University of Missouri-St. Louis Profile

The University of Missouri - St. Louis (UMSL) is a public metropolitan research university and part of the University of Missouri System.

The University of Missouri-St. Louis is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. The College of Business Administration carries the prestigious accreditation of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. It is the only college in St. Louis to carry separate AACSB accreditations for its business and accounting programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Ranking Profile:

- University of Missouri - St. Louis is listed among Tier 2 National Universities (US News 2011).

- Ranked 239th in the Washington Monthly's 2010 national universities rankings.

- The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice is ranked 4th among Criminology and Criminal Justice Doctoral Programs in the nation (USNWR 2010).

- The Princeton Review ranked the UM-St Louis Logistics & Operations Management program in the top 15 of all US universities. The ranking appears in the April 2009 issue of Entrepreneur Magazine.

- A survey published in the Journal of Finance ranked the finance program of UM-St. Louis in the top 12% nationally. The study evaluated the programs at 661 universities for research impact and influence on the field.

- The International Business Program is rated 8th in U.S. News 2006 list of best undergraduate international business programs in the country.

- The Department of Communication has been ranked 5th nationally by the Journal of Communication for faculty productivity.

- The Philosophical Gourmet, the leading guide to graduate study in philosophy, ranks the University’s master’s degree in philosophy among the top 8 in the country.

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MD/MBA Programs in Canada

Below are the top Canadian universities that offer MD/MBA (Doctor of Medicine/Master of Business Administration) degree programs:

University of Alberta - The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Alberta School of Business offer a program of combined study which allows qualified candidates to earn both the MD and MBA degrees within five years. Graduates of the program will have the ability to pursue careers in a wide range of healthcare areas, from the small clinics to large tertiary healthcare facilities.

McGill University - McGill offers a five-year M.D./M.B.A. program in which the first year is spent in the Desautels Faculty of Management completing the M.B.A. core as well as building a solid background in health care management. Then, the students will begin their medical studies. Upon completion of the program, students will receive an M.B.A. from the Desautels Faculty of Management and an M.D.,C.M. degree from the Faculty of Medicine.

University of Calgary - The MBA/Doctor of Medicine program, offered by the University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine and the Haskayne School of Business, requires candidates to hold an undergraduate degree and be admitted to both the MD and MBA programs. This is a top rated program. According to the QS World University Rankings 2012, Calgary was ranked 151st in the world for Life Sciences & Medicine. In addition, The Economist ranked Haskayne's MBA program 3rd in Canada, 43rd in North America, and 82nd worldwide in 2010.