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Associate Dean's Welcome

A message from the Associate Dean

Welcome to the Lehigh MBA website. By the very fact that you are reading this letter, we know that you have taken the next step in expanding your business education. We congratulate you!

As you read the information contained in this website, we hope you will get a feel for the Lehigh MBA. We have been recognized by BusinessWeek as the no. 2 Part-time MBA program in the Mid-Atlantic and the no. 12 Part-time MBA program in the nation. But the Lehigh MBA's reputation goes beyond the rankings: our university was established in 1865, our program is accredited by the AACSB (the most prestigious accreditation in the world), our MBA program has been training business and industry leaders for over 50 years, our College of Business and Economics celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2010, and our alumni are among the most successful and loyal you will find anywhere. In addition to all of that, our campus one of the most beautiful in the country. The location is ideal as well: the Lehigh Valley is conveniently located to Philadelphia (less than one hour), New York City (just over one hour), and great skiing (within 45 minutes).

Let me ask you a few questions. Are you looking to increase your compensation with your present company or move up in your present organization? Are you looking to grow the business you own or are launching, become a better person or teammate, improve the company you work for, or just looking for a change? If you have answered yes to any of these questions, the Lehigh MBA is for you.

Our faculty is both global in origin and renowned internationally. We focus on global business education with the key elements for leaders of the future including sustainability, business ethics, multicultural awareness, and just the right mix of business basics and concepts.

We offer full-time and part-time MBA programs to fit the flexibility of your lifestyle and career strategy. Most importantly, the Lehigh MBA represents students and alumni from all geographic regions, career backgrounds, age groups, and life experiences.

Outside the classroom, the Lehigh MBA also offers students numerous opportunities, from global study opportunities to vibrant student groups, networking opportunities and executive speaker sessions that are open to MBA students alone.

I hope you enjoy your journey through the Lehigh MBA website. Our team stands at the ready to assist with any questions you might have. You are truly ready to ADVANCE YOURSELF – AND YOUR WORLD!

All the best!

Andrew J. Ward
Associate Dean--Graduate Programs
College of Business & Economics

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