Huntington University’s business administration degree nationally ranked

HUNTINGTON, Ind. Huntington University has again been ranked as one of the top institutions in the nation for online programming.

Offered through the university's EXCEL Adult Degree Programs, the online bachelor's degree in business administration was ranked ninth in the Top 10 Online Bachelor of Business Administration Degree Programs of 2011. The rankings were compiled by The Best Colleges, a publication that reviews publicly available data and then produces independent ranking assessments of colleges in various disciplines. The rankings reviewed reputation, accreditation, student satisfaction and cost.

"Our ranking as a Top 10 online business administration degree program reaffirms Huntington University's emphasis on quality and EXCEL's core values of student learning, integrity and student support," said Dr. Rick Upchurch, director of EXCEL. "We are so pleased to be recognized among nationally-known institutions such as the University of Massachusetts, Penn State University and Drexel University."

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In March, Huntington University was ranked sixth in the nation for Online Christian Colleges & Universities for 2011 by The Best Colleges. Huntington offers online degree programs through its EXCEL Adult Degree Programs and the graduate school.

Huntington University offers a wide range of courses online. EXCEL offers associate degree programs in Christian ministry and organizational management in addition to bachelor's degree programs in business administration, human resource management and not-for-profit leadership. Huntington also offers all of those programs onsite in addition to bachelor's degree programs in marketing, accounting and nursing (RN to BSN).

Onsite classes are held one night per week, one subject at a time in Huntington, Columbia City and Wabash, Ind. A 15-credit hour TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) certificate is also offered in an accelerated format in Huntington.