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UT Martin online programs receive national attention

11 - 28 - 2016

Contact: Erin Chesnut

 



MARTIN, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee at Martin’s online course offerings have recently received attention at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

AffordableCollegeCommunity.org ranked UT Martin’s online programs number seven on the website’s list of the “Best Online Colleges in Tennessee for 2016-17.” UT Martin comes in above the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, ranked 13th and 14th respectively.

Institutions must be fully-accredited and offer at least three online degree programs to be considered for this listing. The ranking considered a variety of factors, including tuition and fees at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, types of available programs, graduate rates, scholarship availability and job-placement services.

UT Martin offers six undergraduate programs completely online, as well as an online degree-completion program for veterinary technicians. Four master’s degrees are also available to distance learners, including three Master of Science degrees and the Master of Business Administration with either a business or an agricultural focus.

UT Martin’s online master’s degree in agriculture and natural resources, focusing on agribusiness and risk management, was recently named one of the “Top 20 Most Affordable Online Master’s in Agriculture Business/Agribusiness” for 2016-17 by GradSchoolHub.com. The program is ranked number eight on the list, making it the highest-ranked Tennessee school in the listing.

Placements in this ranking were determined by comparing information on graduate tuition and fees from the National Center for Education Statistics College Navigator for accredited colleges and universities offering online master’s degrees in agricultural business or related fields.

For more information on online programs, contact UT Martin Online at 731-881-7080.
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