UNC Charlotte ranked among nation’s best for online education

UNC Charlotte ranked among nation’s best for online education
Tuesday, January 25, 2022

UNC Charlotte’s expanded commitment to online education is paying off with its online bachelor’s programs, now ranked 10th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report (USNWR), with the University’s online master’s of education programs ranked 14th.

"Student success and opportunity are central to UNC Charlotte's mission," said Chancellor Sharon L. Gaber. "Delivering high-quality instruction with our online programs is integral in meeting the evolving needs of a diverse student body and working professionals. This recognition is a testament to our progress as a national leader in this critical area of focus.”

This marks the fifth consecutive year that Charlotte has been recognized in the USNWR rankings for best online programs. Supported by the School of Professional Studies, these programs are taught by highly qualified instructors and are designed to provide the flexibility and affordability that best serve students. Additional online bachelor and master’s programs, including an online MBA, are planned for next academic year.

Charlotte’s online master’s of nursing programs ranked 68th in the nation. The online nursing programs provide students with the ability to learn on their own time and advance their careers while continuing to practice in their current professional roles. 

The online M.S. in Engineering Management, ranked 70th by USNWR, trains engineering managers to focus on real-world problems and teaches creative methods to work through risks and benefits. 

New with the Fall 2022 semester, UNC Charlotte introduces the Online MBA with concentrations in applied business technology, including business analytics, digital marketing and financial technology.