Feb 7, 2024 - News

San Diego has one of the nation's top online degree programs

A campus building with students walking at San Diego State University.

The San Diego State University campus. Photo: Bing Guan/Bloomberg via Getty Images

San Diego State University ranked 5th among the best online master's in education degree programs in the 2024 U.S. News & World Report rankings released Wednesday.

Why it matters: Online education makes getting a potentially career-boosting degree more accessible for many working adults, including teachers.

The intrigue: This is the highest-ever ranking in the category for SDSU, which jumped two spots from the previous year to tie University of North Texas.

Of note: University of San Diego's online master's in criminal justice program ranked 22nd overall, also tied with North Texas, East Carolina University and University of Houston-Downtown.

Be smart: Check out the full rankings list here.

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