Online Program Jumps to 12th in Nation

January 15, 2019

Picture of the video arch in Patrick F Taylor HallBATON ROUGE, LA – The LSU College of Engineering rose four spots in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 rankings of Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs, finishing T-12 overall.

The Online MS in Construction Management program also ranked T-10 among public institutions, tied with Auburn University.

“Part of our strategic plan as a college is to reinvent the way we do things to better serve the needs of the people of Louisiana,” said Judy Wornat, dean of the College of Engineering. “To that end, our online program is one way that we are able to reach students who want to pursue a top-tier education at the LSU College of Engineering, regardless of geography. I’m proud to see it received the national recognition it deserves.”

Schools were ranked using five categories—student engagement, faculty credentials and training, peer reputation, student services and technology, and admissions selectivity.

“LSU Online is proud to support these top-ranked online learning programs,” said Sasha Thackaberry, vice provost of LSU Digital and Continuing Education. “In addition to the high-quality learning experiences provided by renowned faculty, we have an amazing team of Learner Concierges that provide world-class customer service to our LSU Online students.”

The LSU Online MS in Construction Management program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education, or ACCE. It offers a unique blend of leadership, construction and business management courses. It is designed to develop leaders and managers of complex building projects with mastery in the best practices contained within sustainability, building information modeling, project delivery, and decision making. There is no separate degree designation for campus or online. 

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