Drury’s online Master in Education programs land on U.S. News & World Report’s “best of” list

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., January 15, 2019 — Drury University’s Master in Education program has earned designation by U.S. News & World report as a Best Online Education program for the first time. The complete list of rankings can be found at online.

Drury offers fully accredited Master in Education degrees in seven different specializations, five of which are able to be completed 100 percent online. These online programs include Instructional Leadership, Instructional Technology, Special Education, and Integrated Learning, and Drury Alternative Track in Special Education.

“Drury’s online M.Ed offerings are getting noticed thanks to strong faculty advising support, great retention rates, small class sizes, affordable tuition and variable term options – including 16- and 8-week classes,” says Dr. Shannon Cuff, dean of Drury’s School of Education and Child Development. “The 8-week courses allow us to offer five opportunities to begin classes throughout the year. So, whenever someone is ready to start earning their master’s degree, we’re ready to have them.”

Drury’s teacher preparation programs have been accredited for 65 years and have a longstanding tradition of excellence. Drury is taking steps to help teachers further their career goals faster, including introducing a 4+1 master’s degree option for undergraduates, eliminating the GRE test requirement for master’s admission, and reducing the credit hour requirement from 36 to 33.

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