Online Programs Make U.S. News National Rankings

KINGSVILLE - January 22, 2015

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Texas A&M University-Kingsville made three appearances on the annual Online Programs Rankings from U.S. News and World Report, part of their overall evaluation of higher education in America. 

For Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs, A&M-Kingsville tied for 36th out of 70 programs, tied with Ohio University’s program offered through its Russ College of Engineering and Technology. 

A&M-Kingsville offers an online Master of Science degree program in Industrial Engineering through its Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering. U.S. News and World Report also ranked that program thirteenth in the nation for Faculty Credentials and Training

Texas A&M-Kingsville made the list of Best Online Graduate Education Programs, tied for 112th out of 200. A&M-Kingsville Online Graduate Education Programs, offered through the College of Education and Human Performance, ranked seventh in the nation for Faculty Credentials and Training

Currently, the College of Education and Human Performance offers online master’s programs in the following areas: adult education, educational administration, counseling and guidance, instructional technology, kinesiology, reading specialization, early childhood education and teacher education.  

The university also made the list of Best Online MBA Programs, tying for 117th out of 200

Texas A&M-Kingsville president Steven Tallant said, “It means a lot to have our online programs nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report. Online programs have become a critical part of higher education. An online program needs to be committed to providing students with a full and balanced education, and to fulfilling the elements of a classroom-based program. 

“These rankings serve as affirmation that Texas A&M-Kingsville is fulfilling its commitment to quality online degree programs, with our faculty being cited for their experience and breadth of knowledge.”