Online engineering graduate program ranked second by U.S. News

January 22, 2013

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State's online graduate engineering program was among the top online education programs in a survey released by U.S. News & World Report on Jan. 15.

The survey, 2013 Best Online Education Program Rankings, ranked the University's online graduate engineering program second.

The College of Engineering offers a master's of engineering in nuclear engineering from the department of mechanical and nuclear engineering online through World Campus. The college also offers a human factors engineering and ergonomics certificate from the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering through World Campus. For a list of online engineering courses, visit

A number of other Penn State World Campus programs were highly touted by the U.S. News rankings. For a list of World Campus' ranked programs, go to

Full details of the U.S. News & World Report 2013 Best Online Education Program Rankings and methodologies are available at

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Last Updated February 07, 2013