UMass Lowell’s Online Education Programs Ranked Among Best in U.S.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
According to new rankings released by U.S. News & World Report, UMass Lowell’s online graduate programs in criminal justice and information technology are ranked in the top ten in the U.S. and number one in New England.
The online bachelor’s degrees rank number two in New England and in the top 25 in the country.
“These consistently high rankings nationally and regionally demonstrate that UMass Lowell is a proven leader in innovative, excellent online education. By offering students programs and support services that are geared to their needs and connect directly to our on-campus academic departments, we are able to provide them with a full learning experience. In addition, we work directly with businesses to help advance employees’ skills through online degrees, certificates, and specialized programs,” said Moloney, an internationally recognized expert in online education.
Ranked No. 5 in the nation, UMass Lowell’s criminal justice online programs include options in cybersecurity, homeland defense, and international security.
The university ranks No. 10 in the nation in online information technology graduate programs, which include a range of options, from a master of science degree to graduate certificates in specializations within the field.
The rankings were determined based on factors such as affordability, strength of academic programs and faculty, strong support services for students, financial aid and technology that provides flexibility and ease for students, according to U.S. News & World Report.
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