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The University of Louisiana at Lafayette remains the state’s top university for online bachelor’s programs for the fourth year in a row and has made steady gains in recognition for its online graduate programs, as well.
U.S. News & World Report released its annual 2020 Best Online Programs Rankings on Tuesday. UL Lafayette was No. 106 in the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs category, higher than all other Louisiana universities and colleges.
The University offers five fully online undergraduate programs in general studies, management, health promotion and wellness, health services administration, and a pathway for registered nurses to earn their bachelor of science degree in nursing.
The University’s online graduate programs also continued to rise in the annual report. The B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration’s MBA online program rose from No. 153 in 2019 to No. 149 in 2020 for Best Online MBA.
UL Lafayette offers 12 online and hybrid graduate degree and certificate programs, designed for working professionals to gain the knowledge and skills to advance their careers.
“UL Lafayette’s graduate programs are widely recognized among peer institutions, employers, and alumni for their ability to cultivate leaders and prepare students for challenges in an evolving and increasingly global society,” said Dr. Mary Farmer-Kaiser, dean of the UL Lafayette Graduate School. “Our faculty walk with students on their journey as mentors, whether they’re on our campus or studying online.”
U.S. News & World Report bases its report on a survey, taking in factors such as student engagement, faculty credentials and training, student services, and technology and peer reputation.
Learn more about the University’s accredited online degree and certificate programs at online.louisiana.edu.
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