PBA’s online bachelor’s program climbs in rankings


In its sixth year of rating online programs, U.S. News & World Report ranks Palm Beach Atlantic University 28th in its Best Online Education Programs for 2017, rising from 34th last year.

The latest rankings, released in January, shows Palm Beach Atlantic tied with Central Michigan University, Creighton University in Nebraska, Georgia College & State University, Marist College in New York, Robert Morris University in Pennsylvania, Southeast Missouri State University and Wayne State University in Michigan. In all, 1,328 online degree programs were assessed by U.S. News for its annual online rankings.

“Palm Beach Atlantic continually strives for innovation in online learning,” PBA President William M. B. Fleming Jr. said.

PBA currently offers four bachelor’s degree programs online: ministry, organizational management, nursing (BSN for RNs) and psychology. In addition, the university offers one online master’s degree, the Master of Science degree in Leadership. Also offered are the hybrid degrees of Doctor of Nursing Practice and Master of Nursing in Health Systems Leadership, which are online classes supported by a monthly in-person class.

Palm Beach Atlantic University is a private university offering undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees.

The university is located in downtown West Palm Beach.

For more information on PBA, go online to pba.edu.

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