Overall, ASU’s program ranked fourth on the list. To be considered, a program had to be available totally online and be offered by a college or university that ranked in the top 60 nationally on U.S. News and World Report’s 2014 list of Best Online Graduate Programs in Education. ASU’s graduate education program ranked 36th on the U.S. News list that was released in January.
The Educational-Leadership-Degrees.com website states, “The best educational leadership degree programs give future leaders in education the tools they need to manage one of our nation’s most important resources: the education of our children. Educational Leadership is an incredibly important field.”
Dr. John Miazga, dean of the ASU College of Education, said, “It is an honor to be recognized for the quality work of our faculty and staff. We strive to provide our students with high-quality programs that meet today’s work environment and the busy lives of our students. This recognition is a step in our quest to provide an opportunity for quality graduate education to all adult learners in an affordable and timely manner.”
The only schools ranked higher than ASU on the Educational-Leadership-Degrees.com list are Arizona State University, Concordia University-St. Paul and University of Dayton. Other Texas schools on the list are Sam Houston State University at No. 8 and Lamar University at No. 9.
The full list and more details about Educational-Leadership-Degrees.com are available at www.educational-leadership-degrees.com/affordable-graduate-programs/.
In May, ASU’s online graduate education program was also ranked No. 8 nationally by U.S. News and World Report for its 2014 edition of Best Online Programs for Veterans.
More information on ASU’s graduate education degree programs is available at www.angelo.edu/dept/ci/.