Colorado State University’s Online Education Graduate Programs among the Best, According to U.S. News & World Report

Colorado State University online education graduate programs are among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 Best Graduate Schools edition.

CSU’s online education graduate degree programs rank among the top 100 in the nation, landing at no. 75. The list highlights the top graduate degrees in education from regionally accredited schools that meet the federal standard of 100 percent online course delivery.

Nearly 1,000 programs were surveyed and scored in the categories of student engagement, student services and technology, faculty credentials and training, admissions selectivity, and peer reputation. Programs were then ranked according to total score, with the top-scoring programs ranked highest.

Colorado State’s accredited online education graduate degree programs focus on enhancing educators’ professional expertise by building on their prior teaching experience. Curriculum is based on the most current developments in educational theory, and emphasizes innovative instructional techniques, communication skills, and the development of lessons and projects that resonate with students. Graduates are well positioned to pursue careers in primary and secondary education, administration, and adult education.

“Colorado State University has a long history of developing top-tier educators prepared to answer the call to teach and take on the challenges of inspiring future learners,” said Matt Griswold, CSU OnlinePlus program director. “We are very excited that our dedicated faculty can now provide the same curriculum and course content to students online, making it easier than ever for current teachers and administrators to earn an advanced degree while they continue working with their own students.”

To learn more CSU’s online Master’s of Education degrees, including Adult Education and Training and Organizational Leadership, Performance, and Change, visit or contact Siobhan Venman at CSU OnlinePlus at (970) 492-4718.

About Colorado State University OnlinePlus

Colorado State University OnlinePlus has more than 45 years of experience delivering online and distance education. We support the University’s land-grant mission of expanding access to education by connecting students who cannot or choose not to come to campus with Colorado State’s renowned faculty, research, and academic curricula, delivering high-quality, in-demand degrees and courses with the convenience and innovation that today’s students need.

CSU OnlinePlus is a division of the Office of Engagement, which strengthens CSU’s ability to achieve excellence in the areas of teaching and learning, retention and graduation, admissions and access, and engagement and service and assists communities through engagement, scientific discovery, and regional research.

For more information about Colorado State University OnlinePlus, visit or call (970) 491-5288.