FSU Online Programs Cited for Quality and Affordability

FSU Online Programs Cited for Quality and Affordability

Sep 24, 2014

Framingham State’s commitment to providing access to an outstanding education remains as strong in the 21st century as it did during our founding in 1839.

This year, FSU’s online degree in Curriculum & Instructional technology was ranked as the 28th most affordable Master of Education degree in the United States by GetEducated.com. It was also ranked 11th in the country when compared to other online educational technology degrees.

Dr. Yaser Najjar, Dean of Graduate Studies at FSU, says the ranking reinforces the University’s commitment to accessibility.

“More and more students are turning to online education because of its convenience and affordability,” says Dr. Najjar. “We’re proud to offer high quality online programming in 18 different subject areas, in addition to our excellent and affordable classroom and hybrid programs.”

GetEducated.com is a consumer group founded in 1989 that publishes online college rankings and online university ratings based on affordability and credibility. The ranking Web site found that the average cost of an online Master of Education degree nationwide is $18,301. Framingham State’s online degree costs about $10,850, placing it as a “Best Buy” for teachers and educators seeking an affordable online education degree.

“Framingham State is a nationally ranked leader in the field of online learning. Its efforts to offer a high-quality college education to the public through the innovative use of technology are exemplary,” says Vicky Phillips, founder of GetEducated.com.

The complete ranking is found here

About Framingham State University

Framingham State University was founded in 1839 as the nation’s first public university for the education of teachers. Since that time, it has evolved into a vibrant, comprehensive liberal arts institution offering small, personalized classes on a beautiful New England campus. Today, the University enrolls more than 6,000 students with 58 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the arts, humanities, sciences, social sciences and professional fields. As a State College and University (SCU), Framingham State prides itself on quality academic programs, affordability, and commitment to access for all qualified students.