By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

U.S. News Online Program BadgePULLMAN, Wash. – U.S. News & World Report ranked online MBA and executive MBA programs from Washington State University’s Carson College of Business as No. 12 out of a field of 267 online MBA programs in the nation.

“Our online business programs offer students an affordable, high quality, relevant education that attracts students from throughout the Pacific Northwest and worldwide,” said Chip Hunter, dean of Carson College. “We strive to produce scholars and graduates who regularly become business, industry and organizational leaders.”

U.S. News Best Veterans ProgramU.S. News & World Report also ranked the Carson College No. 8 for the best online MBA programs for veterans. WSU has consistently ranked as a military friendly school and has a time-honored tradition of commitment to active-duty military personnel and veterans.

“We are especially excited about being recognized for being military-friendly, and the support of our alumni has been key in building that reputation,” said Hunter.

U.S. News & World Report’s rankings for Online Graduate MBA Programs were determined by student engagement, admissions selectivity, peer reputation, faculty credentials and training, and student services and technology.

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  • Cheryl Oliver, assistant dean for online and graduate programs, WSU Carson College of Business, 509-335-2363,
  • Sue McMurray, assistant director of communications, WSU Carson College of Business, 509-335-7578,