WSU online MBA programs recognized by CEO Magazine

A mortarboard featuring a crimson and gray globe at a WSU commencement ceremony.
The executive MBA moved up in the rankings from No. 26 in 2023.

CEO Magazine has ranked Washington State University Carson College of Business online MBA and executive MBA programs as No. 38 out of 78 and No. 22 out of 57 in its 2024 rankings of global recognition. The executive MBA moved up in the rankings from No. 26 in 2023.

“The Carson College has a legacy of expertise in online curriculum delivery spanning more than 30 years,” said Debbie Compeau, Carson interim dean. “Our online MBA programs continue to be highly ranked for their ability to meet the professional needs of students and employers worldwide who seek a flexible, affordable master’s degree.”

CEO Magazine has been showcasing top business schools from around the globe since it first launched in 2008. In 2012, the publication launched its annual Global MBA Rankings, profiling MBA, executive MBA, and online MBA programs. 

22nd in Global EMBA Rankings 2024 from CEO Magazine.

“We have participated in the CEO Magazine ranking over a number of years and are proud to remain recognized among the top schools in the world delivering MBA programs online,” said Cheryl Oliver, Carson associate dean for professional programs. “The Carson College of Business at Washington State University has offered a high quality, rigorous executive MBA for more than 15 years. The preparedness of our EMBA graduates to lead globally is but one hallmark of our success.”

This year, CEO Magazine ranked 284 different programs from 139 schools across the globe including programs from North America, Europe, Australia, Asia, South America, and Africa. Rankings were based on several criteria including quality of faculty, international diversity, class size, and accreditation, to name a few.

38th in Global Online MBA Rankings 2024 from CEO Magazine.

“Seeing our MBA programs maintaining their positions in an increasingly competitive landscape is a great affirmation,” said Matt Beer, Carson director of master’s programs. “It’s a clear signal that we’re meeting the needs of working professionals who are looking for a rigorous, fully online program that connects them to a vibrant community.”

Visit the Carson College of Business online business programs website for more information.

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