PULLMAN, Wash. — Five Washington State University online programs are ranked among the best in the nation for 2024 by U.S. News & World Report.
WSU Global Campus ranked 16th nationally for its undergraduate degrees in the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs category, including its undergraduate business and psychology programs which ranked 17th and 6th, respectively. WSU’s online MBA program, from the Carson College of Business, ranked 22nd among the nation’s Best Online MBA Programs, and the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture’s online graduate engineering programs ranked 36th in the Best Online Engineering Programs category.
The national news magazine released its latest rankings today.
“We’ve consistently been highly ranked by U.S. News and World Report over the past several years, and we’re very happy to continue that trend. At WSU Global Campus, we pride ourselves in providing flexible, engaging, and high-quality learning opportunities to our students, and this continuing recognition is evidence that we are achieving our objectives,” said Dave Cillay, WSU Global Campus chancellor. “I’m extremely pleased with the excellence displayed by our academic partners, faculty, staff, and students. Their dedication absolutely shows in our rankings, and I’m sure it will continue to in years to come.”
The WSU programs were also named among the nation’s best for veterans. Online undergraduate programs ranked 8th in the nation in Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans, the online MBA ranked 20th in Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans, and online graduate engineering programs ranked 24th in Best Online Engineering Graduate Programs for Veterans.
WSU’s Global Campus offers 21 undergraduate and 12 graduate degrees in many disciplines, as well as numerous minors and certificates.
The online MBA is among the most popular and respected degree programs available at WSU.
“In the WSU Carson College of Business, we have the opportunity to not only respond to change, but to prepare tomorrow’s leaders to be the drivers of change themselves,” said Debbie Compeau, Carson College of Business interim dean. “Our top-ranked online graduate programs provide working professionals with the knowledge, skills, and ability to create value for themselves and business communities around the globe.”
WSU’s online engineering and technology management master’s degree program serves engineers and technical professionals who aspire to advance their careers, providing leadership skills to effectively manage projects, people, organizations and technology. WSU also offers an online professional science master’s degree in electrical power engineering as well as a master’s degree in software engineering.
“Our online engineering programs provide the opportunity for engineers around the globe to gain professional project and people management skills,” said Partha Pande, interim dean of the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture. “At the same time, they help to meet the need for engineers with up-to-date skills in the ever-changing engineering and technology industries.”
U.S. News lists the methodologies of each of its individual ranking categories on its rankings website.