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EMBA Program Ranked in Top 40 by Bloomberg/Businessweek

Contact: Patrick Verel
(212) 636-7790
verel@fordham.edu


Hot on the heels of plaudits from the Financial Times, the Graduate School of Business Administration was honored by Bloomberg/Businessweek magazine, which ranked the school’s Executive MBA (EMBA) program 39th globally.

The ranking puts the program in the company of those at the Naveen Jindal School of Management at the University of Texas and the Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California.

It also marks Fordham’s first appearance in the numerical portion of Bloomberg/Businessweek’s list. In 2009, the last year the survey was conducted, the magazine ranked the top 25 programs in the world, and Fordham was listed in the second, unranked tier.

This year’s numerical list was expanded to the top 40. Fordham was lauded in the categories of international business, marketing and sustainability.

Francis Petit, Ed.D., associate dean for Executive MBA programs at Fordham, the news adds to the continued momentum of the Executive MBA program.

“Our goal has always been to not only recruit dynamic and professionally diverse  students who can all individually add value, but to also create a distinctive and collaborative EMBA community within the Jesuit tradition,” he said.

“Special recognition should be given to our colleague Mary Kate Donato, the GBA program associate and an EMBA alumna, who champions our EMBA rankings strategy.”

Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 15,100 students in its four undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre at Heythrop College in the United Kingdom.
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