VERMILLION, S.D. -- US News & World Report again ranked University of South Dakota online graduate degree programs as some of the best nationally in its latest listing, which was released Tuesday.
USD’s Beacom School of Business tied for No. 41 out of 91 ranked universities in Best Online Graduate Business Programs (excluding MBAs). Beacom tied for 52nd out of 163 ranked schools in Best Online MBA Programs. And USD’s School of Education tied for 95th out of 188 ranked schools in Best Online Graduate Education Programs.
“Being ranked among the best in a crowded online MBA market is a great validation of the high quality of the MBA learning experience our world-class faculty provide and the positive feedback we continue to get from our students and alumni,” said Venky Venkatachalam, dean of the Beacom School of Business. “Our MPA (Masters in Professional Accountancy) is also consistently getting ranked very high by several agencies, which again shows the high quality of our graduate accounting program."
“We are excited to have been recognized as one of the best online programs in the nation. The faculty and staff put great effect into creating quality programs both on-line and on-campus, and this ranking reflects their hard work and attention to quality education” said Donald Easton-Brooks, dean of USD’s School of Education.