The Kansas State University online Professional Master of Business Administration program, or PMBA, is being ranked as the best in Kansas and the 36th best in the United States, according to U.S. News and World Report's 2018 Best Online MBA Programs rankings.
This is te fifth consecutive year that the program, the top among Virginia universities, landed at No. 2 in this annual ranking.
Appalachian offers six online bachelor's programs: career and technical education, child development, communication studies, advertising, management and nursing.
U.S. News & World Report's 2018 Best Online Programs listed UNF as one of the "Best Online Bachelor's Programs" and "Best Online Education Programs".
"It's always exciting to see the online rankings results", said Robert Fuselier, director of the Office of Distance Learning. FAU's College of Nursing is ranked No. 39 for the "2018 Best Online Nursing Programs" and is the top ranked program within the Florida State University System. "I believe this reflects our dedication to offering a quality educational experience for our students". Look through all the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings here. The college's MBA online program retained its No. 16 place overall in a highly competitive field. "As the online market expands, we also are expanding our educational opportunities to meet the needs of tomorrow's business professional". "Not only do our faculty members provide first-rate instruction, but the institution offers year-round support to our online and distance Red Raiders".More news: 2 planes collide on the ground at Toronto's airport
The admissions standards and process will be the same for the online cohort as it is for Marquette's other MBA programs, Simmons added. Value Colleges listed the program at No. 15, and Top RN to BSN ranked UMSL at No. 35. The college also offers an online master of science in Health Promotion created to develop skills and competencies to effectively assess, design, implement and evaluate health promotion programs.
Enhancements to the program have been some of the keys to its success in the past few years, said Pamplin Dean Robert Sumichrast. "The program's ranking is a testament to the vision and expertise of the program's leadership and faculty".
Unlike other rankings of Online MBA programs, the US News ranking does not consider post-MBA salary as part of the ranking.
The University of South Carolina's online education graduate program ranked tied for 76th with the University of Maine, Southeast Missouri State University, Hofstra University, Eastern Kentucky University, and Boise State University.
WIU offers 463 online classes (320 undergraduate; 143 graduate) and seven undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including the longstanding BGS, which offers students the option of obtaining their degree entirely via distance learning opportunities, or through a combination of on-campus and distance learning classes.