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Bentley College Programs in Entrepreneurship, and Management Information SystemsRanked in Top 25 by US News & World Report

April 2, 2000

 

WALTHAM, MA- U.S. News & World Report has named two Bentley College programs among the best in the country in its Best Graduate Schools 2001 edition, it was announced on March 31. Bentley's graduate program in Entrepreneurship is ranked #20 nationwide, and the graduate program in Management Information Systems is #25 among America?s top colleges and universities.

The annual ranking of graduate schools will appear on newsstands April 3.

Bentley College's strength in e-business is also cited in the issue's feature, "E-Commerce is forcing schools to 'rethink the gut' of the MBA." In it, the magazine looks at how the nation's top Business Schools are incorporating information technology and e-commerce strategies into their curriculum. The article takes its headline from a quote by Joseph G. Morone, president of Bentley College. It cites Bentley's Information Age MBA program, which was launched this year and sets a new standard by integrating E-business throughout the "guts" of its curriculum.

Bentley's Information Age MBA was also recently ranked by Computerworld magazine among the nation's Top 25 Techno-MBA Programs.

U. S. News rankings are based on a survey of deans and program directors at hundreds of graduate schools across the country. Criteria include student selectivity, job placement success, faculty resources and institutional reputation.

Bentley College is located in Waltham, Massachusetts. More information about the college and its McCallum Graduate School of Business are available at: www.bentley.edu.

BENTLEY UNIVERSITY is one of the nation’s leading business schools, dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader – one with the deep technical skills, broad global perspective, and high ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. Our rich, diverse arts and sciences program, combined with an advanced business curriculum, prepares informed professionals who make an impact in their chosen fields. Located on a classic New England campus minutes from Boston, Bentley is a dynamic community of leaders, scholars and creative thinkers. The Graduate School emphasizes the impact of technology on business practice, in offerings that include MBA and Master of Science programs, PhD programs in accountancy and in business, and customized executive education programs. The university enrolls approximately 4,100 full-time undergraduate, 140 adult part-time undergraduate, 1,430 graduate, and 43 doctoral students. Bentley is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business; and the European Quality Improvement System, which benchmarks quality in management and business education. For more information, please visit www.bentley.edu

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