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Four Online Grad Programs Nationally Ranked for Affordability

October 10, 2017

Angelo State University’s online graduate degree programs in homeland security, guidance and counseling, curriculum and instruction, and criminal justice have all been ranked among the nation’s top five “Best Value” programs in their respective disciplines by the AffordableColleges.com higher education resource guide.

Homeland Security Best Value BadgeASU’s online Master of Science in homeland security degree has been ranked No. 1 in the U.S. among the “11 Best Value Online Master’s Degrees in Homeland Security” for 2017. The 36-credit program is offered through eight-week courses and is designed to meet the growing needs of homeland security, law enforcement and emergency management personnel. On a related note, ASU was also ranked No. 12 in the U.S. for its online bachelor’s degree in border and homeland security. 

Educational Counseling Best Value BadgeASU’s online Master of Education in guidance and counseling degree has been ranked No. 3 in the U.S. among the “30 Best Value Online Master’s Degrees in Educational Counseling” for 2017. This 36-credit program is designed for people interested in careers as public school, college and university counselors, and other positions in counseling. 

Curriculum and Instruction Best Value BadgeASU’s online Master of Arts in curriculum and instruction-advanced instructor degree has been ranked No. 4 in the U.S. among the “25 Best Value Online Master’s Degrees in Educational Curriculum” for 2017. This 36-credit program is designed to help education professionals develop their expertise in planning, organizing, managing, evaluating and improving programs through curriculum development, staff development and research. 

Criminal Justice Best Value BadgeAnd, ASU’s online Master of Science in criminal justice degree has been ranked No. 5 in the U.S. among the “50 Best Value Online Master’s Degrees in Criminal Justice” for 2017. This 36-credit program is designed for both students interested in entering law enforcement and professionals looking for criminal justice career advancement. 

All the AffordableColleges.com rankings were based on program quality, affordability and student success. Data for the rankings was drawn from the U.S. Department of Education’s Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System.