||WASHINGTON (June 16, 2011) – Today, Howard University announced the launch of its first online degree program – the online Executive MBA program. This groundbreaking program will prepare experienced and emerging business leaders to lead the world’s most dynamic companies as they navigate the increasingly complex challenges of today’s competitive global marketplace. Starting in January 2012, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of business, and learn to strategically think and act from the perspective of senior leadership.
Steeped in the legacy of the Howard School of Business, this transformational program is tailored for the elite business professional who is ready to lead and seeks a competitive edge in global business. Consisting of 42 credit hours, the online Executive MBA program is designed to be completed in about 18 months.
| The online format is designed to deliver a robust management education that is accessible to professionals who desire to work full-time while completing their degree.
The prestigious Howard School of Business is accredited by AACSB International and has been ranked among the top U.S. Business Schools by Bloomberg BusinessWeek. The Princeton Review has consistently ranked Howard’s MBA program as the top business program (#1) for the “Greatest Opportunity for Minority Students.” As a result, business professionals will receive instruction from the world-class Howard School of Business faculty, and join a distinguished, global network of the top emerging executives from around the world.
Applications will be accepted starting June 2011, with the inaugural online class starting in January 2012. For more information about this online MBA program, visit us at http://executivemba.howard.edu.
About Howard University
Howard University, founded in 1867, is a private, research university that is comprised of 12 schools and colleges. Founded in 1867, students pursue studies in more than 120 areas leading to undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. Since 1998, the University has produced two Rhodes Scholars, two Truman Scholars, a Marshall Scholar, 21 Fulbright Scholars and 11 Pickering Fellows. Howard also produces more on campus African-American Ph.D. recipients than any other university in the United States. For more information on Howard University, call 202-238-2330, or visit the University’s Web site at www.howard.edu