EDsmart Releases 2017 Fastest Online Degree Programs By Degree-level

EDsmart.org, a nationally recognized publisher of college resources and rankings, has released the 2016-2017 edition of the Fastest Accelerated Online Degree Programs

The most recent report released by EDsmart ranks the fastest online degree programs at the associates, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degree-levels. A total of 20 online degree programs were ranked by the duration and cost of program. Data was gathered from each schools’ website.

Along with rankings, EDsmart includes pertinent information about each ranked school’s accelerated online program offerings.

For the associates degree, Azusa Pacific University leads with a 12-month, $24,000 Associates of Art in Health Sciences. For the bachelor’s degree, Mercy College offers a 12-month, $89,760 Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management. For the Master’s degree, Trine University offers a 12-month, $14,000 Master of Science with a major in Criminal Justice program. At the Doctorate degree-level, Breyer State University offers a 12-month, $3,500 Doctoral Degree in Grief Counseling.

In ranking order, here are fastest accelerated online degree programs for the 2016-2017 academic year:

Fastest Online Associates Degree Programs

1. Azusa Pacific University
2. Kaplan University
3. Herzing University
4. Florida State College at Jacksonville
5. Florida State Institute of Technology

Fastest Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs

1. Mercy College
2. California Baptist University
3. Northeastern University
4. Rasmussen College
5. Gwynedd Mercy University

Fastest Online Master’s Degree Programs

1. Trine University
2. Southern New Hampshire University
3. University of North Texas
4. University of Miami
5. Ball State University

Fastest Online Doctorate Degree Programs

1. Breyer State University
2. University of Florida
3. University of Arkansas
4. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
5. University of Southern California

*See the full rankings here

According to Tyson Stevens, managing editor for EDsmart, “If a student is ambitious and wants to speed up the process of obtaining a degree, there are now programs that can fulfill that need.” He concludes, “Not only are these programs fast, they are very affordable and can be completed from the comfort of one’s own home if wanted. I wouldn’t be surprised if more schools follow suit in the near future.”

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