A top ranking

best-online-programs-grad-engineering-2013Auburn Engineering’s online graduate program was recently ranked sixth by U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 “Best Online Engineering Education Programs.” The graduate computer information technology program, housed in the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, was ranked seventh among online graduate computer information technology programs. Combining traditional instruction with modern delivery methods, the program enables students to advance their education by pursuing a master’s degree in engineering from home or at work.

“The college is well known for providing one of the nation’s top engineering graduate distance degree programs, and we are proud to take our place among the finest programs in the country,” said Christopher B. Roberts, dean of engineering and Uthlaut professor. “These rankings confirm that we offer strong graduate instruction with a leading-edge delivery system that ensures our distance students receive an experience comparable to that of their on-campus peers.”

Wait, there’s more…
The college’s graduate programs ranked 38th among public institutions offering doctoral programs, and 67th overall, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools 2014” publication. The overall rankings also include several of the college’s programs, with industrial engineering at 31st, aerospace engineering ranking 43rd and chemical engineering ranking 50th. Civil engineering received a ranking of 50th, while electrical engineering ranked 51st, computer engineering 62nd, materials engineering 66th and mechanical engineering 77th. Biosystems engineering, a program within both the College of Engineering and the College of Agriculture, ranked 20th.

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