U.S. News Ranks Canisius' Online Master's Education Programs Among Top in Nation

January 26, 2021

BUFFALO, NY - The latest rankings by U.S. News & World Report recognize Canisius College’s online master’s degree programs in education among the best in the nation. Canisius ranked in the top half of the 296 colleges and universities included on the list of Best Online Master’s Education Programs, coming in at No. 132. This is the fourth consecutive year that U.S. News named Canisius to this ranking.

Housed in the college’s School of Education and Human Services, Canisius’ CAEP-accredited graduate education program offers online degrees in community and school health, instructional technologies and curriculum design (formerly education technologies and emerging media)educational leadership and supervisionliteracy educationphysical education and teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL).

The rankings considered five general categories: engagement, services and technologies, expert opinion, student excellence, and faculty credentials and training. U.S. News recognized Canisius for providing students with opportunities to interact readily with their instructors and classmates. The ranking also acknowledged the number of available student resources for learning assistance, career guidance and financial aid. 

The School of Education and Human Services at Canisius prepares highly effective, socially committed professionals who value the Jesuit traditions of social justice and leadership through service. Programs are recognized for their small class sizes, the personalized attention students receive from expert faculty, and quality placements in classrooms throughout the region. 

Canisius College is one of 27 Jesuit colleges in the nation and the premier private college in Western New York. Canisius prepares leaders – intelligent, caring, faithful individuals – able to pursue and promote excellence in their professions, their communities and their service to humanity.