University of Colorado College of Nursing is named today in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs, ranking #10. Key factors in the ranking include student engagement, faculty credentials and training, student services and technology, peer reputation and admissions selectivity.
“We are very excited that our online graduate programs have been recognized again by U.S. News & World Report,” says Sarah Thompson, PhD, RN, FAAN. “We are proud of all of our innovative online programs, including the recently revised RN-BS program.”
The ranking covers master’s and doctor of nursing practice programs that are offered entirely online. For the CU College of Nursing, this includes the master’s in Health Care Informatics and the i-LEAD Nursing Leadership and Health Care Systems master’s program.
“Through Diane Skiba, PhD, FAAN, FACMI, the University of Colorado College of Nursing has a tradition of providing innovative, electronic avenues for learning that extends back to the early 1980s,” says Linda Flynn, PhD, associate dean for academic programs. “Today, many of our faculty teach online courses, and with Dr. Skiba, continue to provide high-quality graduate programs online that deserve recognition. We are proud to of this ranking from U.S. News & World Report.”