National Ranking for University of Cincinnati’s Online Education Graduate Programs Jumps From 33 to 18

CECH jumps 15 spots in U.S. News & World Report’s third annual rankings edition of the Best Online Education Programs, ranking 18th nationwide and number one in the state of Ohio.

CECH No. 18 for Best Graduate Education Programs Online

University of Cincinnati is among the top 18 schools in the U.S. offering online master’s programs in education and is number one in the state of Ohio, according to U.S. News & World Report’s third annual rankings edition of the Best Online Education Programs. UC’s College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services’ (CECH) jumped 15 spots over last year’s rankings, going from 33rd to 18th out of 238 schools with online programs. The 2014 rankings were compiled based on school survey responses to questions about faculty credentials and training, student services and technology, student engagement, admissions selectivity, and peer reputation. CECH offers online graduate degrees in behavior analysis, curriculum and instruction, educational leadership, literacy and second language studies, and special education. In addition, CECH has undergraduate online degree program options in each of its four schools (Education, Criminal Justice, Human Services, and Information Technology).

“We’re proud to receive this recognition for more than 10 years of hard work developing high quality online programs that develop tomorrow’s leaders for public schools across the country,” said Janet Graden, School Psychology Professor and Director, School of Human Services.

 “Online education is at the core of the CECH’s mission and is a priority for us,” said Larry Johnson, CECH Dean. “We’re excited about both the number 18 ranking and that our online graduate programs are number one in the state of Ohio.”

“Fifty percent of the School of Education’s students are 100 percent online,” said Sam Stringfield, Professor and Director, School of Education. “Our leap in ranking validates the job we’re doing reaching out to students across the world, wherever they may live.”

You can view University of Cincinnati’s complete profile on the U.S. News Education website. For more information about online degrees at CECH, visit Online @ CECH.