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Online University Rankings 2011 Revealed by GetEducated.com with the Top 25 Online Degrees Available to Potential Students

Essex Junction, VT (News4us.com) September 29, 2010

Online University Rankings 2011 Revealed by GetEducated.com with the Top 25 Online Degrees Available to Potential Students

Online University Rankings 2011 Revealed by GetEducated.com with the Top 25 Online Degrees Available to Potential Students

GetEducated.com has released its online university rankings 2011 of the Best Values for a distance masters, online healthcare degree, from online graduate schools nationwide.

The online degree rankings reveal the Top 25 Best Values for consumers looking to find an affordable online degree from graduate schools that offer distance masters (regionally accredited).

The online degree rankings are based on a review of 34 graduate schools online (regionally accredited) that offer 58 different online healthcare administration degrees or online healthcare masters degrees in hot career areas such as health law, health care management, emergency services, pharmacy studies, dietetics and nutrition, and clinical practice.

GetEducated.com’s online college reviews show that the average online university cost for a distance masters in healthcare, including tuition and distance education fees, is $21,652.

Lamar University’s Master of Science Health Promotion ranked as the #1 most affordable online masters degree in healthcare. Students in Texas will pay a remarkably low cost of about $10,728 for this distance learning masters (those who live out of state pay considerably more: $21,888). Lamar is a member of the publicly funded Texas State University System.

The least affordable online healthcare degree reviewed came from the Rochester Institute of Technology, a private New York university, at a cost of $44,352. The RIT distance masters offers a major in health systems administration.

Other online universities that made the GetEducated Top 10 ranking list include: University of Southern Indiana, University of South Dakota, George Washington University (DC), University of Maryland Baltimore County, University of Massachusetts Boston, AT Still University (MO), TUI University (CA), Saint Joseph’s College of Maine, University of Florida and Kansas State University.

GetEducated.com’s Top 25 Ranked Distance Masters – Best Values Online Healthcare Degree is posted on the distance learning research firm’s website.

One notable online education trend: all 25 of the Top Ranked Best Buys in Distance Masters came from online universities that operate residential campuses.

“These days the best online college in terms of affordability may be the public university in one’s own backyard,” says Vicky Phillips, GetEducated’s CEO and online education expert. “Affordability plus local brand-name recognition defines almost all of the top ranked universities on GetEducated’s Best Buys in online healthcare education list. Consumers searching for an affordable online degree will find GetEducated’s university cost rankings an invaluable resource.”

GetEducated’s mission is to help online students compare online education by cost, quality and credibility. While old-school rankings focus on rating colleges along dimensions like the number of research articles published by tenured faculty, GetEducated’s online college rankings focus on defining “best” from the perspective of a new generation of online students.

Online students can compare all their accredited online degree options by cost and student reviews by visiting GetEducated’s free directory of the best online education programs.

The free online college guide profiles 229 accredited online healthcare and medical education programs. Choices range from state universities to prestigious healthcare departments that now offer distance learning degrees, such as Johns Hopkins University.

About: Founded in 1989 by distance learning experts, GetEducated.com publishes online university rankings and online college reviews of accredited online masters along the dimensions of affordability, quality, and credibility.

CONTACT: Vicky Phillips, GetEducated.com, LLC, Essex Junction, VT. 05456. 802-899-4866. Website: http://www.geteducated.com


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