Baylor's Executive MBA In Dallas Climbs In Financial Times Rankings

Oct. 15, 2002

by Cynthia J. Jackson

Baylor University's Executive MBA program in Dallas rose again this year in the prestigious Financial Times rankings of the world's best EMBA programs.

Baylor's EMBA program was rated 25th when measured against all other EMBA programs in the world. It achieved a ranking of 14th overall in the United States and the top spot in the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area.

In addition, the program ranked second in the world in the "Aims Achieved Index" and third in the world in the "Career Progress Index." It came in eighth in the world for international course experience and second in the world for number of female students.

"Achieving these fantastic rankings simply provides us with outside confirmation of what we already knew," said Dr. Terry Maness, dean of Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business. "The Baylor EMBA program in Dallas is a top tier, exceptional educational experience."

The Financial Times Top 50 ranking of EMBA programs is based on the responses to two questionnaires: one for the business schools and the second for alumni who have been in the workplace for three years since graduation.

The Baylor EMBA program in Dallas incorporates innovative ideas, theoretical advances and real-world experiences in a balanced and state-of-the-art approach to executive education.

"This dynamic environment cultivates the necessary managerial dexterity to meet today's business challenges," says Gerald Caldwell, director of the program. "We are proud to see our work here recognized worldwide."

Designed to meet the needs of managers, executives and other experienced individuals who choose to pursue an advanced degree while maintaining full-time career responsibilities, Baylor's EMBA program in Dallas provides a holistic approach to executive education. Classes are held at the renowned Cooper Aerobics Center.

For more information about the Baylor EMBA program in Dallas, contact Gerald Caldwell at (972) 458-2327 or Gerald_Caldwell@baylor.edu.

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