Norwich University's online programs named among best by US News & World Report

Four of Norwich University’s programs were ranked including its online bachelor’s degree program, which ranked in the top 15%

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NORTHFIELD, Vt. (PRWEB) January 16, 2013

Norwich University officials announced that four of its online programs have been ranked as “one of the best” in US News & World Report’s 2013 rankings of online programs.

Established in 1997 with the launch of its first online master’s degree program in diplomacy and military science, the College of Graduate and Continuing Studies and its online delivery platform, Norwich University Online, extend the Norwich academic model to approximately 1,200 current students - working adults and lifelong learners from around the world.

“As early adopters of online education, our online programs build upon Norwich University’s nearly 200 year tradition of education innovation,” said Dr. Bill Clements, vice president and dean of the College of Graduate and Continuing Studies. “I am pleased that US News & World Report has recognized four of Norwich University’s online bachelor’s and master’s programs for the exceptional faculty, student engagement and services we provide to our students.”

Norwich University is fully accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Norwich’s online MBA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), and its Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Of particular note:

  •     Norwich University’s online bachelor’s degree program, the bachelor’s of science in strategic studies and defense analysis (BSSSDA), was ranked #26 of 213 schools, or in the top 15% in 2013. This ranking takes into account these areas: faculty credentials and training; student engagement and assessment; student services and technology.
  •     Norwich University’s online MBA program was ranked #46 of 197 schools, or in the top 25%. This ranking takes into account these areas: admissions selectivity; faculty credentials and training; student engagement and accreditation; student services and technology.
  •     Norwich University’s online nursing master’s program was ranked #29 of 96 schools, or in the top third. This ranking takes into account these areas: student engagement; faculty credentials and training; admissions selectivity; student services and technology.

Additionally: Norwich University’s online civil engineering master’s program was ranked #24 of 66 schools, or in the top 40%. This ranking takes into account these areas: peer reputation; student engagement; faculty credentials and training; student services and technology.

Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates traditional-age students and adults in a Corps of Cadets and as civilians. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in Baccalaureate and Graduate Degrees. Founded in 1819 by Captain Alden Partridge of the U.S. Army, Norwich University is the oldest private military college in the United States of America and the birthplace of our nation's Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). http://www.norwich.edu

Norwich University’s College of Graduate and Continuing Studies (CGCS) builds upon the institution’s 194 year academic heritage with innovative online master’s degrees in a variety of areas. CGCS also offers a certificate in teaching and learning; a certificate in continuity of governmental operations and a bachelor’s completion program. The programs are recognized throughout the industry for their rigor, small class size, high student satisfaction and retention. online.norwich.edu


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  • Daphne Larkin
    dlarkin@norwich.edu
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