CECH National Rankings

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The College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services (CECH) at the University of Cincinnati is consistently a nationally-ranked College by numerous ranking agencies, including US News and World ReportUSA Today, and College Factual. Below are CECH's most recent listings:

  • 1st Best Online Masters of Criminal Justice (CJ, 2017, TheBestSchools.org)
  • 1st Best Online Bachelors of Early Childhood Education (SED, 2017 TheBestSchools.org)
  • 1st Faculty Scholarship (CJ, 2015 Academic Analytics, Inc)
  • 1st in Data Analytics (CJ, 2015)
  • 1st Academic Analytics (2013)
  • 1st Research Productivity and Recognition (CJ, US News)
  • 2nd E-Learning (CJ, College Factual)
  • 3rd Ph.D. Program (CJ, 2015 US News)
  • 3rd Best Early Education Program in the Nation (SED, 2015 USA Today)
  • 4th E-Learning (SED, College Factual)
  • 4th Best Online Master's in Educational Leadership (SED, 2017, Top Masters in Education)
  • 5th Overall (CJ, College Factual)
  • 7th Best Online Graduate Criminal Justice Program (CJ, 2018 US News)
  • 7th Most Affordable Masters in Educational Leadership (SED, 2017, Top Masters in Education)
  • 8th Veteran Friendly (CJ, College Factual)
  • 9th Best Online Master’s in Special Education (SED, 2018, SuccessfulStudent.org)
  • 11th Best Online Graduate Criminal Justice Program (CJ, 2017 US News)
  • 13th Most Affordable Online Early Childhood Education Program in the nation, ranked 1st in the state of Ohio (2016, AffordableColleges.com)
  • 16th Most Valuable Master's in Educational Leadership Degrees, 1st in the state of Ohio (College Values Online, 2017)
  • 18th Top Online Master’s In Special Education (SED, 2016 GoGrad)
  • 19th Dean Johnson Named 19th Most Influential Dean in Education (CECH, 2015, Mometrix)
  • 20th Best Online Graduate Education Program for Veterans (SED, 2015 US News)
  • 22nd Best Online Master’s in Education Degree Programs (SED, 2017, TheBestSchools)
  • 24th Veteran Friendly (SED, College Factual)
  • 32nd Best Online Graduate Program in Information Technology (IT, 2017 US News)
  • 37th Best Online Graduate Information Technology Program (IT, 2018 US News)
  • 38th Best Online Master’s Degree in Information Technology (IT, 2016 CollegeChoice.net)
  • 43rd Best Online Graduate Education Program, Behavior Analysis (SHS, 2017 US News)
  • 43rd Best Online Graduate Education Program (SED, 2017 US News)
  • 48th Special Education (SED, College Factual)
  • 56th Overall (SED, College Factual)
  • 62nd Best Online Graduate Education Program (SED, 2018 US News)
  • 62nd Best Online Graduate Education Program, Behavior Analysis (SHS, 2018 US News)
  • 89th Best Graduate Education Schools (SED, 2017 US News)

In addition to the numeric rankings CECH has received:

  • The School Psychology Program is the first program in the country accredited by the Association of Behavior Analysis International (ABAI).
  • The Bachelor of Information Technology program was one of the first IT programs to be ABET-accredited in the nation and the IT + MBA Program is also among the first of its kind in the nation.

View all rankings at the University of Cincinnati.