1 in Missouri for online bachelor's program by US News & World Report

10 January, 2018, 01:53 | Author: Brenda Erickson
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks two University of Alabama at Birmingham online programs in the top 25 in the nation

"FAU's online graduate programs are among the best in the nation and we are so proud to be listed once again in this year's U.S. News & World Report together with Florida Atlantic University's Colleges of Business and Education", said Marlaine Smith, Ph.D., R.N., dean of FAU's College of Nursing. "Our focus is on online courses that promote high levels of student interaction and developing programs that expand access to the University's excellent offerings". "I believe this reflects our dedication to offering a quality educational experience for our students".

U.S. News and World Report evaluates the distance learning programs separately from the institution as a whole in order to provide a clear picture of the services and programs available specifically to distance learners. "Not only do our faculty members provide first-rate instruction, but the institution offers year-round support to our online and distance Red Raiders".

Southeast offers more than 30 academic programs online for undergraduate, graduate and specialist degrees and specialized certificates.

During the fall 2017 semester, IU's online programs saw a record-breaking 5,066 students enrolled, almost doubling over the past four years. The program combines a variety of departments within these colleges, including the Department of Computer Science and the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, both in the College of Engineering; and the Department of Accounting and Information Systems, the Department of Business Information Technology, and the Department of Management, all in the Pamplin College of Business.

Enhancements to the program have been some of the keys to its success in the past few years, said Pamplin Dean Robert Sumichrast. "Seeing the hard work of our faculty and staff recognized with these rankings is extremely gratifying".

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The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice recently ranked eighth on College Choice's list of the 50 Best Online Criminal Justice Degrees.

The vast majority of students enrolled in online programs have earned at least some college credit and are more likely to be working professionals in their 20s to 40s looking to advance or to change their careers, U.S. News said.

The College of Education's online graduate program continues to rank among the best in the nation at No. 13.

Lee University Online offers a flexible approach toward an affordable, accessible, and achievable degree program. "With curriculum adjustments that make the program more attractive and relevant to student needs, we're seeing a dramatic rise in applications".

U.S. News said it updated the methodologies, which are are based on a number of factors, including student engagement, faculty credentials and student services and technology.

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