Campus News

UGA online graduate programs third in nation

Programs support career advancement for working professionals

The University of Georgia’s ranking for its online graduate programs moved up one spot to third among all institutions—both public and private—in the latest edition of the U.S. News & World Report best online programs rankings.

“UGA’s online programs give professionals an opportunity to advance their careers through courses led by the same outstanding instructors who teach in person,” said S. Jack Hu, the university’s senior vice president for academic affairs and provost. “These latest rankings affirm our commitment to providing all of our students with learning experiences that prepare them for a lifetime of learning and success.”

In the Terry College of Business, the Online Master of Business and Technology program ranked third in the nation. Operating at the intersection of business management and information technology, the program is designed for working professionals who seek to lead teams that build technology-based solutions. One hundred percent of its graduates are employed after completing the program.

In the Mary Frances Early College of Education, the online master’s program in instructional design and development ranked fifth in the nation. The college ranked seventh in the nation for online special education, and it ranked ninth in the nation for curriculum and instruction.

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