UA engineering online program gets high marks

by The City Wire staff ( 6 views 

U.S. News and World Report has listed the University of Arkansas College of Engineering’s Master of Science in Engineering program as 25th out of 66 online graduate engineering programs in its Best Online Programs rankings.

The Master of Science in Engineering program has been offering online degrees since 2009. It is a fully-accredited program taught by graduate faculty from the College of Engineering. This program is designed for students who want to further their education in a variety of engineering topics, and its graduates are well-prepared for a career in engineering and management of engineering systems, processes and organizations.

“The ranking of this online degree program in engineering is testimony of the high-quality online and distance education programs that the University of Arkansas can deliver because of its highly qualified and experienced faculty members and the amount of resources dedicated for the support of our students,” said Javier Reyes, vice provost for distance education.

The Master of Science in Engineering program is open to students with a bachelor’s degree in any engineering field and incorporates classes from the traditional master of science degrees in biological, chemical, civil, computer systems, electrical, environmental, industrial, mechanical and transportation engineering, as well as operations management.