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### UConn’s Online Graduate Programs Earn Top Spots in National Rankings

The School of Nursing, School of Business, and College of Engineering at the University offer top-tier online master’s programs that rank among the best nationally. The latest rankings showcase the excellence of these programs:

  • The online Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program at the School of Business has climbed to the 9th position nationally, up from 11th place three years ago.
  • The two online Master of Science in Nursing programs have secured the 8th spot nationally, a significant rise from 18th place last year, making it the highest-ranked program among nursing schools in New England.
  • The online Master of Engineering program maintains its position at 37th nationally, marking a consistent ranking compared to the previous year and a notable improvement of 25 spots from three years ago.

These rankings by U.S. News evaluate various factors such as faculty expertise, student involvement, academic and industry reputation, graduation rates, class sizes, online teaching quality, and support services.

The School of Nursing is dedicated to offering innovative online continuing education programs, expanding its offerings over the years. Established in 1971, the graduate program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The faculty focuses on preparing adept nurse leaders who integrate evidence-based practices to enhance local and global healthcare. The program provides flexible online options, diverse concentration choices, and a high certification pass rate, reflecting its commitment to excellence.

The College of Engineering’s online Master of Engineering (MENG) degrees, with 14 concentrations ranging from biomedical engineering to digital design, equip students with the skills to advance in various engineering fields. The program, offered through a UConn Engineering center, emphasizes continuous learning tailored for working engineers, promoting flexibility and accessibility to enhance career growth.

The School of Business’ MSA program has elevated its standards by introducing certificates in tax and financial reporting, aligning coursework with the updated CPA exam requirements. Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the program has a history of excellence and innovation in online education. The faculty’s dedication and the program’s high standards have contributed to its success, with a focus on preparing students for CPA licensure and professional success.

Overall, these programs exemplify the University’s commitment to providing high-quality online education that meets the evolving needs of students and industries.