TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valparaiso University has been honored as a Top 10 Best Regional University by U.S. News & World Report, marking the 25th consecutive year it has been named one of the top colleges in the Midwest.
Valparaiso University ranked sixth among Best Regional Universities in the 2014 rankings, which are based on criteria including graduation rates, academic reputation, financial resources and alumni support.
Valparaiso University's tradition of academic excellence is reflected in its sustained growth, with graduate student enrollment at an all-time high. The university recently launched a Master of Science in Health Management and Policy degree program, offered 100% online. Students can choose from among four specializations: Strategic Decision Making, Health Informatics, Gerontology and Forensic Health.
Powered by University Alliance technology, the online program offers 24/7 access to streaming and downloadable video-based lectures and discussion boards.
"University Alliance is proud to partner with Valparaiso University," said Adrian Marrullier, Executive Vice President of Enrollment Services and Marketing for the University Alliance. "Valparaiso University's recognition as a top college by U.S. News & World Report is an outstanding accomplishment."
For details on how Valparaiso University can meet your continuing education needs, call toll-free 855-582-8048 or visit ValpoOnline.com. The application deadline for the Spring II, 2014 session is Feb. 26, 2014.
About Valparaiso University
Valparaiso University is a comprehensive independent Lutheran university with more than 4,000 students on its campus located in Northwest Indiana, an hour from Chicago. Valparaiso is a community of purpose-driven, service-minded and ethical individuals who embrace the pursuit of truth with freedom, humility and compassion. Valparaiso has been identified as one of the top master's-level institutions in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report magazine for more than 20 years. Valparaiso University offers more than 110 undergraduate academic programs through the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering and Nursing. Valparaiso also has a distinguished honors college, a Law School, and more than 40 degree and certificate programs in its Graduate School and Continuing Studies. Valparaiso has been recognized for its commitment to outstanding teaching, preparing thoughtful leaders with strong cross-cultural skills and global awareness and dedication to serving others. http://www.valpoonline.com
About University Alliance
University Alliance (UA) facilitates the promotion and online delivery of associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees as well as professional certificate programs from the nation's leading traditional universities and institutions. Powered by UA's technology and support services, its university partners have surpassed 450,000 online enrollments – making UA the largest facilitator of e-learning in the country. University partners include Villanova University, the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, Florida Institute of Technology, Michigan State University, University of Florida, University of South Florida, Valparaiso University, New England College, University of St. Thomas, University of San Francisco, Jacksonville University, University of Vermont, The University of Scranton, and Dominican University.
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