Education, Homeland/National Security Programs Ranked in Top Five
Schools, colleges and programs across UMD earned recognition in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Graduate Schools rankings.
Schools, colleges and programs across the University of Maryland earned recognition in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Graduate Schools rankings, released yesterday.
Several UMD programs and specialties ranked among the Top 10 in the nation: counseling/personnel services (No. 1), homeland/national security (No. 4), educational psychology (No. 5), higher education administration (No. 10), information systems (No. 10) and audiology (No. 10).
Here are this year’s highlights:
While not every program is evaluated each year, UMD retains several top 20 graduate program rankings from previous cycles:
The rankings are based on expert opinions about program excellence and statistical indicators that measure the quality of a school’s faculty, research output and student achievement.
According to U.S. News, the data for rankings in all six disciplines—business, education, engineering, law, medicine and nursing—came from statistical and reputation surveys sent to tens of thousands of academics and professionals, conducted in fall 2019 and early 2020.
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