UMaine ranked among the best online master’s in education programs by U.S. News & World Report

The College of Education and Human Development’s online graduate programs once again rank among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report.

For 2021, UMaine is ranked No. 108 (tie) for best online master’s education programs, placing the college in the top half of all programs considered by U.S. News & World Report nationwide.

“Our online programs continue to grow, and the infrastructure and delivery have improved,” says Jim Artesani, associate dean for graduate education, research and outreach with the College of Education and Human Development. “The faculty and staff of the college and UMaineOnline work hard to provide the best possible educational experience for teachers and other professionals looking to advance their careers.”

U.S. News & World Report rankings are based on five categories, including engagement, student excellence, expert opinion, faculty credentials and training, and student services and technology.

The College of Education and Human Development offers several online degree programs, including graduate certificates and master’s degrees in areas such as curriculum, assessment and instruction; instructional technology; and special education. More information on College of Education and Human Development graduate programs is at

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