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The University of Texas at Tyler Online MBA Among Best in State

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April 6, 2017

Media Contact:  Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler
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The University of Texas at Tyler online master of business administration program has been recognized as among the best in Texas, President Michael Tidwell announced.

College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, developed its 2017 rankings for the "10 Best Online MBA Programs in Texas" using a few key factors, including annual tuition, financial aid and post-degree career success. This information was researched using a variety of publicly available resources, including PayScale.com, individual school websites and the National Center for Education Statistics.

"We are pleased to receive this acknowledgement of the quality of our program," said Dr. James Lumpkin, The University of Texas at Tyler College of Business and Technology dean. "This ranking is a reflection of the work the faculty and staff are doing to build distinction for the College of Business and Technology."

The College of Business and Technology not only provides students with an invaluable education, but it also provides valuable experience through its research centers, labs, student organizations and external internships.

The college currently serves more than 2,600 students. It is comprised of five departments and the School of Technology. To support its academic programs, the college also has two labs and six outreach centers.

For more information about The University of Texas at Tyler College of Business and Technology, visit uttyler.edu/cbt/.

College Choice is dedicated to helping students and their families find the right college. The site publishes rankings and reviews that make finding the best colleges for different interests easier and more fun, as well as resources to help students get into, pay for and thrive at the college of their choice.

"Online MBA programs are not an anomaly. The New York Times says that some of the nations' best universities have embraced online learning," Christian Amondson, managing editor of College Choice, said of the ranking. "Our ranking is designed to help students interested in the great variety of Texas MBA programs offered online."

For more information, visit collegechoice.net.

One of the 14 campuses of the UT System, The University of Texas at Tyler features excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at The University of Texas at Tyler, which has an enrollment of almost 10,000 high-ability students. The University of Texas at Tyler offers courses at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine as well as a location in Houston.


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