Posted on: March 28, 2022; Updated on: March 28, 2022
By Megan Sexton, firstname.lastname@example.org, 803-777-1421
The University of South Carolina’s international business program maintains its position as the best in the nation, while Columbia’s School of Medicine remains the best school for graduates practicing in underserved areas, according to the latest US News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings.
In a US News ranking released Tuesday (March 29), the Darla Moore School of Business International MBA program maintains its No. 1 for the ninth year in a row, meanwhile it has been ranked in the top three by US News for 33 consecutive times. many years.
“Our world-class faculty and comprehensive programs prepare IMBA candidates for top positions globally — and contribute greatly to this ranking,” said Darla Moore School of Business Dean Peter Brews. “Our student preparation and skills speak for themselves with top job placement rates for our recent graduates. Our IMBA graduates continue to work and lead Forbes 500 companies and work in many countries.”
Also in business schools, professional MBA programs are ranked as 27th the best in the nation and the best program in South Carolina, demonstrating the university’s commitment to educating working professionals as they advance their careers. Moore School’s MBA program has risen eight places nationally to No. 47.
“Students of the professional MBA program not only learn from our distinguished faculty, but they also benefit from each of their peers who come from various industries and share their own experiences,” said Brews. “Most graduates of Moore School’s Professional MBA program see an immediate return on investment and can actually take what they learn in their course and apply it right away to their company when they complete the program.”
Columbia University of South Carolina School of Medicine also continues to reign as the top medical program in the nation for graduates practicing in areas where there is a shortage of health care professionals, fulfilling the university’s mission to improve health care in underserved areas.
“We are pleased that UofSC SOM Columbia has once again been recognized for our graduates who are leading the nation in the care provided to underserved areas,” said Les Hall, dean of SOM Columbia. “Our alumni clearly embody the commitment to service that has characterized the UofSC Columbia School of Medicine since its founding nearly half a century ago.”
In the rankings of graduate and other professional schools, law school rises in several categories, tThe School of Nursing master’s program was ranked this year as No. 33 in the country, while public health rose 10 places to No. 31.
“Our university continues to maintain its excellence across its graduate offerings through the impactful work of our faculty, staff and students,” said Stephen Cutler, the university’s interim chancellor. “By offering the nation the nation’s best international MBA and by having the most graduates practicing in a medically underserved field, we continue to demonstrate our commitment to providing a world-class education that improves our state, nation and world.”
University-ranked graduate and professional programs cover a wide range of subject areas in science, humanities, technology, engineering, health sciences, law, and business. These programs help train graduate students destined to become future leaders in their fields, providing the skilled workforce needed to propel the country’s economy. The University of South Carolina has more programs ranked nationally by US News than any other university in the state.
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Topics: Students, Academics, Graduate Studies, Recognition, Careers, Darla Moore School of Business, Graduate School, Law School, Medicine (Columbia), College of Nursing, Arnold School of Public Health