SAN DIEGO--()--U.S. News & World Report released its annual ranking of graduate schools this week, naming more than a dozen San Diego State University graduate programs among the nation’s best.
“This high national ranking is a testament to the exceptional quality of our faculty, staff and students”
SDSU’s graduate business program ranked 86th in the nation, putting it in the top 50 for public business schools and in the top 10 in California.
“This high national ranking is a testament to the exceptional quality of our faculty, staff and students,” said Dr. Michael Cunningham, dean of SDSU’s College of Business Administration.
In other categories, SDSU’s highest ranked graduate program was rehabilitation counseling, in the College of Education, which ranked ninth in the nation.
The Rehabilitation Counseling program trains students to help individuals with physical, emotional or mental health disabilities improve their quality of life, leading to greater levels of self-sufficiency.
Other programs ranked in the top 50 include speech language and hearing services (25th), clinical psychology (26th), audiology (27th), and nursing-midwifery (29th).
SDSU graduate programs ranked in the top 100 include: psychology (52nd), healthcare management (54th), social work (60th), education (65th), public affairs (73rd), fine arts (72nd) and biological sciences (92nd).
The nursing, engineering and chemistry programs were also ranked.
“America’s Best Graduate Schools 2014” was released online on March 12. U.S. News & World Report analyzed more than 1,200 graduate programs for the rankings, which are published annually. Complete rankings are available online.
About San Diego State University
San Diego State University is the oldest and largest higher education institution in the San Diego region. Since it was founded in 1897, the university has grown to offer bachelor's degrees in 89 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas and doctorates in 21 areas (Ph.D., Ed.D., Au.D. and DPT). SDSU's approximately 31,000 students participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an increasing international emphasis that prepares them for a global future. For more information, visit www.sdsu.edu.