The program – the School’s only online degree program – ranked high in several categories, including ranking 7th out of 90 for faculty credentials and training; 9th out of 161 for student services and technology; and 20th out of 156 for teaching practices and student engagement.
The rankings mark the first time that the magazine, which is know for its annual lists of top colleges and universities, has ranked on-line education programs.
Dean Doug Guthrie said that change indicated how the marketplace for education was evolving.
“To be competitive, universities must focus on curriculum innovation — advancing online education is a necessary part of driving this initiative,” he said. “I am very pleased to see GWSB’s efforts are being recognized.”
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Posted by gwsb on January 24, 2012 | Filed under: GWSB News.