January 24, 2013
Engineering Online graduate programs ranked in Top 10 nationally by U.S. News & World Report
Engineering Online at North Carolina State University has been ranked among the nation's top 10 online graduate engineering programs by U.S. News & World Report.
The magazine's 2013 rankings put Engineering Online's graduate engineering programs at No. 7 nationally and its computer science and computer networking programs at No. 9 (those programs are listed under "Computer Information Technology Programs"). Prospective students often use the U.S. News rankings to help them decide which school to attend.
The College of Engineering at NC State established what is now known as Engineering Online in 1978. The program, designed for working professionals, allows students to earn master's degrees in engineering without coming to campus. Courses offered by Engineering Online are identical to on-campus courses in terms of content, requirements and academic rigor. GetEducated.com ranked Engineering Online's master's programs sixth nationally in its most recent "Best Buy" rankings.
Engineering Online offers master's degree programs in aerospace engineering, civil engineering, chemical engineering, computer engineering, computer networking, computer science, electrical engineering, environmental engineering, industrial engineering, integrated manufacturing systems engineering, materials science and engineering, mechanical engineering and nuclear engineering. The program also offers a master of engineering degree.