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GSU Online MBA program named one of nation's best
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           The Georgia Southern University Online MBA was named recently among the best online MBA programs for 2015-2016 by "AffordableColleges Online.org" in its third annual ranking for Best Online MBA programs.
        Ranked in the top 30, Georgia Southern's online MBA ranking comes right behind the recent top five ranking by "TheBestSchools.org" for the university's online Master of Science in Applied Economics.
        AffordableCollegesOnline.org is a leading resource for online learning and college affordability information. Ranked schools and programs must meet the following criteria:
• must be a public or private, not-for-profit institution
• offer at least one fully online bachelor's degree program
• must offer academic and counseling services
• job placement for graduates
        "The stigma surrounding online programs is fading in the job market, and more employers are hiring candidates with online MBA degrees," said Dan Schuessler, CEO and founder of AffordableCollegesOnline.org, "which means these institutions are preparing the next generation to be an integral part of our workforce."
        AffordableCollegesOnline.org distinguishes its ranking scale using Peer-Based Value (PBV), which compares the cost of each program to the cost of similar programs with the same qualitative score.
        To view the ranking in its entirety, visit affordablecollegesonline.org.
        The Georgia Southern Online MBA, offered through the College of Business, allows working professionals to advance their careers with little interruption to their professional and personal lives. The Online MBA, offered since 2001, provides an asynchronous, team-based program that boasts national recognition for high student satisfaction and graduation rates.
        The 30-credit hour program is completed in five consecutive semesters, approximately 21 months.