College places in top 10 of Best Online Programs

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The online engineering and information technology programs offered by the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University are both among the top such programs in the country, according to 2019 US News & World Report rankings of the Best Online Programs.

NC State’s Engineering Online ranked eighth nationally on the list of Best Online Engineering Programs and sixth on the list of Best Computer Information Technology Programs.

The online graduate engineering program was also rated in the top 10 on a list of Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs for Veterans.

Established in 1978, Engineering Online is the College’s master’s degree or professional certificate distance education program. Engineering Online is fully accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is authorized in every U.S. state for delivery of online degree programs.

Engineering Online offers 16 different graduate engineering degree programs that are the same high-quality engineering and computer science degree programs offered on campus, but with the flexibility of online learning to help meet students’ educational and professional goals.

The US News rankings look at metrics including faculty credentials and training, services and technologies made available to students, student excellence and how engaged faculty members are.

Five Engineering Online programs secured top spots in the 2018 online master’s degree rankings published by Best College Reviews.

The university’s online master’s degree programs in nuclear engineering, chemical engineering, environmental engineering, electrical engineering, and industrial and manufacturing engineering were named the best in the nation.