Trine University’s online degree programs once again placed among the best in the
United States in rankings released today, Jan. 26, by U.S. News & World Report.
The U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings include online degrees
from public and private institutions nationwide. The 2021 edition marks the third
year in a row Trine University, which groups its online programs under TrineOnline,
has been recognized.
Trine was ranked in four categories:
- Best Bachelor’s Degrees
- Best Graduate Engineering Degrees
- Best Graduate Business Degrees, non-MBA
- Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs in Business, a new category for this year
“Many people seek to advance their careers by completing a business degree, and we’re
proud to offer so many convenient, affordable options at the undergraduate and graduate
level through TrineOnline,” said Keirsten Eberts, assistant vice president and dean
of academics for TrineOnline. “We are continually making enhancements to our degree
offerings as well as our online educational experience to help online students meet
their work and life goals, and to provide area businesses with the trained professionals
In graduate business programs outside of the MBA, Trine University offers the Lou
Holtz Master of Science in Organizational Leadership (MSOL) and the Master of Science
in Business Analytics. Designed for working professionals, the MSOL allows students
to work at their own pace as they develop leadership skills. The Master of Science
in Business Analytics prepares graduates to collect, analyze and interpret information
to make fact-based strategic business decisions.
The university’s online business bachelor’s degree programs include accounting, applied
management, human resource management, management, and organizational leadership.
TrineOnline also offers bachelor’s degree programs in criminal justice, general studies,
healthcare administration, information systems, manufacturing technology, psychology
Trine University’s Master of Science in engineering management (MSEM) degree is designed
for engineers seeking to move into a management role.
U.S. News said it evaluated 1,641 online degree programs for 2021, an all-time high.
To be considered, programs needed to grant degrees through predominantly online classes.
The Best Online rankings only include programs housed in regionally accredited institutions.
Certificate degrees, associate’s degrees and doctoral degrees are not surveyed nor
ranked, U.S. News said. Programs that moved temporarily online due to the COVID-19
pandemic also were not included.
Last Updated: 01/26/2021