Marist Online Programs Among the Nation's Best

Professional Studies program Named Top Online B.A. / B.S. Degree ProgramMarist College's BA/BS in Professional Studies online degree program has once again been ranked among the top in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Online Education Programs.” The Professional Studies degree has been included in the "Best Online Education Programs" list since U.S. News began reviewing and rating online degree programs in 2012. 

For 2017, Marist’s BA/BS in Professional Studies is ranked No. 28 in the nation after moving up 20 places from last year's list.

In establishing the “Best Online Education Programs” listU.S. News considered admissions selectivity, faculty credentials and training in online education, student services and technology, and teaching practices and student engagement. Read more at

These rankings of online programs further distinguish Marist's role as a long-standing leader in delivering top-quality online education. Marist has offered online courses and degree programs for close to 20 years, and faculty members are well-versed in educational strategies for delivering flexible and efficient online programs that provide a positive learning environment and student experience.

In addition to the BA/BS in Professional Studies, Marist also offers online graduate degree programs including an AACSB-accredited MBA, the NASP-accredited MPA, Integrated Marketing Communication, Communication,  Information Systems and Business Analytics, and Educational Psychology.