Helpful for: MBA Applicants
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- In 2017, 47% of online MBA programs experienced a growth in applications.
- There is higher interest from women than men for online MBAs.
- Stereotype attitudes about the value of the virtual experience still exist. Candidates often question the chosen faculty and financial assistance options and compare them to those of the traditional MBA format.
- Top online MBA programs, such as Southern California’s Marshall Online MBA, focus on creating strong faculty teams made up of experts in different fields.
- Online MBA programs rely heavily on the experiential learning approach.
- Most online MBA programs will provide financial assistance as well as scholarships to outstanding candidates. In addition, a 2017 report from GMAC showed that 38% of online MBA applicants expected employer support. Stacy explains:
As a prospective student who plans to apply for an online MBA at an AACSB International-accredited school, you’ll find that the financial aid process is much the same as for traditional programs. Your first stop for information and assistance should be the online MBA program's finance department.
- If you are seeking a flexible study format which will accommodate your busy schedule, and you would also like to reap the benefits of a high-quality MBA experience, exploring different online MBA programs is a smart decision to make.
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Source: US News