Point Park University Recognized by Intelligent.com for Six Top Online Programs in the U.S. Monday, January 10, 2022
“This recognition from Intelligent.com is gratifying and important because it showcases the hard work we’ve done at Point Park to build out a comprehensive and diverse set of online degree programs."
Intelligent.com, a trusted resource for online/on-campus program rankings and higher education planning, has included Point Park University in its list of best online degree programs assessed for 2022. The research identifies programs in the nation based on flexibility, faculty, course strength, cost and reputation.
Point Park has been recognized for the following degree programs:
- Best Online Bachelor's in Accounting Programs | Ranked 14
- Best Online Master's in Adult Education Programs | Ranked 22
- Best Online Master's in Coaching Degree Programs | Ranked 23
- Best Online Bachelor's in Public Administration Programs | Ranked 24
- Best Online Colleges in Pennsylvania | Ranked 27
- Best Online Bachelor's in Network Administration Programs | Ranked 38
“This recognition from Intelligent.com is gratifying and important because it showcases the hard work we’ve done at Point Park to build out a comprehensive and diverse set of online degree programs,” said Nelson Chipman, assistant vice president of Point Park University Online. “The expectation is that we will continue to grow, both in quality and quantity.”
Intelligent.com implemented a unique methodology that ranks each program on a scale from 0 to 100 across five categories. The scoring system compares each university according to program strength, student readiness, return on investment, cost and student engagement. Researchers compared 704 programs from 2,900 universities and colleges across the U.S.
Point Park offers flexible distance learning that appeals to busy adults or hybrid models that include on-campus and online formats. Experts at Intelligent.com assessed programs that help students enhance and develop advanced skills for a variety of in-demand positions.
Studies show that obtaining a degree increases income substantially, degree holders earning 84% more than those with only high school diplomas or those without a completed GED. The percentage difference in earnings continues to grow with higher learning degrees such as masters, doctoral or professional degrees, with the unemployment rate decreasing to as much as 1.1% for those with a doctorate.
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