Indiana University East’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences received a Best Online Bachelor’s in Writing ranking by BestColleges. IU East offers a Bachelor of Science in English, Technical and Professional Writing.
IU East’s program ranked eighth on the list of 15. BestColleges ranked the programs based on statistical data and guiding principles on academic quality, affordability and online competency.
Margaret Thomas Evans, associate dean for the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and the chair of the English Department, said the department is very proud of this accomplishment.
“It could not be achieved without the dedication of the faculty to our online program in technical and professional writing,” Evans said.
The online completion program provides students with the skills and flexibility to succeed in the workplace. Students learn how to think critically and to communicate thoughts and ideas effectively in various media, preparing for a career in a wide range of fields from advertising and public relations to social services or writing for publication.
BestColleges.com was initially launched in 2013. BestColleges is a partner of HigherEducation.com to provide students with direct connections to schools and programs suiting their educational goals through our program rankings. The rankings are intended to inform and guide prospective students toward institutions that provide a quality education and a meaningful learning experience at an affordable cost.
IU East has an enrollment of over 3,700 students. The campus is both a traditional campus that excels in innovative learning options and a virtual campus with select online degree completion programs.
IU East’s online degree programs offer the high quality of an Indiana University degree to students throughout Indiana, nationally and internationally. IU East offers 14 options for students to complete their bachelor’s degree online in English with an emphasis in Applied Health Science, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Criminal Justice, English, Technical and Professional Writing, General Students, Informatics, Mathematics, Natural Science and Mathematics with a Mathematics Concentration, Political Science, Psychology, and an RN to BSN Mobility Option. IU East also offers a Graduate Certificate in Composition Studies, a Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Education, and a Graduate Certificate in Mathematics.