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NC State Ranks Best Value for Online Graduate Education Programs


The College of Education ranked number four out of the top 50 best value of national online graduate education programs of 2016.

Ranked by Value Colleges, the website offers researched, straightforward, and practical answers to commonly asked questions about value and affordability when making college decisions.

Value Colleges stated:


‘NC State’s College of Education is just as competitive and innovative as that reputation would suggest, with a top 5 faculty for education research and over $10 million in funding, as well as high success rates in graduation and employment for graduates. NC State has been expanding their online offerings in recent years, and online students can now earn Master of Education degrees in a number of concentrations: Adult and Community College Education; Counselor Education; New Literacies and Global Learning; Digital Learning and Teaching; Elementary Education; Science Education; Technology Education; and Training and Development. At around $436 per credit, NC State offers an education that is a trustworthy investment.’

“The high quality and reputation of our on-line and distance education programs is a manifestation of commitments and efforts of outstanding faculty across our College, said Dr. Mary Ann Danowitz, Interim Dean of the College of Education. “Our student centered innovative approaches are truly making graduate education relevant and accessible to students to improve their performance and careers as working professionals.”

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