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US News & World Report Ranks Texas A&M Programs Top 10 In Online Education

The US News 2024 Best Online Programs finds three of Texas A&M’s programs among the nation’s Top 10 and nine that lead the state.
By Lesley Henton, Texas A&M University Division of Marketing and Communications February 9, 2024

Texas A&M University online programs rank among the nation’s best, according to U.S. News and World Report.

In its annual Best Online Programs ranking for 2024, the publication places three of the university’s programs in the nation’s Top 10 and nine in the Top 20; among them, nine programs lead the state. Several of Texas A&M’s programs rank highly in online graduate education for veterans.

“As a land-grant institution, our mission is to bring higher education opportunities to those with the passion and determination to succeed. We want to meet students where they are, and for some, that means earning a degree through an online education,” said General (Ret.) Mark A. Welsh III, president of Texas A&M University. “The latest rankings recognize the efforts of faculty and staff responsible for these online programs, as well as our students, some of whom may never step foot on campus until commencement, but they are Aggies nonetheless.”

Top 10 Programs

  • School of Nursing

    Overall bachelor’s: No. 7 (No. 1 in Texas)

  • School of Education and Human Development

    Overall master’s for veterans: No. 3 (No. 1 in Texas)
    Master’s in curriculum and instruction: No. 8 (No. 1 in Texas)

Top 20 Programs

  • College of Engineering

    Overall master’s: No. 14 (No. 1 in Texas)
    Master’s for veterans: No. 17 (No. 1 in Texas)
    Master’s in electrical engineering: No. 11 (No. 1 in Texas)
    Master’s in engineering management: No. 11 (No. 1 in Texas)
    Master’s in industrial engineering: No. 12 (No. 1 in Texas)

  • Mays Business School

    Master’s in business (excluding MBA): No. 14 (No. 2 in Texas)
    Master’s for veterans (excluding MBA): No. 15 (No. 2 in Texas)

  • School of Education and Human Development

    Overall master’s: No. 12 (No. 2 in Texas)
    Master’s in educational administration and supervision: No. 11 (No. 1 in Texas)

  • School of Nursing

    Master’s in nursing: No. 20 (No. 2 in Texas)

Methodologies for the rankings take into account factors including engagement; service and technologies; faculty credentials and training; and peer assessment.

View the rankings from U.S. News and World Report here.

Media contact: Lesley Henton,

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