Recently I described three reasons that social entrepreneurs, or anyone else interested in social business, should ignore MBA rankings. Standard rankings are designed in a way which inadvertently penalizes universities with any claim to focus in social enterprise. This leaves aspiring MBAs with a problem- if the rankings don’t work, how to decide the best place to study?

Fret no longer. I’ve narrowed down the top five MBA programs for social business specialists based on course offerings and, just as crucially, on the network of professors and students actually working in the field.

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