The Rady School of Management at University of California, San Diego, has been ranked 1st in San Diego, 2nd in California and 33rd globally for its Executive MBA (EMBA) program by The Economist magazine.

The Economist EMBA program ranking is based on a combination of factors including survey data reported by current students and program alumni, such as personal development, program quality, educational experience and career development. The ranking is also based on data points provided by participating schools including student diversity, faculty quality and student quality.

“Our FlexWeekend MBA program graduates have achieved an outstanding level of success and make significant contributions to the innovation economy,” said Rady School Dean Robert S. Sullivan. “The Economist EMBA ranking reflects the quality of our program and the high opinion of that program held by our students and alumni.”

According to UC San Diego, the Rady School offers a full-time MBA program, a FlexMBA program for working professionals, a Ph.D. program, a master of finance program, executive education and undergraduate courses.