U.S. News & World Report ranked three UNCG online programs among the best in the nation in the publication’s 2015 list of Best Online Programs.

The Master of Science in Information Technology and Management degree, offered by the UNCG Bryan School of Business and Economics, was ranked 12th out of 38 online graduate computer information technology program in the findings, which were released today.

UNCG’s graduate online nursing program was ranked 31st out of 129 institutions and the graduate online program in education was ranked 65th out of 236 institutions. Measures such as student engagement, faculty credentials, student services and technology, peer reputation and admissions selectivity factored into the rankings.

UNCG offers 30 online undergraduate, graduate and certificate degree programs that can be completed — start to finish — online, including the new kinesiology doctoral program, the university’s first fully online doctoral program and the only online Ed.D program in kinesiology in the nation.

In addition to their academic excellence, UNCG’s online programs also are recognized for their affordability.