Government and the International Economy; Finance; Marketing; Negotiation, Organizations & Markets; General Management; Organizational Behavior; Strategy; and Technology and Operations Management.

HBS offers a range of executive education programs, a two-year full time M.B.A. and doctoral programs. The MBA degree program consists of one year of Required Curriculum (mandatory courses) and one year of Elective Curriculum.

Business Program Rankings:

- Ranked No. 1 in the 2010 US News Graduate Business School Rankings (a survey of 426 master's programs in business accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International). It is also ranked No. 1 in the Business Specialty - Management, No. 3 in Entrepreneurship, No. 5 in Marketing, No. 9 in Finance.

- 2nd in the US and 3rd in the world (Financial Times Global MBA Rankings 2009). It is placed 5th globally in 2008.

- Top 10 for PhD Programs in Accounting (Public Accounting Report 2008).

- No. 1 globally in the ranking of academic journals and institutions in economics, according to the "Journal of the European Economic Association".

- 2nd in the Business Week ranking of US Top Full Time MBA Programs (2008).

- No. 1 in the Princeton Review's 2008 list of the 'toughest schools to get into' .

- 12th in the 2008 Ranking of World Top Full-time MBA programs by Economist Intelligence Unit, moving up a place from 13th in previous year.

- Tied for No. 1 with Stanford University in the US News MBA Rankings (2008 and 2009).

- 7th in the EIU Ranking of Top 100 Full Time MBA programs 2006.

- 7th in the Forbes ranking of Top American Business Schools based on return on financial investment in full time MBA programs (2005).

- No. 1 among the Global Top 100 Full Time MBA Programs (FT 2005).

- 13th in the Wall Street Journal ranking of International Business Schools' MBA Programs (2004).

- No. 1 in the Gourman Ranking of Top MBA Schools (1998).

* Suggested reading: Top Business Schools in Massachusetts

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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