Online Schools Report recognized Missouri State University’s master’s in child development program as one of the top 10 in the nation.
About the ranking
Missouri State ranked eighth on the list.
MSU was noted for its personalized degree construction. Individuals in the program have the opportunity to choose a third of their classes based on personal interest.
The program’s reputation, student satisfaction and 100% self-pacing of the program were all listed as contributing factors to the ranking.
How the ranking is determined
The Online Schools Report uses a variety of data sources to develop the rankings. The criteria for this ranking includes:
- Acceptance rates
- Earning potential
- Online presence
- Online program quality
- Student satisfaction
MSU was also recognized for having their program completely accessible online.