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CSU Online Accelerated MBA Ranked 30 in the World by CEO Magazine

CEO Magazine - Ranking of Online Accelerated MBA

The Online Accelerated Master of Business Administration from Cleveland State University’s Monte Ahuja College of Business was ranked No. 30 in the world by CEO Magazine in their 2016 Global MBA Rankings. The Online Accelerated MBA is one of the University’s newest degree programs and one of the first fully mobile, one-year MBA programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.

Last month, the Online Accelerated MBA was ranked No. 1 in Ohio and No. 20 in the nation on U.S. News and World Report’s 2016 list of the Best Online MBA programs, up from No. 44 in 2015.

Cleveland State University’s Executive MBA, Global Accelerated MBA and traditional MBA program were also ranked by CEO Magazine for the first time.

“It is an honor that we have received two accolades for the Online Accelerated MBA within two months,” said Richard Reed, Ph.D., dean of the Monte Ahuja College of Business at CSU. “The ranking of our MBA programs by CEO Magazine is a testament to the high quality curriculum and the engaged faculty involved in the programs.”

Designed for working professionals and recent college graduates seeking to expand their earning potential and employment opportunities, CSU’s Online Accelerated MBA allows motivated students to earn their degree within one year by completing all classes and course requirements online. Each student receives a new Apple iPad to access digital course materials, including e-books, interactive learning systems, course modules and study apps.

CEO Magazine has been showcasing top business schools from around the globe since it first launched in 2008. This year, CEO Magazine reached out to over 300 business schools across North America, Europe and Australia. The CEO Magazine Global MBA rankings take into account learning environment, class sizes, tuition fees, faculty, delivery method, diversity and more to identify schools with exceptional quality and ROI.

The complete CEO Magazine Global MBA Rankings 2016 can be viewed in the latest edition of CEO Magazine or online at

Learn more about the Cleveland State University Online Accelerated MBA here.

Learn more about the MBA Programs that we offer at the College of Business here.