Eastern Michigan University online master's programs ranked among top nine U.S. colleges and universities by OnlineMastersDegrees.org

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YPSILANTI Eastern Michigan University has been ranked as one of the top schools for online master's degrees in 2024 by OnlineMastersDegrees.org, a leading resource for students seeking advanced degrees online. This distinction places EMU among the top 9% of U.S. colleges and universities offering online graduate programs. To be eligible, a college or university must hold active regional accreditation and have at least one partially online master’s program in the ranking subject. 

"EMU is proud to be recognized for our commitment to providing high-quality, accessible online master's programs that address these concerns," said Alice Jo Rainville, professor of Dietetics and Human Nutrition. "Our programs offer excellent value, with competitive tuition rates and strong support services to help students succeed."

EMU's online master's programs received top marks in several key areas, including:

The rankings reveal that EMU prioritizes affordability and accessibility, with several programs boasting some of the lowest net costs among ranked institutions. Additionally, the University's wide range of fully and partially online programs provides students the flexibility to balance their academic pursuits with personal and professional commitments.

OnlineMastersDegrees.org rankings consider various factors, including:

  • Cost: OnlineMastersDegrees.org prioritizes schools with the lowest net cost, including tuition, fees, and institutional aid.
  • Flexibility: All ranked schools offer at least one fully or partially online program, providing convenience for busy students.
  • Academic quality: OnlineMastersDegrees.org analyzes data points such as student-to-faculty ratios, acceptance rates, and academic counseling services.
  • Career support: OnlineMastersDegrees.org assesses the availability of career placement services to help graduates succeed in their chosen fields.

EMU's online master's programs are designed to meet the needs of working professionals and other students who require flexibility in their education. The programs offer a variety of formats, including asynchronous courses and accelerated options, to accommodate busy schedules.

"This recognition from OnlineMastersDegrees.org shows the dedication of our faculty and staff who are committed to providing an outstanding online learning experience," said Rainville. "We are proud to offer programs that are affordable and accessible, but also prepare our graduates for success in their careers."

To learn more about Eastern Michigan University's online master's programs, visit the University’s website.


About OnlineMastersDegrees.org
OnlineMastersDegrees.org (OMD) began in 2020 to support online learning at the master’s level. Our user-friendly, research-backed content helps students find scholarships, resources, and financial aid and connect with accredited colleges and universities nationwide.

About Eastern Michigan University
Founded in 1849, Eastern is the second oldest public university in Michigan. It currently serves more than 13,000 students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 300 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University's Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering and Technology; Health and Human Services; and its graduate school. National publications regularly recognize EMU for its excellence, diversity, and commitment to applied education. Visit the University’s rankings and points of pride websites to learn more. For more information about Eastern Michigan University, visit the University's website. To stay up to date on University news, activities and announcements, visit EMU Today.

February 27, 2024

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Brittany Mobley

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