Online MBA: Disadvantages

July 6, 2012 in Program Profiles

Recent years have seen a proliferation of online MBA programs.  Even though they have become more common, are they too good to be true? We recently discussed some of the advantages of online MBA programs. Here are some of the disadvantages. Networking is more challenging online. A key component of full-time MBA programs is the opportunity to network: with your fellow classmates, your professors, and campus recruiters.  Although communication between students and professors is possible […]

Online MBA: Advantages

June 22, 2012 in Program Profiles

Recent years have seen a proliferation of online MBA programs. Why would you want to get your MBA online? Here are some of the potential advantages. Take classes whenever you want, wherever you want (with a connection to the internet). The major advantage of an online MBA is convenience.   If you have a very hectic life–raising children or working at a job that necessitates a ton of travel–an online MBA gives you the flexibility to […]

Online MBA: Factors to Consider

June 13, 2012 in Program Profiles, Uncategorized

Have you decided to go for an online MBA? Here are some factors you should consider when evaluating programs. Beware scams. There are literally hundreds of thousands of programs that claim to give you an MBA degree online. If you decide to pursue an online MBA program, make sure that the program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the nation’s oldest business school accreditation institution.  Otherwise, you risk wasting money […]

Online MBA: Should I get my MBA degree online?

June 1, 2012 in Program Profiles

These days, there are so many different potential paths to the MBA.  You can go to a program full-time, you can take classes at night, or you can even get an MBA online.  Whether or not an online MBA degree program is a good choice depends entirely on you and your individual circumstances. The commonly accepted wisdom is that if you are able to afford taking two years off to go to business school full-time, […]


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