North Greenville University is once again highly ranked by US News & World Report. This time for its online MBA program at its T. Walter Brashier Graduate School.

In rankings released this week, NGUís online MBA program rated 74th out of the 197 programs ranked in the nation. NGU was the highest ranked in South Carolina.

ďI am proud of the consistently high quality work done by our faculty to make the online MBA program the highest ranked program in SC and among the highest ranked nationally,Ē said Dr. J. Samuel Isgett, Vice President for Graduate Studies.

 An online masterís degree in business can equip students with leadership skills and industry connections that are vital to advancing careers. By earning a business degree online, working students donít have to put their jobs on hold. Besides an MBA, other online business degrees include masterís programs in accounting, marketing, and entrepreneurship. U.S. News evaluated several factors to rank the best online business degree programs, including reputation, faculty credentials, and graduation rates.

ďThe MBA program at NGU is very business centered.  It is one of the best and most affordable investments one can make in themselves and their future,Ē said Dr. Ed Sherbert, Dean of the Brashier School of Business.

ďNGUís program focuses on providing students with the skills to collaborate, innovate, inspire, and communicate which are essential to transforming a business into a sustainable enterprise.  Our faculty gives students real-world perspectives through their education and experience as industry professionals.  We have concentrations in human resources, finance and will be adding a marketing concentration in the future,Ē said Sherbert.

In addition to the MBA program, NGUís Graduate School offers three other advanced degrees in education, Christian ministry, and doctor of ministry. A master of music education is projected to launch in the fall 2013 in association with the Cline School of Music.

For information about NGUís graduate programs visit or contact Tawana Scott, Dean of Graduate Enrollment at 864.977.1598.