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College of Education’s Online Programs Ranked Among Best in Nation

January 10, 2017

The University of Idaho College of Education was ranked among the Best Online Graduate Education Programs for 2017 by U.S. News and World Report. 

U.S. News ranked online programs on five categories: Student engagement, student services and technology, admissions selectivity, faculty credentials, and training and peer reputation. More than 1,300 online programs were assessed, and the College of Education was 185th among the Top 200 in the U.S. 

The College of Education’s accredited online programs offer flexibility for working professionals and in-state tuition for all courses. Programs are innovative and often interdisciplinary and Vandal alumni are employed throughout the nation. The college offers online master’s programs in curriculum and instruction, educational leadership, physical education and special education. For more information about online programs, go to

“Our online graduate programs represent innovative and unique offerings that reach out to adult learners with exciting new career opportunities and lifelong learning designed to enrich and deepen learner’s lives and careers,” said Ali Carr-Chellman, dean of the College of Education. “As we move forward we know that these programs, as well as all of our residential and online programs across the college will continue to increase our mission as the land grant, research intensive university in the state of Idaho and beyond.”

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