U.S. News ranks 2013 best online graduate nursing programs

(US News) Thanks to the growth of online nursing degree programs, students can advance their careers in one of the most in-demand health care professions. Students should be prepared to spend two or three years earning their master’s degree in nursing online, and graduates can then be certified with an advanced license as a nurse.

U.S. News evaluated several factors to rank the best online nursing degree programs, including faculty credentials, graduation rates and student services and technologies. See the methodology to learn more about how U.S. News calculated the rankings.

These are the top 15 online graduate nursing degree programs, ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

#1 Ferris State University (MI)

#2 Lamar University (TX)

#3 University of Michigan-Flint

#4 Clarkson College (NE)

#5 Graceland University (MO)

#6 Loyola University New Orleans

#7 Duquesne University (PA)

#8 Stony Brook University-SUNY (NY)

#9 University of Pittsburgh

#10 East Carolina University (NC)

#11 University of Texas-Tyler

#12 University of Massachusetts-Amherst

#13 University of Alabama-Huntsville

#14 Drexel University (PA)

#15 University of Missouri-Kansas City

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