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DU Online Programs Receive Significant Rankings Boost in 2021

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Jon Stone

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U.S. News & World Report has ranked multiple online programs at the University of Denver as among the top in the nation. Today, the publication unveiled its 2021 Best Online Programs rankings.

MBA@Denver, offered through the Daniels College of Business, now ranks No. 59 in the country for Best Online MBA Programs. The program also ranks No. 35 in the nation for Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans.

“We are honored that our online MBA is 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 MBA@Denver provides students the core MBA curriculum with various concentrations, allowing them to tailor the MBA to their professional goals. The program is designed to fit students’ personal and professional schedules by offering class start dates four times per year. The degree can be completed in as few as 21 months. This year’s ranking is up 50 spots from just a year ago.

Two online programs within University College are ranked by U.S. News. The master’s degree in information and communication technology is now ranked No. 39, up two spots from last year. Students 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.

The bachelor of arts completion program is now ranked No. 67. This 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. In 2020, this program was ranked No. 73.

“It is very gratifying that U.S. News continues to recognize our programs among some of the best in the nation,” says Michael McGuire, dean of University College. “Our high-engagement model and course content continue to evolve and respond to current and future educational and professional needs of students to ensure they are prepared to advance in their careers.”

U.S. News evaluates the schools and programs on five general categories — engagement, faculty credentials and training, expert opinion, services and technologies, and student excellence. To view the complete rankings, please click here.


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