Online MBA Earns National Honors, Named a 2016 Top 10 Catholic Program


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Walsh University’s online Master of Business Administration (MBA) program has been nationally recognized by three ranking sites for its affordability and academic reputation.

For the second consecutive year, Walsh was named a Top 10 Program from a Catholic university for 2016. Offered through The DeVille School of Business, Walsh’s online MBA is ranked No. 9 in the country by the website Online MBA Report. Walsh was also recognized nationally as a 2017 Best Online Program by U.S. News & World Report. Walsh was ranked No. 131 on U.S. News' overall roster of the nation's best online MBA programs and is the highest ranked local university in the five county region of Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit, and Wayne. In addition, Walsh has been ranked at No. 21 in the Top 50 Best Value Accelerated Online MBA Programs for 2017 by Values Colleges.

"The Walsh MBA program offers students the opportunity to earn their degrees from an accredited university who understands the needs of the working adult," said DeVille School of Business Dean Dr. Carole Mount. "These recognitions validate all of the hard work that has gone into the development and implementation of our online program by the dedicated members of Walsh’s faculty, staff and administration."

Online MBA Report analyzed 300 programs throughout the country in order to create their rankings. The website compiled information from school surveys, information from the university websites and information from other reputable sources. Online MBA Report evaluated each program based upon academic reputation, value as it relates to tuition and enrollment numbers.

"It’s a wonderful accomplishment to be the only university recognized in our region by U.S. News - given the very competitive online environment.  These awards and recognitions underscore on a national basis the academic excellence of a Walsh MBA degree," said Dr. Michael Petrochuk, Director of Walsh’s MBA Program. "Our curriculum provides a superb academic foundation that is flexible enough to respond to today’s ever-changing business environment, while continuing to provide students with a top-notch education that is relevant and affordable."

U.S. News and World Report evaluated online MBA programs from schools across the country on five general categories: student engagement, admissions selectivity, peer reputation, faculty credentials and training, and student services and technology. 

Value Colleges provides working adults and other non-traditional students with the information they need to make good financial and professional decisions about which colleges and universities provide what they claim. Rankings are based on measured value in educational quality, costs, and employment opportunity.

Walsh joins other prominent universities like Boston College, Wake Forest University, and Duke University in the Value Colleges rankings.

Whether online, on campus or through a combination of both, students can earn an MBA through Walsh University’s DeVille School of Business in as little as 12-months. Walsh’s accredited program offers specialties in Healthcare Management, Management, Entrepreneurship and Marketing. MBA courses are relevant, classes are small and schedules are geared towards busy working adults. To learn more about Walsh’s online MBA program, visit