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29 Jan 2021

Kent State’s Online MBA in Business Analytics Program Ranks No. 25 and Online M.S. in Nursing Program Ranks Top 100 by U.S. News in 2021 Best Online Programs Rankings

U.S. News & World Report has named four Kent State University programs as U.S. News Best Online Programs for 2021.

These programs include1:

Kent State University’s Online MBA program

Kent State’s Online MBA program, offered by the College of Business Administration, boasts two placements in the Best Online Programs rankings. Kent State’s Online MBA with a concentration in business analytics ranked No. 25 in the nation in the U.S. News 2021 Online MBA specialty ranking, and the overall Online MBA program ranked No. 126 in the country among all higher education institutions.

This is the first time that Kent State’s College of Business Administration has received a specialty ranking from U.S. News, and Kent State is the only Ohio institution to be ranked in the business analytics concentration category.

In addition to the No. 25 rankings, Kent State’s Online MBA is ranked among the Best Online MBA Programs in the 2021 rankings. Among the public universities, Kent State’s Online MBA program ranks in the top 100. It is also the highest-ranked online MBA program in northern Ohio. This is the third year Kent State’s Online MBA, which was launched in fall 2017, has been ranked by U.S. News.

The Online MBA program provides students access to world-renowned faculty and strategically designed courses in a flexible format. Kent State’s College of Business Administration recently reached Quality Matters (QM) certification for all core courses in the Online MBA program.

For more information on Kent State’s Online MBA Program, visit https://onlinedegrees.kent.edu/degrees/mba.

For more information on Kent State’s Online MBA – Business Analytic Program, visit https://onlinedegrees.kent.edu/degrees/master-of-science-in-business-analytics.

Kent State University’s Online Master’s in Nursing Program

Kent State’s online master’s in nursing program, offered by the College of Nursing, is ranked in the top 100 in the country by U.S. News. The program improved its ranking to No. 92, up from last year’s ranking of No. 109. Among public institutions, Kent State’s online master’s in nursing program jumps to No. 66.

Kent State’s online master’s in nursing program prepares registered nurses for roles in advanced practice, education, and healthcare administration.

For more information on Kent State’s Online Master’s in Nursing Program, visit https://onlinedegrees.kent.edu/degrees/master-of-science-in-nursing.

Kent State University’s Online Graduate Education Programs

Kent State’s online graduate education programs have again been recognized as the highest-ranked at a public university in Northeast Ohio by U.S. News on its 2021 Best Online Graduate Education Programs list. This is the fourth year Kent State’s online graduate education programs have been ranked by U.S. News.

Kent State’s online graduate education programs moved up to No. 132 on the list, compared to last year’s ranking of No. 140. Among public universities, the Kent State online graduate education programs rank at No. 103.

Kent State’s College of Education, Health and Human Services offers online master’s degrees in education in four program areas: Educational Psychology, Educational Technology, Evaluation and Measurement, and Special Education.

For more information on Kent State’s Online Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology, visit https://onlinedegrees.kent.edu/degrees/master-educational-psychology.

For more information on Kent State’s Online Master’s Degree in Educational Technology, visit https://onlinedegrees.kent.edu/degrees/master-of-education-in-educational-technology.

For more information on Kent State’s Online Master’s Degree in Evaluation and Measurement, visit https://onlinedegrees.kent.edu/degrees/master-of-education-in-evaluation-and-measurement.

For more information on Kent State’s Online Master’s Degree in Special Education, visit https://onlinedegrees.kent.edu/degrees/master-of-education-in-special-education.

About the U.S. News 2021 Best Online Program Rankings

The U.S. News 2021 Best Online Programs rankings assess master’s degrees and bachelor’s degrees administered mostly through distance education. The 2021 edition ranks the most online degree offerings in U.S. News Best Online Programs history, assessing 1,641 online degree programs. U.S. News ranked the online programs using five categories: engagement, expert opinion, faculty credentials and training, services and technologies, and student excellence. This is the 10th year that U.S. News has collected data from distance education master’s and bachelor’s degree completion programs. For more information about the U.S. News 2021 Best Online Programs rankings, visit www.usnews.com/education/online-education.


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