NNU Nationally Recognized for 3 Top Graduate Degree Programs

NNU Nationally Recognized for 3 Top Graduate Degree Programs

Northwest Nazarene University
Mar 24, 2021
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Northwest Nazarene University has received recognition by intelligent.com for three of its online graduate and professional degree programs, with its online doctorate in education program ranked #1 in the nation. The rankings are based on an assessment of 1,280 accredited colleges and universities across the U.S. Each program is evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment. 

According to Dr. Jay Akkerman, NNU’s Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies, “We have long known that the strength and innovation of NNU’s graduate programs make them some of the best in the country. Inclusion on some of these recent lists underscores the excellent work of our faculty, staff and students. We're very proud of our students and alumni who are leading in their fields as creative and redemptive agents in the communities where they practice and serve.”    

The 2021 rankings are calculated through a unique scoring system which includes student engagement, potential return on investment, and leading third-party evaluations. Intelligent.com analyzed hundreds of schools with comparable programs on a scale of 0 to 100. The methodology uses an algorithm that collects and analyzes multiple rankings into one score to easily compare each university’s degree program. Please visit the listed sources below to access each program’s complete ranking.

Northwest Nazarene University has been recognized for the following degree programs:

Online Doctorate In Education Degree Programs | Ranked #1

Online Masters in Ministry Degree Programs | Ranked #22

Online Masters In Education Degree Programs | Ranked #38

To find out more about NNU’s graduate and professional studies programs, go to https://www.nnu.edu/students/graduate/experience-nnu/graduate-go-beyond