By Edward Cardenas
SOUTHFIELD (CBSDetroit) – U.S. News and World Report has ranked the online master’s degree programs in engineering at Lawrence Technological University among the best in the nation.
The 2014 U.S. News and World Report survey of the best online college programs for veterans ranked the Southfield-based university 17th in the country. Additionally, the survey named the university’s online engineering programs best in the nation – with a perfect score – for faculty credentials and training, officials stated.
“Lawrence Tech’s academic programming has always been designed to accommodate nontraditional students such as returning veterans,” said LTU’s College of Engineering Dean Nabil Grace in a release. “In recent years we have also built a strong foundation for our online programs in engineering.”
Last November LTU was top-ranked school in Michigan, and 18th in the 12-state Midwest region in the first ranking of the best colleges for veterans compiled by U.S. News and World Report, the university stated.
Lawrence Tech is certified for the GI Bill and participate in the Yellow Ribbon Programs which help veterans reduce the cost of higher education.