’s online Master of Education degrees
rank 18th nationwide in affordability out of 367 programs surveyed by
GetEducated.com. The site also ranks the University’s Master of Education degree in Curriculum & Instructional Technology as the 9th most affordable in the United States.
Scott Greenberg, Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of Graduate and Continuing Education at FSU, says the rankings demonstrate the University’s commitment to accessibility.
“The value of a Framingham State University degree is among the highest in the
country, when you factor in the high quality of education with the affordable costs,” Greenberg said. “Our excellent master’s degree in Curriculum & Instructional Technology is one of several affordable online programs we offer in 18 subject areas.”
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 $16,731. Framingham State’s online degree costs under $10,000, 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,” said Vicky Phillips, founder of GetEducated.com. “In a time when college costs have reached astronomical levels, Framingham State is a role model for how educational technology coupled with wise administrative policies can help solve the cost crises that is crippling higher education.”
In 2009, U.S. News and World Report recognized Phillips at “the leading consumer advocate for online college students.”