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Press Release (October 29, 2018)

VIUs Online MBA in Finance among Top 50 Best Programs for 2019!

OnlineMasters.com recognizes VIU’s MBA in Finance among Top 50 Best Online Masters’ Programs in Finance for 2019!

Virginia International University’s (VIU) School of Business was honored by OnlineMasters.com per their Top 50 list ranking of the Best Online Masters’ Degree Programs in Finance. VIU’s MBA with a concentration in International Finance was ranked as #24 out of 50 online programs based on curriculum, program flexibility, affordability, and graduate outcomes.

OnlineMasters.com is considered a trusted source for unbiased college rankings and higher education planning.  As a research organization, OnlineMasters.com analyzed graduate schools from across the United States and chose only 50 making it to their 2019 list.  Each program, that made the list had their current students and alumni surveyed and personally interviewed.  The organization gained insight from human resource professionals.  OnlineMasters.com employed methodology that used recent data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and statistical data from the National Center of Education Statistics.  Only programs from accredited, non-profit institutions were eligible for consideration.  The complete ranking can be viewed at:  https://www.onlinemasters.com/best-degree-programs/finance/

“The latest study from the Graduate Management Admission Council showed that a majority of Fortune Global 100, 500, and publicly traded companies have plans to hire graduates by the end of 2018, with the strongest demands among companies in the finance/accounting, manufacturing, and energy/utilities industries.”  Unlike other business degrees, the Master’s program in Finance offers specialized training in the management of money that impacts the financial well-being of a company.  Degree holders become voices of authority that offer solutions to evolving and complex financial problems.  Barbara Montgomery, Program Recognition Manager, for OnlineMasters.com stated, “Our research shows there is a growing demand for Finance graduates to support our robust economy.”

Dr. Kymm Watson, Dean of the School of Business, believes “VIU’s Online MBA with an International Finance concentration produces academic achievements that provide graduates with the knowledge and experience required in the global economy. Our faculty provide in-depth knowledge, various tools of the trade, and act as knowledgeable practitioners that support today’s thriving business community in the USA and abroad.”  VIU’s online programs utilize the CANVAS Learning Management System and employ Learning Glass Technology.  Online students have access to Student Services and Career Placement Assistance.  Scholarships, Federal Financial Aid, and Veteran’s Benefits are available for those who qualify.

 

About Virginia International University:
Virginia International University is a private, non-profit university with a mission to educate students from all over the world through a highly qualified, equally diverse faculty and staff. VIU strives to provide academic programs at the graduate, undergraduate, and certificate levels that engender the intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and creativity urgently needed in the global community and with the commitment to providing students with the knowledge to achieve excellence in research, scholarship, and creative endeavors. For more information about VIU, visit: www.viu.edu