ASU ranked top 5 in the nation for 16 online programs

January 25, 2022 · 2 min read · By ASU Online
U.S. News & World Report ranks Arizona State University top 5 in the nation for 16 online programs, including bachelor’s degrees in business and master’s degrees in education, for 2022.

U.S. News & World Report recently released its 2022 Best Online Programs rankings, and the online undergraduate and graduate programs at Arizona State University are still at the top of the list — ranked among the top 5 in the country for 16 different categories. Here are the highlights:

ASU was listed among the best for veterans pursuing an online degree. The university ranked third in the nation once again for bachelor’s degree programs for veterans, as well as in the top 5 for graduate programs for veterans in education and criminal justice. 

“ASU is committed to student success ― all students, including those who have bravely served in our armed forces,” said Steven Borden, director of the Pat Tillman Veterans Center and a retired Navy captain.

Retaining its top spot from last year’s rankings, the suite of online bachelor's degree programs in business at ASU remains the best in the nation. The online bachelor’s degree programs in psychology ranked sixth. 

ASU Online was also ranked among the top ten in the country overall for Best Online Bachelor’s Programs. 

For the Best Online Graduate Programs in Business, ASU ranked in the top 10 overall for both MBA and non-MBA business programs. The W. P. Carey School of Business received top 3 MBA speciality rankings in four areas of study: marketing and business analytics ranked second, while finance and general management came in third.

Moving up in the ranks this year is the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, which placed in the top 10 overall for best online master’s in education programs. Four online education master’s degree programs at ASU also ranked top 5 in the country: education administration and supervision taking first place with curriculum and instruction as the runner up, and special education and instructional media design following close behind at third and fourth, respectively.

Additional 2022 online graduate program rankings for ASU were: 

Engineering: ASU Online’s master’s in engineering programs placed 12th overall, while the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering received top 5 rankings for the following specialties:

  • Second — management.
  • Second — electrical engineering.
  • Fourth — industrial engineering.

Criminal justice: The online master’s degree in criminal justice at the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions was ranked seventh overall for the second year in a row.

In 2021, ASU added more than 50 online degrees and graduate certificates for learners across the country, adding to the more than 200 programs previously available. No matter where their interests lie or what their career goals look like, students can rest assured that there is an online program to meet them where they are. 

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