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2013-09-12 23:02:12

The business and public health colleges at West Virginia University have joined forces to create a unique dual degree. This innovative program will equip public health students with critical business knowledge, making them valuable assets in today's health care world. Morgantown, West Virginia (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 The health care field now requires an increasing amount of business knowledge, which is why West Virginia University’s College of Business and Economics and School...

2010-06-10 11:40:00

Program Designed to Meet Growing Industry Demand CORAL GABLES, Fla., June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Miami School of Business Administration today announced that it will offer a new undergraduate major in health sector management and policy beginning in fall 2010. The major is designed to prepare students for business careers within the health care industry, as well as to pursue advanced degree programs in health administration, health economics, medical sociology and...

2009-01-26 12:04:00

29th Among U.S. Business Schools BOSTON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Financial Times' 2009 annual ranking of graduate business schools has rated Boston University School of Management among the top thirty MBA programs in the United States, up 20 spots from last year's ranking. The School improved its international ranking by 27 spots and saw the 3rd greatest improvement of all the top 100 schools included in the survey. (Note: there are approximately 1000 MBA programs in the U.S.) (Logo:...

2008-10-17 12:00:21

In the first such competition of its kind, MBA students from business schools across the nation and globe will gather at the MIT Sloan School of Management tomorrow month where they will compete for cash prizes, recognition and on-the-spot recruiting opportunities. The event is hosted by the MIT Sloan Sales Club, which promotes sales as a critically important and fundamental skill necessary for any business career. The International MBA Sales Competition is designed to challenge the...

2007-07-29 06:21:26

By Tim Simmons, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Jul. 29--When N.C. State University decided to start a master's of business administration program in 2002, school leaders reached a quick conclusion. "There are only so many people willing to pay $60,000 for an MBA," said Steve Allen, an associate dean who oversees NCSU's program. Then again, there is no shortage of students. Demand for an MBA in the Triangle has steadily increased costs: A $60,000 degree is hardly outrageous,...

2007-03-13 12:01:17

BOSTON, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- In BusinessWeek's second annual ranking of undergraduate business programs, Boston University School of Management is listed among the top 13 in the nation based on Academic Quality. This is an increase of two places from last year's ranking of 15. To determine Academic Quality, BusinessWeek considered five equally weighted measures: average SAT scores, ratio of full-time faculty to students, average class size, the percentage of business majors with...


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