PULLMAN, Wash. – U.S. News & World Report has ranked Washington State University Global Campus among the top 15 undergraduate online degree programs in the nation. The publication also ranked WSU’s online MBA 27th in the nation and the online graduate engineering program 28th – a nine-place improvement from last year.

The 2017 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs report evaluated data collected from 311 schools in four categories: student engagement, faculty credentials and training, peer reputation and student services and technology.

“This recognition is another affirmation of the great work being accomplished by Washington State University,” said Dave Cillay, vice president of WSU Academic Outreach & Innovation. “I am so proud of the faculty, staff and students who work so hard to extend high quality access to the best of WSU.”

About Global Campus

WSU’s Global Campus offers 10 undergraduate and 12 graduate degrees in many disciplines, as well as numerous minors and certificates. New degrees this year include a bachelor’s in economic sciences and a master’s in software engineering. A highly anticipated bachelor’s in data analytics is set to launch in fall 2017 and additional degree programs are in development.

As the name implies, Global Campus enrolls students from throughout the U.S. and around the world. Online students engage with the WSU community through unique extracurricular opportunities including online student government, face-to-face gatherings and the Global Connections program, which hosts enriching online educational and cultural events.
For more information on WSU Global Campus online degrees, visit http://online.wsu.edu.

About the online engineering master’s

WSU’s master of engineering and technology management, established in 1982, serves technical professionals and engineers from around the globe who want to learn how to more effectively manage projects, people and technology while maintaining a full-time job.

WSU’s online engineering offerings also include a professional science master’s degree in electrical power engineering and a new master’s degree in software engineering. The programs aim to address high industry demand and the shortage of qualified engineers at every level.


News media contacts:
Doug Lonowski, WSU Academic Outreach & Innovation, 509-335-9858, doug.lonowski@wsu.edu
Tina Hilding, WSU Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture, 509-335-5095, thilding@wsu.edu