UTA Online Programs Again Earn National Praise

U.S. News & World Report ranks UTA's online graduate programs among nation’s Top 50 list.

Wednesday, Jan 25, 2023

University of Texas at Arlington tower by UTA Blvd. and Cooper Street on campusThe University of Texas at Arlington has once again earned national honors for developing some of the best online master’s programs for students and military-connected families.

U.S. News and World Report (USNWR) named UTA to its 2023 Best Online Programs rankings in several categories: 

The College of Education boasts a variety of fully online degree and certification options that are approved by the Texas Education Agency and fully accredited by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation. The 2023 U.S. News rankings come just as the college announced its latest fully online program options: a master’s degree and certificate in instructional and learning design technology where students learn how to personalize online learning with different technologies. 

"We are delighted to see the USNWR recognition of our online programs,” said Teresa Taber Doughty, dean of the College of Education. “Our faculty continually focuses on program innovation in the preparation of outstanding education professionals for students enrolled in our online degree and certification programs. These strong rankings reflect our commitment to the quality of our programs and the student experience.” 

UTA has earned a national reputation for its intentional support of military students and military-connected families. Military Times earned top-tier rankings on its Best for Vets: Colleges 2022 list along with Military Friendly® and Military Spouse Friendlydesignations. Bank of America recently announced a $25,000 gift to UTA in support of Veteran’s Edge, a peer mentorship program which supports new military-connected students in their transition to college life.