Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies (iSchool) and the College of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS) have been recognized as No. 11 for Best Online Graduate Information Technology Programs for Veterans and No. 25 for Best Online Graduate Information Technology Programs by U.S. News & World Report for 2021.
The full rankings, released earlier today, are available on the U.S. News & World Report website.
“This ranking reflects the outstanding work our faculty have put in to make Syracuse University a leader in online education. The online computing master’s programs offered by the College of Engineering and Computer Science allow students to take classes on a schedule that is right for them and it can be an opportunity to advance their career while still working full time,” said Jae C. Oh, chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the David G. Edelstein Professor for Broadening Participation.
“The iSchool is pleased to receive this recognition of our high-quality online programs from U.S. News and World Report,” says Victoria Williams, director of online education and post traditional education at the iSchool. “For over 25 years, our online programs have attracted working professionals from around the world. The iSchool’s interdisciplinary and applied-learning approach allows students to customize a degree to gain the skills needed to meet their career goals and immediately apply what they’re learning in the classroom to their professional roles. We’re proud that our programs remain highly ranked for Information Technology and Info Tech for Veterans as the field continues to be competitive.”
“Our online programs are an outstanding option for people having a diverse array of educational and personal backgrounds. We have been intentional in designing a high-quality, rigorous online educational program while also giving students the flexibility they need,” said College of Engineering and Computer Science Dean J. Cole Smith. “It is gratifying to see our Syracuse University programs in the top 25 of the national rankings.”
iSchool Dean Raj Dewan adds, “There is a long history of groundbreaking work being done at Syracuse University’s iSchool. This 2021 ranking underscores that standing as well as the school’s ongoing commitment to innovation in the digital age. The iSchool is exceptional at offering today’s students and professionals the kinds of education and experiences they will need for successful careers in a wide range of fields, and our graduates are highly sought-after for their skills in information technology and management, cloud computing, data analytics, machine learning, library science, and more.”