FHSU receives four No. 1 rankings in December

01/09/18 

HAYS, Kan. – Programs offered through the Fort Hays State University Virtual College received four No. 1 recognitions in December 2017 among other rankings from various agencies as among the best and most affordable online programs offered by U.S. colleges and universities.

Distance education at Fort Hays State began in 1911 when faculty voted to offer correspondence courses free so that one-room school teachers across western Kansas could afford to gain the education required to teach. The Correspondence 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.

Accounting-Degree.org

No. 1, Most Affordable Online Bachelor’s in Accounting Degrees 2018

Affordability and accreditation earned FHSU’s Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting earned the No. 1 spot on Accounting-Degree’s list of the most affordable online accounting degrees in the nation.

The 124-credit-hour program includes courses such as managerial finance, production and operations management, marketing principles, income tax procedures, ethics for accountants, risk management and commercial law.

“This program prepares students for a successful career path in accounting related fields in both the public and private sectors,” said Accounting-Degree.com. “Graduates of this program will walk away the credentials and experience to forge a path in the accounting industry in an entry level position.”

To view this ranking, visit http://bit.ly/2CTK5fA.

AffordableColleges.com

No. 1, 50 Most Affordable Online Bachelor’s Degrees in Business Management

Based on its program quality and affordability, FHSU’s online Bachelor of Business Administration in management earned the No. 1 spot on AffordableColleges’ list.

The program requires 124 credit hours, including 18 credit hours of management core classes and 18 credit hours of management electives.

“The virtual BBA in management offers the same academic rigor as our on-campus program, with courses designed and taught by the same on-campus, full-time faculty or off-campus faculty with expertise and experience in their specialized field,” said the FHSU website.

To view this ranking, visit http://bit.ly/2CF8Yy3.

CollegeValuesOnline.com

No. 1, Master’s in History Online: Top 10 Values 2018

CollegeValuesOnline.com praised FHSU’s Master of Arts in history (non-thesis) for its affordability, research opportunities and faculty-to-student ratio.

The program prepares students for work in academia, government, private corporations, law and media. It consists of 30 to 33 credit hours including two research seminars, seven elective courses, and a course in historiography.

“FHSU's high-quality master’s program in history will expose you to the breadth of American, European and World History,” said the FHSU website. “You'll acquire keen research, writing and editing skills while pursuing your historical area of interest.”

To view this ranking, visit http://bit.ly/2lWvhWp.

GradLime.com

No. 1, Top 10 Online Bachelor in Human Resource Management Degrees

FHSU’s Bachelor of Business Administration in management also received recognition for its concentration in human resources. GradLime praised the program for the foundation that it provides students in marketing, communications, accounting and general business operations.

The 127-credit-hour degree offers the same academic rigor as FHSU’s on-campus program, with courses designed and taught by the same full-time on-campus faculty or off-campus faculty with expertise and experience in their specialized fields.

To view this ranking, visit http://bit.ly/2F61tPd.

GraphicDesignDegreeHub.com

No. 2, Top 20 Affordable Web Development Online Degree Programs 2018

FHSU’s Bachelor of General Studies with a concentration in Web development studies was named the No. 2 Web development program in the nation by GraphicDesignDegreeHub.

The program consists of 120 credit hours, 21 of which come from concentration courses including interactive systems design, Web scripting languages, advanced Web development and introduction to Web-enabled databases.

To view this ranking, visit http://bit.ly/2CZ3FHF.

GreatValueColleges.net

No. 5, Top 20 Affordable Online Bachelor’s Degrees 2018

FHSU was ranked fifth on GreatValueColleges’ list of the most affordable online colleges offering bachelor’s degrees based on its affordability, accessibility and wide variety of degree options.

Students in the FHSU Virtual College can choose between 29 bachelor’s degree options, including accounting, elementary education, general studies, health studies, information networking and telecommunications, international business and economics, sociology and nursing.

To view this ranking, visit http://bit.ly/2Aroubx.

 

 

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