GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - The University Of Florida is being nationally recognized for its academic excellence.
UF's College Of Education published a report this morning showing the school's Online Graduate Education Program ranked number two in the nation, according to the U.S. News and World Report.
The rankings are based on the following five categories: Student Engagement, Student Services and Technology, Expert Opinion, Faculty Credentials and Training, and Student Excellence.
New this year, U.S. News and World Report offered additional rankings for areas of concentration in the major. The four specific programs in the college of education that are ranked are Special Education, Educational Administration and Supervision, Curriculum and Instruction, and Educational/ Instructional Media Design.
The report said a specialty ranking is based on receiving "at least five ratings from peer institutions, been ranked in the main online master's in education rankings, and verified in the peer assessment they offer the specialty or else had this verified by U.S. News."
To see the full report from the University of Florida click