University's M.B.A. Healthcare Management Program Ranks No. 1

Aug. 1, 2018

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University’s M.B.A. Healthcare Management Program Ranks No. 1


CANYON, Texas—The Best Master’s Degrees has recognized the online Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) healthcare management program in the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business at West Texas A&M University as the No. 1 program in the 'top 30 best MBA in healthcare management online degree programs of 2018.’ While the M.B.A. healthcare management program has previously earned national accolades, this is the program’s first No. 1 ranking.

The Best Master’s Degrees rankings are based on several profile factors including accreditation, affordability, other recognition and rankings and online program availability.

"Our programs in the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business are built on quality, affordability and convenience," Lisa Mitchell, senior coordinator of graduate business programs, said. We are proud to be recognized by The Best Master’s Degrees as the top healthcare management M.B.A. of those profiled for 2018. Our outstanding faculty and support staff really help these working professionals achieve the best education possible, and this is reflected in our rankings.

The institutions recognized in the most recent rankings are as follows:

• No. 1—West Texas A&M University;
• No. 2—Lamar University;
• No. 3—Liberty University;
• No. 4—University of South Dakota;
• No. 5—Ball State University;
• No. 6—Ohio University;
• No. 7—Florida International University;
• No. 8—The University of Scranton;
• No. 9—University of Arizona;
• No. 10—Regis University;
• No. 11—University of Texas, Dallas;
• No. 12—Regent University;
• No. 13—Colorado Technical University;
• No. 14—Marist College;
• No. 15—Davenport University;
• No. 16—University of Cincinnati;
• No. 17—Capella University;
• No. 18—University of Massachusetts Amherst;
• No. 19—Maryville University;
• No. 20—Portland State University;
• No. 21—Saint Joseph’s University;
• No. 22—Florida Southern College;
• No. 23—Southern New Hampshire University;
• No. 24—Quinnipiac University;
• No. 25—American Intercontinental University;
• No. 26—Simmons College;
• No. 27—Widener University;
• No. 28—Northeastern University;
• No. 29—Hofstra University; and
• No. 30—George Washington University.

"The recognition by The Best Master’s Degrees is a wonderful external validation of the quality and innovative curriculum associated with the M.B.A.. programs at West Texas A&M University," Dr. Robert Allen King, director of graduate business programs, said.

To learn more about graduate business programs in the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business and/or receive your personalized plan of study, contact the Office of Graduate Business Programs at 806-651-2500 or

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