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2020 Best Online Programs

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Jon Stone

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Jon Stone

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Multiple online programs at the University of Denver have been ranked among the top in the nation. That’s according to U.S. News & World Report, which today released its 2020 Best Online Programs rankings.

University College’s bachelor of arts completion program is now ranked No. 73, up three spots from last year. The program allows students to receive a fresh academic start by transferring up to three years of previous college credit toward a bachelor’s degree from DU. The average age of a bachelor’s student at University College is 35, and roughly 20% of the students are from out of state.

U.S. News also recognized University College’s master’s degree in information and communications technology. The program is now ranked No. 41, a slight improvement from a year ago. Students pursuing a degree in this program focus on bridging the gap between business requirements and technical solutions. Areas of concentration include cybersecurity management, information systems security and telecommunications technology.

“We’re proud to consistently score well in the areas of student engagement best practices, retention, and student services and technology,” says Michael McGuire, dean of University College. “These rankings are helpful for prospective students making a decision about their education and for current students in the program to bolster their choice to attend the University of Denver.”

Two online programs within the Daniels College of Business were ranked by U.S. News. The MBA@Denver program is now ranked No. 109 and the Executive Master’s in Real Estate and the Built Environment is ranked No. 70 for Best Online Master’s Business Programs (non-MBA).

“We are honored that our online programs are recognized by U.S. News to be among the top programs in the country,” says Vivek Choudhury, dean of the Daniels College of Business. “These rankings showcase our commitment to an exceptional student experience and providing access to high-quality faculty who are scholars and practitioners in their fields.”

The Executive Online Master’s in Real Estate and the Built Environment is the only program of its kind in an accredited business college, teaching the full life-cycle of the built environment.

The MBA@Denver just graduated its first class in the fall. The program provides students the core MBA curriculum with various concentrations to tailor the MBA to your professional goals. This year’s ranking was an improvement of more than 40 spots over last year.

To see the complete U.S. News & World Report rankings, please click here.