McKendree Online Degrees Are Among Nation’s Best, Says U.S. News

(January 9, 2018) - McKendree University’s online bachelor’s degree programs and online MBA, graduate education and nursing degree programs are among U.S. News’ “Best Online Programs” for 2018.

The U.S. News recognizes online programs in eight categories: bachelor’s, MBA, and graduate level non-MBA business, criminal justice, education, engineering, computer information technology and nursing. U.S. News also ranks McKendree University among its Best Online programs for veterans. Results are posted at

“We are pleased that U.S. News & World Report consistently recognizes the quality of our online undergraduate and graduate degree programs,” said Dr. Christine Bahr, McKendree University provost. “Our online programs are characterized by excellent instruction, strong personal interaction among faculty and students, and authentic learning experiences that help students apply their knowledge and skills. McKendree online programs allow all students, regardless of their geographic location, to benefit from the university’s reputation for academic excellence.”

Available to students who are unable to take classes on campus, McKendree University offers online bachelor’s degrees in psychology, sociology-criminal justice, business administration, computer information systems and nursing. The Bachelor of Business Administration degree is available with the option of six majors: accounting, business administration, human resource management, management, marketing and sport management.

Graduate students can earn master’s degrees online in criminal justice, education, business administration, and nursing. A Doctor of Nursing Practice degree also is available online.

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