Texas A&M University’s online master’s program in education for veterans is ranked #4 nationally and several education and engineering programs are ranked among the best in the nation in US News and World Reports 2021 Best Online Programs.
In total, Texas A&M ranks highly in 18 programs.
In educational programs, the school is ranked #6 in the Master of Curriculum and Instruction program, #8 in graduate-level special education programs, and #9 in college administration programs. higher education and instructional media programs.
In engineering, the publication ranks Texas A&M No. 6 in graduate industrial engineering, No. 8 in electrical engineering and engineering management programs, and No. 9 in civil engineering. The Mechanical Engineering graduate program is ranked #11.
Texas A&M’s graduate nursing program is also doing well and is ranked #9.
The publication notes that since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted college classes across the country, the need for quality online programs has never been greater.
“Web-based education had already gained momentum in higher education, and almost 3.3 million higher education students enrolled exclusively in distance education programs at the fall 2018, according to National Center for Education Statistics“, American News the editors said.
Acting Chairman John L. Junkins said Texas A&M will continue to offer high-impact online courses.
“As cutting-edge technologies provide new teaching and learning opportunities, we see Texas A&M’s influence extend from the local area to remote areas around the world,” Junkins said. “The latest online rankings in business, education and engineering demonstrate that, even in difficult times, students and parents appreciate the transformative power of an Aggie education.”
Mark Weichold, Interim Vice President and Executive Vice President, added, “We are honored to see Texas A&M University’s graduate programs recognized among the top echelons of national rankings. Texas A&M is committed to providing a world-class education to learners in the classroom and online, and that commitment is what made our recent ranking as one of the top 10 online graduate programs possible. The new Graduate and Professional School we launched in January will further strengthen our ability to recruit outstanding students and provide them with even more support for higher and professional education.