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06-19-2014


UC’s Criminal Justice Online Degree Ranked a “Best Buy” by Get Educated

 


Williamsburg, KY- University of the Cumberlands (UC) is pleased to announce that its online Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration program has been independently reviewed and ranked by GetEducated.com as a "Best Buy" for students seeking a high quality, low-cost online graduate degree. UC ranked #2 among all competing colleges and universities nationwide.

Get Educated’s main mission is to help consumers Get Educated about the best online degrees for cost and credibility. University of the Cumberlands is pleased to be at the top of their list for affordability.

“University of the Cumberlands wants to provide its students with an education that will brighten their future but not cause them financial ruin,” said UC’s Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Larry Cockrum. “Quality education can be affordable and we prove that every day here at UC.”

The Get Educated Criminal Justice “Best Buy” ranking is based on a national survey of 31 regionally accredited colleges and universities that offer 37 different online master’s degrees in the criminal justice subject area. The survey covered criminal justice for police, security, homeland security, and forensics professionals.

This list of affordable online criminal justice degrees is based on real data. Online colleges do not pay to be included in any Get Educated rankings or ratings list.

According to their comprehensive national survey, the average cost of an online criminal justice masters is $19,802. University of the Cumberlands’ Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration degree is a “Best Buy” at $9,271.

According to the data collected by Get Educated, the most expensive degree is a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati, which costs $34,080, more than triples UC’s cost.

“University of the Cumberlands’ Online programs have continued to grow and with the prices and quality education we provide, we expect it to continue,” said Cockrum. “A good education doesn’t have to be expensive.”

Located in Williamsburg, Ky., University of the Cumberlands is an institution of regional distinction, which currently offers four undergraduate degrees in more than 40 major fields of study; 10 pre-professional programs; ten graduate degrees distributed over eight areas, including two doctorates and seven master’s degrees; certifications in education; and online programs. For more information visit www.ucumberlands.edu.