UA's graduate program in management information systems (MIS) is ranked No. 1 among public programs, according to U.S. News & World Report.
TUCSON, Arizona – March 10, 2015 – The University of Arizona’s graduate program in management information systems (MIS), housed in the Eller College of Management, is ranked No. 1 among public programs, according to U.S. News & World Report. The magazine released its 2016 Best Graduate Schools edition today.
The MIS program is ranked No. 3 overall, behind MIT and Carnegie Mellon, and moved up two slots from its 2015 ranking.
“Moving up at the very top of the rankings is quite an accomplishment, and it is great recognition of the outstanding job we do in and out of the classroom,” said Paulo Goes, Salter Professor and the department head of MIS. “We have the best faculty teaching our students leading-edge concepts of big-data analytics, cybersecurity, and IT development in an environment full of real-world experiences enabled by our industry partners. We are proud of our graduates, who continue to be in high demand for employment at top companies.”
The McGuire Entrepreneurship Program maintained its slot at No. 11 overall and No. 5 among public programs for the second year running.
The Full-Time Eller MBA ranked No. 56 overall and No. 30 among public programs. The Evening MBA program came in at No. 33 overall and No. 23 among public programs. In a separate ranking of online MBA programs issued earlier this year by U.S. News, the Eller Online MBA ranked No. 29 overall.
The doctoral program in economics at the Eller College is ranked No. 36 overall and No. 17 among public university programs.
The U.S. News graduate rankings takes into consideration a variety of factors including peer and recruiter reputation, average GMAT, average starting salary, percentage of employed students upon graduation, and more. Complete methodology details are available online at www.usnews.com/gradmeth.