U.S. News Ranks Four McKendree Online Programs in Nation's Top 100

Over 1,200 Programs Were Evaluated to Identify the Best

McKendree Online(LEBANON, Ill., January 7, 2015) — McKendree University’s online programs are among the top 100 in four categories of U.S. News’ “Best Online Programs” for 2015.

U.S. News evaluated more than 1,200 programs to identify the best. The McKendree online bachelor’s degree programs, graduate education program, MBA and graduate nursing degree programs are listed in the top 100 in their respective categories. This year U.S. News’ Best Online Programs recognizes those from reporting schools nationwide in seven categories: online bachelor’s and online graduate business, education, engineering, MBA, nursing, computer information technology and criminal justice. Results are posted at usnews.com/online-education.

“McKendree Online allows all students regardless of their geographic location to benefit from our continued reputation for academic excellence,” said Dr. Christine Bahr, provost.

Available to students who are unable to attend one of the university’s campuses or off-campus locations, McKendree Online offers bachelor’s degrees in psychology, business administration (BBA) and nursing (BSN). The BBA degree is available in five majors: business administration, human resource management, management, marketing, sport management and starting this fall, accounting.

Graduate students can obtain an MBA or a Master of Arts in Education degree online with majors in higher education administrative services and in curriculum design and instruction, as well as a middle school endorsement. Master’s degrees in nursing are offered as three tracks: nurse educator, nurse manager-administration, and palliative care. The MSN-MBA dual degree program, also offered online, is available to nurses with a BSN degree who wish to attain nursing executive positions or become entrepreneurs.

For more information about McKendree Online, visit mckendree.edu/online.

 

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McKendree University is a College of Distinction, among “America’s 100 Best College Buys,” and recognized as a “Military Friendly School” by Victory Media. Founded in 1828, the historic Lebanon, Ill., campus is 25 miles from downtown St. Louis. McKendree also has campuses in Louisville and Radcliff, Ky., and offers programs at Scott Air Force Base and other sites throughout Illinois and Kentucky. www.mckendree.edu