College of Education and Human Development Rises in U.S. News & World Report Rankings
published on March 14, 2017
ATLANTA—Georgia State University’s College of Education and Human Development continued its rapid ascent up the U.S. News & World Report rankings of higher education graduate programs, placing 48th in this year’s survey.
The college ranked 71st two years ago and jumped to 59th last year. It tied with Fordham University, Temple University and the University of Illinois-Chicago in this year’s survey.
“Our rise in the rankings is a testament to the hard work our faculty have put in to increase external funding, develop new, high-quality degree offerings and recruit exceptional graduate students,” said Paul Alberto, dean of the college.
The College of Law, which ranked 57th last year, fell to 65th this year. The College of Law’s health law program was seventh after ranking sixth last year. The college’s part-time program rose from 14 last year to 11th in this year’s survey. The Robinson College of Business’ part-time Master of Business Administration program, 27th last year, is 46th this year. Its information systems program ranked 11th, tied with Indiana University. It was 12th last year.
The Master of Science in nursing program in the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions, unranked a year ago, was 112th in this year’s rankings, tied with Pacific Lutheran University and the University of Indianapolis.
Rankings of graduate schools are based on qualitative and quantitative measures. Rankings of individual programs are based on peer assessments.