CEO EMBA Rankings
CEO EMBA Rankings

The joint University of Kentucky-University of Louisville Executive MBA has received its first ranking, and it’s in the top tier.

CEO Magazine has named it a Tier One Global EMBA program for 2016.

“This ranking is a wonderful recognition of the unique partnership forged between Kentucky’s two top research universities to serve the Commonwealth in our region,” said T. Vernon Foster, executive director, MBA Programs and Career Management at the University of Louisville College of Business.

The program’s first class graduated in December 2015.

The Executive MBA program is aimed at rising executives from regional organizations. Faculty from UofL’s College of Business and UK’s Gatton College of Business and Economics teach sessions that are split between the UK campus in Lexington and the UofL Campus in Louisville.

“It’s extremely gratifying to be ranked as an outstanding program that prepares seasoned professionals to advance in their careers and achieve their goals,” said Joe Labianca, co-director of the EMBA program at UK’s Gatton College of Business.

The full rankings can be found online.

Janet Cappiello covers student success for the Office of Communications and Marketing. She has more than 30 years’ experience in journalism, including working for The Associated Press and magazines such as Vegetarian Times and Sustainability: The Journal of Record. She has been at UofL since 2014.