Two NAU online education graduate degrees earn Best Buy national rankings
(Flagstaff, Ariz.) Aug. 10, 2012 -- Two of Northern Arizona University’s online graduate degrees in education ranked among the top “Best Buys” nationwide, according to GetEducated.com, a consumer and advocacy group that rates, ranks and verifies the cost, quality and credibility of online colleges and universities.
The Get Educated online university rankings are based on an independent, comprehensive national survey of 367 online master’s programs across the U.S.
NAU’s online Master of Arts in Teaching/Mathematics ranked 10th as a Best Buy. The affordable program is about $5,000 less than the average cost for an online teaching master’s degree.
NAU ranked 14th in affordability for its online master’s in educational technology, which is also about $5,000 less than the average cost for comparable degree programs.
“Northern Arizona University’s objective rating as a Best Buy for online education masters degrees marks the university as a nationally ranked leader in the field of online learning,” said Vicky Phillips, founder of GetEducated.com. “Its programs, which offer a high-quality college education to the public through the innovative use of educational technology, are exemplary models for how public universities can combine quality with technology to better serve America’s teachers.”
NAU’s Master of Arts in Teaching/Mathematics is a program for teachers who currently or intend to teach secondary school mathematics. The Master of Education in Educational Technology is designed to develop students’ skills in using various software and integrating them in educational environments. Both programs are offered entirely online to accommodate the flexibility needs of working professionals.
All of the schools reviewed and ranked by Get Educated are regionally accredited, which is the most difficult level of accreditation to achieve and the most respected among other universities and employers.
For the listing of rankings go to Online Master’s in Education Best Buy.
Northern Arizona University is a leader in statewide and online learning and continues to offer and create convenient degree programs that meet the state’s growing need for public administrators, health professionals, teachers, business leaders and more. About 35 percent of NAU students now earn degrees online or in their communities.
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