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The University of Delaware College of Education and Human Development is ranked 23rd in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Graduate Education Programs. The College offers four online master’s degrees in literacy, teacher leadership, educational technology, and exceptional children and youth. The curriculum, which is designed to meet the needs of aspiring educational professionals and currently certified teachers, prepares graduates to become leaders in their fields. Courses run for five, seven and 14 weeks, depending on the program, and are created by full-time faculty renowned for both teaching and research.

“For the second year in a row, the online graduate education programs in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Delaware. Have been ranked in the top 25 in the nation. The ranking recognizes the strength of our curricula, innovation programs and courses, and the involvement of our School of Education faculty in the delivery of the courses and working directly with students,” said Gary Henry, dean of the College of Education and Human Development. “A distinguishing characteristic of a strong online program is meaningful interactions between students and knowledgeable faculty.  I believe our ranking reflects the level of engagement of our faculty with students in our online programs.”

“At a time when online learning is at the forefront of education efforts, we are thrilled to have this recognition,” said Chrystalla Mouza, director of UD’s School of Education and distinguished professor of teacher education. “Our programs are led by full-time faculty who are not only outstanding educators but they are also active scholars, bringing the latest research into their teaching. Our students work on authentic projects with immediate benefits for their own professional development, their classrooms and beyond.”