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GSU online degree programs ranked among nation's best

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Georgia Southern University's online graduate programs in business, education, information technology, as well as bachelor's prgrams have been ranked among the nation's best online education programs by U.S. News & World Report.

This is the third consecutive year that the University has been recognized for giving students the freedom and flexibility to help them earn degrees on their own time. 

U.S. News surveyed nearly a thousand colleges and univirsities that offer online degrees. Here are the rankings for Georgia Southern in the "2014 Best Online Programs" list:

  • Best online graduate computer information technology programs (#23)
  • Best online graduate education prgrams (#50)
  • Best graduate business programs (#64)
  • Best online bachelor's programs (#160)

"Once again, Georgia Southern University is proud to be recognized for its top ranked programs," said Provost Jean Bartles, Ph.D. in a news release. "Faculty in all programs are recognized for their dedicated efforts to create and administer the best of online education to students both in state and beyond. Broadening the reach of a Georgia Southern education has been a goal, now recognized, for the University." 

This is the third annual survey that examined a variety of areas including student engagement, student services and technology, faculty credentials and training, admissions selectively and peer reputation.

According to U.S. news, only degree-granting programs offering courses that are 100 percent online were considered.

For more information, visit http://www.usnews.com/education/online-education.

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