Two UAB online programs rated in nation’s top 25

U.S. News ranks Nursing’s online program No. 16 and the Collat’s No. 23.

online education stream 2U.S. News & World Report ranks two University of Alabama at Birmingham online programs in the top 25 in the nation.

The UAB School of Nursing’s online graduate program is ranked No. 16 of the 154 schools rated as best in that category. The Collat School of Business’ online Master of Science in Management Information Systems program is ranked No. 23 of the 52 schools rated best.

The graduate-level programs were assessed through the measurement of several ranking indicators, including student engagement, faculty credentials and training, student services and technology, admissions selectivity, and peer reputation.

In addition to the Master of Science in Management Information Systems program in the Collat School of Business, the Master of Accounting online degree was ranked No. 30 in the best online graduate business, non-MBA category.

The 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings are available at A list of UAB’s online bachelor’s degree offerings is available online.

The U.S. News & World Report rankings are based on expert opinion about program quality and statistical indicators that measure the quality of a school’s faculty, research and students.