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MBA Rankings, Awards and Recognition

MBA Rankings, Awards and Recognition

The Online MBA, offered by the USC Marshall School of Business, holds the No. 3 ranking for 2021 Top Online MBA Programs from Poets&Quants. The OMBA also holds a top-5 ranking in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Online MBA Programs and reached the top-5 in both the World University Rankings of global online MBA programs from QS and the list of Top Online MBA programs from The Princeton Review.

The OMBA, introduced in 2015, has also earned these honors:

Telly Awards

  • 2018 “Approaches to Strategy” Series Silver (People’s Choice, Education Category)
  • 2018 “Approaches to Strategy: The Cold War” Module Silver (People’s Choice, Education Category)
  • 2016 Online Video Bronze (Education)
  • 2016 People’s Telly Bronze (Online Video-Education)

Online Learning Consortium (OLC)

  • 2015 Best-in-Track (Institutional Strategies & Innovations information session)

Marshall School of Business

Marshall’s other top school and MBA rankings from U.S. News & World Report are:

  • Best Business Schools — #20

Programs and Specialties:

  • Part-Time MBA — #11
  • Accounting — #7
  • Entrepreneurship — #8
  • International — #10

Another notable MBA ranking for Marshall comes from:

Bloomberg Business Week

  • Best Full-Time MBA — #30

USC Marshall Faculty Honors and Recognition

The USC Marshall faculty is comprised of more than 200 business professionals and educators. They include leaders in their field and researchers who have conducted influential projects and published award-winning research in top business journals. Marshall faculty members also are recipients of prizes for their teaching excellence; authors of many of the textbooks our students read; and thought leaders in multiple arenas including business, government and the media.

Additional Marshall Distinctions

  • First U.S. school to require international experiential learning to earn an MBA degree (1998)
  • First integrated program for entrepreneurship in the country (1971)
  • First undergraduate business program to offer immersive overseas learning opportunities to every student
  • First AACSB accredited school in Southern California (1920)

Connect With USC Marshall School of Business:

Phone:(213) 821-6800

Recognized and Acclaimed

The Online MBA holds a top-5 ranking from U.S. News & World Report, earned a Top-3 ranking from Poets & Quants for best online MBA program and reached top-5 in both the World University Rankings of global online MBA programs from QS and the list of Top Online MBA programs from The Princeton Review. The program's curriculum designers have been honored by the Online Learning Consortium and its video content has earned two Telly Awards. USC Marshall is accredited by AACSB, a longstanding quality benchmark for business schools.