College of Education and Human Development ranks among top education grad schools on U.S. News & World Report’s annual list

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The 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings again list the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development among the top education graduate schools in the nation.

The college tied for 93rd in the annual rankings, making it the only ranked education graduate program in the state.

The UMaine College of Education and Human Development offers more than 20 graduate programs at the master’s, Certificate of Advanced Study and doctoral levels. Programs of study include curriculum, assessment and instruction, special education, literacy education, educational leadership, STEM education, prevention & intervention studies, and higher education.

U.S. News & World report surveyed 376 schools granting education doctoral degrees, getting responses from 255 colleges. The rankings are based on quality assessment scores from faculty of other education programs, school administrators and other experts, as well as factors such as student selectivity, faculty resources and research activity.

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