Higher-ed resource website recognizes 3 MTSU onlin...

Higher-ed resource website recognizes 3 MTSU online degree programs online rankings 2021-promo

Middle Tennessee State University has been awarded top ranking status for multiple online degree programs by, a website that recently released its higher education resource guide for best online programs for 2021.

According to the Seattle, Washington-based company, the “comprehensive research guide” targeted toward students and prospective students is based on an assessment of 1,280 accredited colleges and universities.

“Each program is evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment,” according to a news release.

The 2021 rankings are calculated through a unique scoring system which includes student engagement, potential return on investment, and leading third-party evaluations, the company says. The methodology algorithm then collects and analyzes multiple rankings into one score to easily compare each university. analyzed thousands of schools with comparable online programs on a scale of 0 to 100, with MTSU making it to the final list for the following three top online programs. Click the links below to access each program’s complete ranking.College of Education logo

• No. 8 — Online Masters in Training And Development Degree Programs. MTSU’s program is administered through University College.

• No. 13 — Online Masters In Library Science Degree Programs. MTSU’s program is administered through the College of Education.

• No. 26 — Online Masters In Finance Degree ProgramsJones College of Business logo. MTSU’s program is administered through the Department of Economics and Finance in the Jennings A. Jones College of Business.

To learn more about MTSU’s graduate programs, visit the College of Graduate Studies webpage at, call 615-898-2840, or email

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