|By PR Newswire||
|December 26, 2013 08:45 AM EST||
TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report-ranked Dominican University has been recognized as a top 10 Best Catholic College in the United States by BestColleges.com, a web-based resource to assist prospective students in the college selection process.
Using criteria such as academics, faculty and faith practices, BestColleges.com reviewed more than 200 Catholic institutions nationwide. This information, combined with student assessments of their satisfaction with courses, instructors and activities, plus data from interviews with experts, determined the top 48 schools. Dominican University ranked ninth overall.
"We are extremely pleased with Dominican University's standing in the top ten of Catholic colleges in the country," said Colleen Reardon, EdD, Dean of the School of Education. "Catholic colleges are highly regarded in providing educational excellence, and rankings such as these ensure that students and their families can review objective criteria when choosing their college or university."
Long renowned for the quality of its campus-based academic programs, Dominican University also offers that same excellence through its 100% online Master of Arts in Education (MAEd) degree programs. Those online programs, which are designed to support the professional development of talented teachers, include:
- Master of Arts in Education: Elementary Education
- Master of Arts in Education: Reading
- Master of Arts in Education: English as a Second Language
Powered by University Alliance technology, the video-based e-learning system offers anytime, anywhere access to live chat rooms, streaming and downloadable video lectures, and message boards.
Learn more about Dominican University's 100% online Master's in Education degree programs by calling 800-441-5408 or visiting www.dominicanu.com.
About Dominican University
Founded in 1901, Dominican University is located ten miles west of downtown Chicago. The Catholic university consistently ranks in the top 20 regional universities in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report – which also repeatedly cited Dominican as a best value in higher education. The university is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools as a baccalaureate and master's degree granting institution.
About University Alliance
The University Alliance (UA) facilitates the promotion and online delivery of associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees as well as professional certificate programs from the nation's leading traditional universities and institutions. Powered by UA's technology and support services, its university partners have surpassed 450,000 online enrollments – making UA the largest facilitator of e-learning in the country. University partners include Villanova University, the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, Florida Institute of Technology, Michigan State University, University of Florida, University of South Florida, Valparaiso University, New England College, University of St. Thomas, University of San Francisco, Jacksonville University, University of Vermont, The University of Scranton, and Dominican University.
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