MBA@Syracuse Named a Top 20 Online MBA Program by Poets & Quants

MBA@Syracuse, the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University’s online MBA program, recently was ranked #17 by Poets & Quants in its publication of 2019 Best Online Business Programs, released Oct. 9.

For Poets & Quants online MBA rankings, statistical information on admissions, the MBA experience, and career outcomes were weighted equally in the rankings methodology. Data on new entrants was provided for the 2017-2018 academic year.

MBA@Syracuse is the Whitman School’s premier distance-learning, part-time program for professionals and executives. Delivered in partnership with 2U, Inc., the online program includes live, weekly, face-to-face sessions taught by Whitman professors in small seminar-style classes. The immersive asynchronous course content features highly produced videos, assessments, learning modules and other interactive media. Additionally, faculty and students have access to the MBA@Syracuse online learning platform and coursework on mobile apps.

MBA@Syracuse’s hybrid model allows students to develop collaborative relationships with faculty and peers while providing the flexibility to complete their MBA as they continue their career progression. The program offers electives in accounting, finance, marketing management, supply chain management, business analytics, and entrepreneurship. MBA@Syracuse requires the completion of 54 credits, or roughly 18 courses in 11 week-long semesters, along with three in-person residencies in cities that are major centers of business domestically and internationally, as well as on the Syracuse University campus.

Admission for MBA@Syracuse is selective; applicants need a bachelor’s degree and at least one year of full-time professional experience. The GMAT is not required for applicants with more than five years of experience. Upcoming deadlines for admissions are Nov. 16, and Feb. 14, 2019.

For more information, contact Whitman’s Master’s Programs office at 315-443-4327 or 1-844-SYR-4622, or visit

Amy McHale

Amy McHale

As assistant dean for master's programs, Amy McHale is responsible for working with the Whitman School's senior management team to develop and execute a strategy for the masters programs. She joined the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University as the director of experiential learning in April 2008. She has led the Whitman School’s efforts to provide academically rigorous experiential learning opportunities for MBA students, including developing internship and co-op experiences and other practical outside-the-classroom applications. Previously she spent twenty-six years at Eastman Kodak Company. McHale holds a bachelors degree in chemistry from St. Lawrence University and an MBA from the Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester.
Amy McHale