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The W. P. Carey School of Business secured a Top 25 spot by U.S. News & World Report for its Professional Flex MBA in the Part-time MBA category, up eight points from last year, reflecting recent changes to the program that add extra flexibility for busy working professionals. The W. P. Carey Full-time MBA ranks No. 29 nationwide.

One navigates corporate responsibility in the office; the other champions sustainability in retirement. Both W. P. Carey alums share their business experiences.

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Going back for a master's degree is a big decision. It may not be on the level of marriage, kids, or finding the right house, but particularly with a degree like the MBA, it's not something to be taken lightly. Here are some ways you can narrow your search for the best program.