UNT College of Health and Public Service master programs ranked among nation’s top 10 by U.S. News & World Report

Friday, May 1, 2020 - 14:12

DENTON (UNT), Texas — Two University of North Texas College of Health and Public Service programs ranked among the nation’s top 10 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Graduate Schools rankings.

UNT’s Master of Public Administration program had two specialties recognized by U.S. News & World Report for the second time, coming in at No. 4 in homeland security and emergency management – one rank higher than last year – and No. 7 in local government management. The specialty in public finance and budgeting came in at No. 26, also higher than last year.

UNT’s College of Health and Public Service offers nine master’s-level programs including behavior analysis, emergency management and disaster science, public administration and speech-language pathology, in addition to online certification programs in areas such as behavior analysis and aging.

Other national rankings for UNT this year include No. 42 for the College of Visual Arts and Design fine arts program and No. 68 for the College of Engineering materials science and engineering program. 

UNT offers 10 engineering master’s programs including artificial intelligence, biomedical engineering, cybersecurity, computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, engineering management, engineering technology, materials science and engineering and mechanical and energy engineering.

UNT offers more than 80 online program options including bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees and undergraduate and graduate certificates.

“We are squarely focused on our students’ success, and it is wonderful to see the hard work of our caring faculty and staff pay off as more and more of our academic programs are recognized among the nation’s best,” UNT President Neal Smatresk said. “UNT students and faculty continue to make a tremendous impact on the world through innovative research, creative pursuits, earning top honors and winning international competitions. Our students graduate prepared to enter the rapidly changing workforce and make meaningful contributions.”

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