13 February, 2020
U.S. News & World Report recently released its 2020 rankings for Best Online Engineering Programs and the George Washington University has continued to rise in the ranks. This year, GW earned the number 15 ranking for Best Online Master’s Engineering Program, number 12 for Best Online Master’s Engineering Program for Veterans and number 10 for Best Online Master’s Engineering Management Program.
The U.S. News rankings are based on factors from the following five categories:
- Engagement (25%)
- Faculty Credentials and Training (25%)
- Expert Opinion (25%)
- Services and Technologies (12.5%)
- Student Excellence (12.5%)
Visit the U.S. News website for information about the ranking methodology.
With a focus on innovation, leadership and excellence, the George Washington University’s online engineering programs have quickly become some of the premier master’s programs in the field across the nation. The programs are designed with a continually evolving curriculum that prepares students for the future of the engineering world.
Interactive learning, intellectual discovery and comprehensive classes help give these online programs from GW their distinguished reputation. Not only do students learn the skills needed to have successful engineering careers, but they have access to hands-on learning 100% online.
GW offers four online engineering degrees to fit students’ career goals:
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
The online M.S. in Electrical Engineering prepares students to thrive in a wide range of electrical engineering roles in this rapidly advancing field. Through a comprehensive curriculum, professionals analyze essential engineering principles and build the skills to design and implement electrical systems that meet the requirements of rapidly advancing technology.
Master of Science in Engineering Management
The online M.S. in Engineering Management, one of the top 10 online engineering management programs in the nation, teaches students world-class engineering and organizational skills to open new career opportunities in the management field. Students in this program learn technical management functions like project management, engineering contract management and cost and quality control. Additionally, graduates will be prepared to take the Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam.
Master of Science in Systems Engineering
The online M.S. in Systems Engineering builds the multidisciplinary technical knowledge needed to succeed in the industry, while also honing business and leadership skills. Students prepare for the professional landscape of systems engineering by learning to manage a team as they design, deploy and optimize a broad range of systems. This hands-on program focuses on systems thinking and how concepts can be used in large scale projects.
Master of Engineering in Cybersecurity Policy and Compliance
The online M.Eng. in Cybersecurity Policy and Compliance prepares professionals to maintain cyber practices that anticipate and proactively manage risks. With a mixture of engineering and computer science courses, students develop the skills to build successful careers in the IT management field. From computer forensic investigators to security engineers, this program opens the door to an abundance of cybersecurity professions.
George Washington University’s online engineering programs continue to receive top rankings as a result of comprehensive curricula and innovative community of like-minded professionals. Visit the U.S. News website to view a full list of the 2020 Best Online Engineering Programs rankings.
To learn more about GW’s online Master of Science in engineering programs and download a free brochure, fill out the fields below. If you have any additional questions, please call (877) 221-9868 to speak to an admissions counselor.