Cumberlands Online Programs Among the Best in America

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Several online degree programs at University of the Cumberlands (UC) are listed among the best in America, according to the annual “Best Online Programs” rankings released January 10 by U.S. News & World Report.

The Criminal Justice Administration, Education and MBA programs at Cumberlands were named among the best online graduate programs. U.S. News also ranked UC’s online bachelor’s program among the best. Rankings are based on a variety of factors, including: student engagement, student services and technology, admissions selectivity, faculty credentials and training, and peer reputation.

“Cumberlands has consistently worked to keep its academic offerings relevant to the needs of students and the demands of the market-place,” said Dr. Larry Cockrum, president of the university. “Over the years, we have been able to expand our commitment to academic excellence by offering an increasing number of online degree programs. These programs are affordable and convenient, allowing busy adults to pursue higher education while also working and raising a family.”

Drawing upon more than 125 years of academic excellence, University of the Cumberlands provides convenient, flexible and affordable online degree programs designed to accommodate the distinct needs of adult learners. UC’s innovative course delivery provides students with access to cutting-edge technologies, excellent resources and professional knowledge with real-world applicability, all while maintaining a traditional and personal approach to education. UC’s nationally recognized curriculum is delivered by a dedicated and distinguished faculty, who provide a quality education that is both practical and modern.

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