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CMU ranked among best online programs

Programs in business and psychology rank first in Michigan

| Author: Eric Baerren | Media Contact: Aaron Mills

Central Michigan University’s online bachelor’s in business and bachelor’s in psychology programs were ranked first in the state in the U.S. News 2024 Best Online Programs.

Six other programs placed in the top five among Michigan schools. Those include:

  • Best Online Master’s in Education Program: Second
  • Best Online MBA Programs: Second
  • Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans: Second
  • Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans: Third
  • Best Online Bachelor’s Programs: Fourth
  • Best Online Master's in Information Technology Programs: Fourth

Nationally, the eight programs improved their ranking by an average of 21 places compared to the magazine’s previous online program rankings in 2023.

"We take great pride in being acknowledged for our unwavering dedication to excellence in online education," said Kaleb Patrick, interim vice president of Innovation and Online. "Securing the leading position in the U.S. News 2024 Best Online Programs for our bachelor's programs in business and psychology is a testament to the commitment demonstrated by our deans, faculty, and staff. Our aim extends beyond imparting knowledge; we strive to provide an exceptional educational journey. This milestone underscores our steadfast emphasis on fostering student engagement, harnessing faculty expertise, and utilizing cutting-edge technology to cultivate a vibrant online learning community.

"Our achievement isn't solely gauged by rankings; rather, it's defined by the profound influence we have on our students' futures. Attaining second place in Best Online Master's in Education and Best Online Master's in MBA, along with third place in Best Online Bachelor's programs for veterans, and fourth place in Best Online Bachelor's programs, reaffirms our comprehensive approach to online education. CMU isn't merely at the forefront; we are reshaping the standards of excellence in the realm of digital learning."

U.S. News assessed schools based on a variety of objective factors, such as student engagement, faculty credentials, and services and technology.