DSU graduate education program named a “Best Buy” by GetEducated.com

DSU’s online program in Masters of Science in Educational Technology was independently reviewed and ranked a top “Best Buy” for teachers and educators seeking Instructional and ed techaffordable online education degrees by GetEducated.com.

The “Best Buy” rankings are based on a comprehensive review of 367 online education masters programs offered by 129 regionally accredited universities. DSU’s Educational Technology degree ranked #23 in the Online Masters Educational and Instructional Technology category and #65 in the Online Masters Education category. The average cost for an online education masters degree nationally is $16,730.62, DSU’s cost is $13,248.

“The Best Buy awards mark Dakota State University as a nationally ranked leader in the field of online education. Its programs, which offer a high-quality college education to the public through the innovative use of educational technology, are exemplary,” says Vicky Phillips, founder of GetEducated.com.

“In a time when college costs have reached startling levels, DSU is a role model for how educational technology coupled with wise administrative policies can help solve the cost crises that is crippling higher education.”

“The two Get Educated Best Buy online learning awards earned by DSU mark the university as one of the best online degree programs in America for educators and teachers who seek trusted, affordable ways to earn a college education online,” says Phillips, who in 2009 was recognized by “U.S. News & World Report”masters education as “for twenty years the leading consumer advocate for online college students.”

Dakota State also holds “Best Buy” rankings in the categories of: Online Computer Science Masters, #5 with the Masters of Science in Information Systems and #10 with the Masters of Science in Information Assurance; Online IT Bachelor, #13 with the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science; Online Bachelor Healthcare, #7 with the Bachelor of Science in Health Information Administration.

GetEducated.com is a consumer group that publishes online college rankings and online university ratings along the dimensions that matter most to online students themselves: affordability and credibility. Their mission is to help consumers make informed choices about the second most expensive purchase most will make in their lifetime – a college degree.

To see rankings for all categories, please logon to http://www.geteducated.com/online-college-ratings-and-rankings

Last Updated: 8/21/12