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UNO’s School of Criminology and Criminal Justice Secures Top Ten Rankings in U.S. News & World Report’s Online Program Update

In a recent update of U.S. News & World Report rankings, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) School of Criminology and Criminal Justice has demonstrated its commitment to excellence in online education by achieving top ten national rankings. Notably, the Online Master’s in Criminal Justice Program has secured a position in the top 10 nationally for the seventh consecutive year, jumping from #10 to an impressive #7. Additionally, the Online Criminal Justice Program for Veterans has been recognized at #4 in the country.

Beyond rankings, UNO’s School of Criminology and Criminal Justice sets itself apart by providing a comprehensive online curriculum. This includes a range of degrees from bachelor’s to doctoral levels, with a particular focus on accommodating professionals already active in their respective fields. Dean of the College of Public Affairs and Community Service, Dr. John Bartle, underscores the institution’s reputation as a national leader in criminal justice education. “Our School of Criminology and Criminal Justice is recognized as one of the best in the nation,” Bartle remarked. “We prioritize accessibility for professionals already working in their field, boasting a world-class faculty and successful alumni, making us a leader in criminal justice education.”

Dr. Jaci Lindburg, Associate Vice Chancellor of Innovative and Learning-Centric Initiatives, expressed enthusiasm for the university’s dedication to online learning, stating, “It is simply incredible to see how much UNO faculty care about the success of their students, and I celebrate how much we have embraced teaching with technology as a campus. We have put considerable focus on ensuring that online learning is accessible, affordable, and equitable for learners, and to receive national recognition for these efforts is really outstanding.”

For those seeking specific program rankings, UNO’s online master’s in criminal justice programs achieved the following:

#4 in Best Online Master’s in Criminal Justice Programs for Veterans

#7 in Best Online Master’s in Criminal Justice Programs

In the broader context of online bachelor’s programs, UNO secured the following rankings:

#23 in Best Online Bachelor’s in Business Program

#35 in Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans

#50 in the overall rank for Best Online Bachelor’s Programs

The comprehensive list of rankings and methodologies can be explored on the U.S. News & World Report website, providing insight into UNO’s continued dedication to providing high-quality online education.