Georgia College online graduate programs nationally recognized by U.S. News & World Report

Georgia College online graduate programs nationally recognized by U.S. News & World Report

Several Georgia College graduate programs received national recognition in the recently published “Best Online Programs Rankings” for 2022 from U.S. News & World Report.

Graduate nursing students work in the lab
Graduate nursing students work in the lab

The highest-ranked in the state, the university’s online graduate nursing programs ranked 29th in the nation. These programs include the Master of Science in Nursing with track options of Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP), Nurse Educator (NE) and Nurse Midwifery. Post-Master's certificates in these concentrations are also offered for MSN-prepared nurses seeking certification.

The online master’s degrees in business (non-MBA) were listed 41st nationally—the second-highest ranked in the state. That includes Georgia College’s Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management and Master of Management Information Systems.


The Master of Business Administration (Georgia WebMBA®) at Georgia College was also recognized among the best in the country ranked at 69th—the second-highest public university in the state. The program allows professionals to earn an MBA completely online without interrupting their work and personal lives.

Also recognized were the online graduate education programs, including Educational Leadership, Teacher Leadership and Master of Arts in Teaching, among others.

"The continued recognition of our online graduate programs as top tier in the state and the nation shows the exceptional quality of the education provided through the programs," said Dr. Costas Spirou, provost and vice president for academic affairs. "This would not be possible without the dedication of the faculty and staff who work within each program to ensure each student receives a high-quality education."

MAT students work in class.
MAT students work in class.

U.S. News & World Report is a multi-platform publisher of news and information, which includes www.usnews.com as well as the digital-only U.S. News Weekly magazine. U.S. News publishes annual print and e-book versions of its authoritative rankings of Best Colleges, Best Graduate Schools and Best Hospitals. For more information on Georgia College’s online graduate programs, visit gcsu.edu/graduate.