MONROE, La. — The University of Louisiana Monroe’s online master’s degree in Public Administration (MPA) has been named one of the nation’s most affordable by GradSchoolHub.com.
ULM came in at the #9 spot, outranking 21 other schools, including Clemson University, University of Missouri, University of Colorado, University of South Florida, University of Illinois, among others.
The ranking company examined 84 schools that offer an online master’s degree in public administration. From this pool of schools, the company selected those that had earned rankings from major publications like Forbes magazine, The Princeton Review, and U.S. News and World Report. The schools were ranked based on the most current tuition and fees published by the NCES College Navigator.
"Occupations requiring a master's degree are the fastest growing and will remain that way over the next couple of decades,” said Dr. Joshua Stockley, professor of Political Science at ULM and co-coordinator of the MPA program. “Individuals with an MPA are not only in high demand, but are well paid. When coupled with our affordability, it is clear that ULM's MPA degree is a very sound financial investment."
eULM offers one associate degree, sixteen bachelor degrees, eighteen master degrees, and two doctoral degrees. The online program has received numerous national recognitions and rankings.
The Online College Plan ranking can be viewed at http://www.gradschoolhub.com/best/affordable-online-masters-public-administration-2016/
For more information about eULM, visit ulm.edu/eulm.