Category: Distance Education

Online MSCIS Concentration in Health Informatics Ranked #6

May 27th, 2014 in Computer Science and Information Technology, Distance Education, Featured News Post, Health Informatics, MET News

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MET’s online degree concentration in Health Informatics—one of six concentrations offered through the College’s Master of Science in Computer Information Systems (MSCIS) program—was ranked #6 in “The 20 Best Online Master’s in Healthcare Informatics Degree Programs” by TheBestSchools.org. The rankings balance several weighted factors, including academic excellence, course offerings, accomplishment of faculty, return on investment, and reputation.

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Boston University Receives Prestigious USDLA Distance Learning Award for Best Practices

May 24th, 2014 in Distance Education, Featured News Post, MET News

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The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) presented the Boston University School of Social Work (SSW) with the Platinum Award in Best Practices in Distance Learning Programming. The USDLA, a nonprofit association founded in 1987 as the nation’s leading distance learning organization, announced its 2014 International Distance Learning Awards in conjunction with its 2014 National Conference in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Bostonia Highlights MET Top 10 Program Rankings

February 27th, 2014 in Computer Science and Information Technology, Distance Education, Featured News Post, MET News, Project Management

bostonia Bostonia has the story, too. Two Metropolitan College online graduate programs, the master’s program in computer information systems and the master’s programs in management, ranked in the top 10 in their categories in U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 Best Online Programs.

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BU Today Shares MET Top 10 Program Rankings

February 13th, 2014 in BU Today Features, Computer Science and Information Technology, Distance Education, Featured News Post, MET News, Project Management

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In a February 10 article, BU Today mentioned MET’s rankings in U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 Best Online Programs. “Two Metropolitan College online graduate programs, the master’s program in computer information systems and the master’s programs in management, ranked in the top 10 in their categories…”

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Dr. Jay A. Halfond on True Distance Learning

February 12th, 2014 in Distance Education, Faculty News, Jay Halfond, MET News

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MET’s former dean and current Associate Professor of Administrative Sciences, Jay A. Halfond, wrote an article for The Huffington Post on the growing popularity of distance learning done completely online. Dr. Halfond states that those most attuned to the advantages of distance learning are “generally older, with careers and families—[who] want control over their education—not to be bound to a location and schedule that dictates their lives… This micro-trend is true distance learning: those students taking complete degrees online, anywhere and anytime.”

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MET Programs Place #2 and #8 in 2014 U.S. News Best Online Program Rankings

January 9th, 2014 in Computer Science and Information Technology, Distance Education, Featured News Post, MET News, Programs, Project Management

Best Online Programs U.S. News & World Reports Graduate Computer Information Technology 2014 U.S. News & World Report has announced its 2014 rankings of Best Online Programs—and Metropolitan College has placed high in two key programs.

In a comparison of the Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programs, MET’s fully online master’s in Computer Information Systems ranked #2 out of 34 programs listed, preceded only by the University of Southern California and tying with Virginia Tech.

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Of the Best Online Graduate Business Programs, MET’s online master’s degree programs in management ranked #8 out of 239 programs listed.

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