U.S. News & World Report Ranks Texas A&M-Corpus Christi’s Online Graduate Nursing Program as 10th Best in the Nation

October 02, 2014

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Master of Science in Nursing program at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has been ranked as the 10th Best Online Graduate Nursing Program by U.S. News & World Report in the 30th edition of the 2015 Best Colleges Rankings.

 “We’re excited to be among the top programs in the country for our Online Graduate Nursing Program,” said Dr. Flavius Killebrew, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi President and CEO. “We’re committed to providing our students with the best online tools available, along with the latest techniques in these areas to help meet the growing demand for nurses throughout the country.”  

The Online Master of Science in Nursing Program was ranked on several factors including student engagement, faculty credential and training, student services and technology, peer reputation, and admissions selectivity.  

U.S. News & World Report also ranked Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 91st out of 268 national universities for its quality counseling programs offered through the Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi offers master’s and doctoral programs specializing in addictions counseling, clinical mental health counseling, family counseling, and school counseling.

A&M-Corpus Christi also was included in the U.S. News Best Graduate Schools rankings as follows: in Education (No. 162), Nursing (No. 166), and Fine Arts (No. 197).  

U.S. News & World Report considers A&M-Corpus Christi a national university committed to producing ground-breaking research in a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs.    

U.S. News & World Report creates nearly 50 different ranking categories each year to help students choose the school that best fits their educational goals and financial needs. Rankings are based on student retention rates, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources, alumni giving, graduation rate performance, and high school counselor ratings. For more information, go to http://www.usnews.com/education.