Yale University

Yale University is a private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701, Yale is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States and one of the nine colonial colleges chartered before the American Revolution. It is one of the most prestigious and highly-ranked universities in the world.

  • As of October 2020, 65 Nobel laureates, five Fields Medalists, four Abel Prize laureates, and three Turing Award winners have been affiliated with Yale University. In addition, Yale has graduated many notable alumni, including five U.S. presidents, 10 Founding Fathers, 19 U.S. Supreme Court Justices, 31 living billionaires, 54 College founders and presidents, many heads of state, cabinet members and governors. Hundreds of members of Congress and many U.S. diplomats, 78 MacArthur Fellows, 263 Rhodes Scholars, 123 Marshall Scholars, 102 Guggenheim Fellows and nine Mitchell Scholars have been affiliated with the university. Yale is a member of the Big Three, along with Harvard and Princeton. Yale’s current faculty include 67 members of the National Academy of Sciences, 55 members of the National Academy of Medicine, 8 members of the National Academy of Engineering, and 187 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The college is, after normalization for institution size, the tenth-largest baccalaureate source of doctoral degree recipients in the United States, and the largest such source within the Ivy League.
  • It also is a top 10 (ranked seventh), after normalization for the number of graduates, baccalaureate source of some of the most notable scientists (Nobel, Fields, Turing prizes, or membership in National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Medicine, or National Academy of Engineering).
  • The U.S. News & World Report ranked Yale third among U.S. national universities for 2016, as it had for each of the previous sixteen years. Yale University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education. Internationally, Yale was ranked 11th in the 2016 Academic Ranking of World Universities, tenth in the 2016–17 Nature Index for quality of scientific research output, and tenth in the 2016 CWUR World University Rankings. The university was also ranked sixth in the 2016 Times Higher Education (THE) Global University Employability Rankings and eighth in the Academic World Reputation Rankings. In 2019, it ranked 27th among the universities around the world by SCImago Institutions Rankings.

The Yale School of Management’s mission is to educate leaders for business and society. From the classroom pedagogy to the depth of research and online programs, Yale SOM Executive Education is dedicated to empowering leaders and learners across the globe to succeed in an increasingly complex world.

 Management Executive Education

Aimed at those who care about the problems afflicting the world today, Yale SOM’s mission is to equip participants with the knowledge, resources, and networks to pursue positive change.

About Yale School of Management Executive Education

A division of Yale SOM, the Yale School of Management Executive Education offers a unique approach to business education, one that leverages the school’s global reach and integrated way of thinking. Since its founding, the school’s mission is to educate leaders for all sectors — public, private, and nonprofit. The school is built on the belief that leaders who attack problems with analytical rigor, energy, and compassion have a profound impact on society. Leaders are learners, and learners come to Yale.

Yale School of Management Executive Education online programs

Through a selection of supported online programs presented in collaboration with Career Courses, a 2U, Inc. brand, Yale SOM Executive Education offers insights into organizations, markets, politics, and culture. Participants engage with faculty’s wealth of knowledge, research, and uniquely integrated curriculum.

Why learn online with Yale SOM Executive Education

Online programs, available globally, help make the school’s world-class resources, case studies, and frameworks accessible to a greater audience. Bringing like-minded individuals and organizations with this same goal and similar passions and interests together — using an interactive online learning approach and creating global online networks — helps to further amplify this. Led by respected faculty and industry experts, Yale SOM Executive Education online programs connect participants from various locations and backgrounds, instilling an understanding of wide-ranging markets and organizations to give them the perspectives they need to drive change.