Baylor University's Executive MBA Program Makes Dramatic Climb in Financial Times' Rankings

Fri Oct 23, 2009 5:24pm EDT

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Baylor University's Executive MBA Program Makes Dramatic Climb in Financial
Times' Rankings





DALLAS and AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baylor
University's Executive MBA Program climbed 15 spots in the Financial Times'
2009 overall rankings to No. 73 worldwide. The program, which includes both
Dallas and Austin campuses, ranked No. 1 in Texas for percent of salary
increase, career progress rank and percent of women students. 


"The rankings exhibit our strength in helping seasoned professionals achieve
their goals," said Dr. Gary Carini, associate dean of Graduate Business
Programs at Baylor's Hankamer School of Business. "We continue to create
opportunities that enhance the program and equip today's managers to excel.
Baylor's national and global reputation follows each of our graduates wherever
their careers take them."


This year the program became the only Executive MBA in the Dallas or Austin
areas to provide professional, personalized career coaching to students. The
program also has enhanced opportunities for its students to engage in
business-consulting service projects in Asia and to volunteer in
not-for-profit organizations in Washington, DC.


Nationally, Baylor's EMBA program was named No. 33 overall. It ranked No. 5
for "aims achieved," the extent to which students realized their goals through
the program. It also ranked No. 10 in the nation for salary increase.


Internationally, Baylor's EMBA program is No. 32 for career progress and No.
37 for international work experience.


Financial Times compiles the rankings using feedback from business schools and
their alumni who graduated three years ago. More details can be found at
http://rankings.ft.com/businessschoolrankings/emba-rankings.


Baylor's Executive MBA Program in Dallas
Encompassing a holistic approach including mind, body and spirit, the Baylor
Executive MBA Program is located at the Cooper Aerobics Center in Dallas. The
21-month program is based on a collaborative learning environment that
enriches the classroom. Students develop a strong sense of ethical
consideration and a global perspective, equipping them to tackle complex
business environments. Baylor's Executive MBA Program health and wellness
facets are unmatched by any other executive MBA program in the Metroplex.
Classes meet every other weekend. Curriculum includes trips to Washington,
D.C. and an international location in Asia. For more information, visit
www.baylor.edu/demba or call 972-458-2327.


Baylor's Executive MBA Program in Austin
The Baylor Executive MBA Program is located at the Freescale campus on W.
Parmer in Austin. The 21-month program is based on a collaborative learning
environment that enriches the classroom. Students develop a strong sense of
ethical consideration and a global perspective, equipping them to tackle
complex business environments. Classes meet Monday and Thursday evenings.
Curriculum includes trips to Washington, D.C. and an international location in
Asia. For more information, visit www.baylor.edu/aemba or call 512-996-4095.


About Baylor Business
Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business holds to a standard of
excellence in which integrity stands shoulder to shoulder with analytic and
strategic strengths to build leaders, not simply careers. In addition to
state-of-the-art skill development in the functional areas of business --
accounting, finance, marketing, information technology, management and others
-- students develop ethics skills that yield credibility and true leadership
potential in today's organizations. Visit www.baylor.edu/business. Follow us
on Twitter at http://twitter.com/Baylor_Business. 


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