Rankings of FHSU programs in September, October and November include four No. 1’s

11/29/2018
HAYS, Kan.­ ­­­– Fort Hays State University’s Virtual College received four No. 1 rankings among many others from different agencies during the months of September, October and November for its affordable programs and quality online degrees.

Two online programs at FHSU were ranked No. 1 by OnlineU.org: the general studies degree with a concentration in sustainability (environmental science) and a Master of Arts with a concentration in history.

In addition, FHSU was ranked No. 1 by TheBestSchools.org for a virtual Master of Liberal Studies with a concentration in art and art history. A No. 1 ranking was awarded to FHSU’s virtual Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Internet marketing by GradSchoolHub.com.

OnlineU.org
No. 1, 2019 Most Affordable Online Environmental Science Degrees
FHSU’s online Bachelor of General Studies degree with a concentration in sustainability (environmental science) received a No. 1 ranking from OnlineU.org for its acceptance rate and affordability.

Requirements to obtain a Bachelor of General Studies degree from FHSU includes the completion of 120 credit hours, a minimum grade point average of 2.0 and a minimum of 80 hours of course work in the liberal arts and science areas.

To view this ranking, visit https://bit.ly/2PZhaAP.

No. 1, 2019 Most Affordable Online Master’s in History

OnlineU.org also recognized FHSU’s online Master of Arts in history and FHSU’s online Master of Arts in public history for its affordability.

“At FHSU, you can earn a master’s degree from a highly respected program with its roots firmly set in a rich historical landscape,” says FHSU’s website. Paid graduate teaching assistantships are also available in this program.

To view this ranking, visit https://bit.ly/2PLlx1c.

GradSchoolHub.com
No. 1, 10 Most Affordable Master’s in Internet Marketing Online 2018
Also recognized for its affordability, FHSU’s online Master of Business Administration with a concentration in internet marketing received a No. 1 ranking from GradSchoolHub.com.

“For working professionals who are self-motivated and independent, we use the latest technology to ensure that your education adapts to your needs,” says FHSU’s website. “We’re committed to providing you the highest quality of resources and answers whenever you need to get in touch with us.”

To view this ranking, visit https://bit.ly/2zrYdvr.

TheBestSchools.org
No. 1, The Best Online Master’s in Art and Art History Programs
The FHSU Virtual College’s Master of Liberal Studies with a concentration in art and art history program received the No. 1 spot for its quality, academic excellence, reputation, financial aid assistance, range of degree programs and strength of online instruction methodology.

“The master’s in art history online prioritizes critical thinking through four core classes focused broadly on liberal arts, humanities and information literacy,” said TheBestSchools.org. “In these courses, students learn how to identify, deconstruct and rebut theoretical frameworks.”

To view this ranking, visit https://bit.ly/2D1jyiy.

No. 2, The Best Online Bachelor’s in Computer Programming Programs

The FHSU Virtual College is ranked second for the Bachelor of Science in computer science.

“The school's computer programming online degree uses a flexible structure that allows full- or part-time students to take as many courses as their schedules can handle,” says TheBestSchools.org.

To view this ranking, visit https://bit.ly/2zX4B16.

No. 2, The Best Online Bachelor’s in International Business Programs

This ranking is for FHSU’s Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in international business and economics.

“The university's commitment to personal academic advising is evident in its live, on-demand, and online tutoring services. FHSU encourages transfer students to apply, offering pre-enrollment options to make the transition from one school to another as stress-free as possible,” says TheBestSchools.org

To view this ranking, visit https://bit.ly/2yRK2A6.

No. 2, The Best Online Bachelor’s in Network Administration Programs

FHSU’s online Bachelor of Science with a major in information networking and telecommunications was recognized in this category.

“The concentration in computer networking and telecommunications prepares graduates to work in telecommunications companies or in corporate, education, law enforcement, health care, and other computer and network positions,” says FHSU’s website.

To view this ranking, visit https://bit.ly/2HWvoOV.

GuideToOnlineSchools.com
No. 3, The Best Online Bachelor’s in History
The FHSU Virtual College was recognized for having one of the top online Bachelor of Arts programs with a history major.

“An online bachelor’s degree in history will introduce students to the process of researching and examining history, as well as studying the histories of different regions around the globe,” says GuideToOnlineSchools.com.

To view this ranking, visit https://bit.ly/2SUCzc8.

No. 4, The Best Online Bachelor’s in Environmental Science

FHSU’s online Bachelor of General Studies degree with a concentration in sustainability, known as environmental science was recognized. FHSU was also recognized for having the lowest tuition rates.

“An accredited bachelor's degree program will require a four-year commitment and will include classes in political science, communications, business, basic math and science, the national park system, global warming, conservation efforts, and wildlife threats,” says GuidetoOnlineSchools.com.

To view this ranking, visit https://bit.ly/2Pje5LB.

No. 6, The Best Online Master’s in History

The Master of Art with a concentration in history at FHSU was named one of the top online programs.

“Fort Hays State University has a notably low tuition of only $4,316 per year and an exceptional median alumni salary of $99,100,” says GuideToOnlineSchools.com.

To view this ranking, visit https://bit.ly/2F6NVHb.

No. 11, The Best Online Bachelor’s in Child Development Program

The online Bachelor of General Studies with a concentration in child development at FHSU was recognized for being one of the best with the lowest tuition on the list of schools.

“The program is designed for a wide variety of people, including online degree seekers, day-care providers, early childcare providers and parents,” according to FHSU’s website.

To view this ranking, visit https://bit.ly/2SQv6e6.

OnlineU.org
In addition to the two No. 1 rankings, OnlineU.org also recognized FHSU’s Virtual College with several other rankings this fall.


No. 2, 2019 Most Affordable Child Development Degrees Online
Based on its affordability, FHSU’s online Bachelor of General Studies degree with a concentration in child development was awarded a top spot in this ranking.

This liberal arts degree offered by FHSU provides students whom have well-defined career objectives and do not require a course specific or career specific degree the opportunity to graduate.

To view this ranking, visit https://bit.ly/2P8qEJv

No. 3, 2019 Most Affordable Online Colleges and Degrees

OnlineU.org ranked the FHSU Virtual College for its affordability and various selections of online degree programs.

FHSU’s Virtual College offers more than 50 online degrees specifically designed for adult learners. “Our online degree programs are fully accredited, affordable and utilize the latest in learning technology for what we think is one of the best values in higher education today,” according to FHSU’s website.

To view this ranking, visit https://bit.ly/2OwumYd.

No. 4, 2019 Most Affordable Online Master’s Degree

The FHSU Virtual College received a No. 4 ranking in affordability for 34 affordable online master’s programs.

“Fort Hays State University offers over 30 exclusively online master’s programs and is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools,” according to OnlineU.org’s website.

To view this ranking, visit https://bit.ly/2Qpaqbx.

No. 8, The Most Affordable Online Bachelor’s Degree

FHSU’s Virtual College for individuals seeking a bachelor degree earned a top ranking for being one of the most affordable online colleges and degree programs.

With an annual tuition averaging $6,778 and 60 online bachelor degrees to choose from, it allows non-traditional students to attend school, while still maintaining a job and a family.

To view this ranking, visit https://bit.ly/2Qwauq8.

Online-Bachelors-Degrees.com
FHSU, Best Online Schools for Bachelor’s in Business Administration
FHSU’s online Bachelor of General Studies with a concentration in business administration has been chosen as one of the 20 best degree programs across the United States.

“FHSU offers a Bachelor of Business Administration degree program that allows concentrations in management, human resource management and operations management. Your program is designed to provide you with a high-quality program to fit any lifestyle,” says Online-Bachelors-Degrees.com.

To view this ranking, visit https://bit.ly/2qxqH2D.

StudentLoanHero.com
No. 3, Hays, KS is One of the Best Cities in the U.S. for Working Students
FHSU has been ranked nationwide as the third best school throughout the United States for working college students.

“The school’s tuition charges totaled $4,007 in 2017-18 for students, well under the $5,655 annual earnings of a student getting minimum wage in this city. In fact, such a student could pay tuition and still come out ahead of costs by $1,648,” according to the study on StudentLoanHero.com’s website.

To view this ranking, visit https://bit.ly/2OqbABP.

 

About the FHSU Virtual College

Distance education at Fort Hays State began in 1911 when faculty voted to offer courses free by mail so that one-room school teachers across western Kansas could afford to gain the continuing education required to teach. The distance education department created then evolved continuously with changing technology and culture until, in 1997, the Department of Continuing Education and Instructional Technology became the FHSU Virtual College.

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