In a recent report published by U.S. News & World Report, UCCS boasts six distinct online programs ranked among the best in the nation.
General UCCS programs
- Best online bachelor’s programs: Rank #87
- Best online bachelor’s programs for veterans: Rank #51
College of Business and Administration
The College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Only 5% of business schools have earned this distinction. In the latest rankings, an undergraduate and graduate program received honors.
- Best online Bachelor’s in Business program: Rank #26
- Best online MBA program: Rank #89
- Best online MBA program for veterans: Rank #58
- #3 in the state of Colorado – both MBA & MBA for veterans
College of Education
The College of Education is one of only two Colorado institutions to be accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs accredited by (CACREP). Fully online graduate offerings received a best-in-class nod. The College of Education offers three graduate-level online programs.
- Best online Master’s in Education program: Rank #53
- Best online Master’s in Education program for veterans: Rank #18
- #1 in the state of Colorado – both Master’s & Master’s for veterans
Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences
The Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences offers a variety of nationally recognized and accredited bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees including, but not limited to, nursing, exercise science, health care science, nutrition, athletic training, and strength and conditioning. The online Master of Science in Nursing degree received recognition as one of the best options in the nation.
- Best online Master’s in Nursing program: Rank #38
- #2 in the state of Colorado
- Best online Master’s in Nursing program for veterans: Rank #10
- #1 in the state of Colorado for veterans
School of Public Affairs
The School of Public Affairs offers programs accredited by the NASPAA, as well as programs in Criminal Justice, Public Administration and Social Work. The college’s online Master of Criminal Justice program received a top-20 best in the nation ranking.
- Best online Master of Criminal Justice program: Rank #16
- Best online Master of Criminal Justice program for veterans: Rank #11
- #1 in the state of Colorado – both MCJ & MCJ for veterans