“Earning a bachelor’s degree in education online offers the additional advantage of technological training. As more and more classrooms incorporate online-based learning, one-to-one technology, and computerized assessments, educators must be adept of the latest advancements. The ability to incorporate technology into teaching has become key. By studying in an online format, students experience and learn to use these tools first-hand.” – Center for Online Education
We couldn’t agree more. Our affordable and convenient online education degrees utilize technology to explore and expand collaboration and communication. Our faculty members are dedicated to the futuristic pursuit of educational excellence, while striving to expand our traditional classrooms with the best resources available!
Therefore, we are honored to be named by OnlineColleges.net as one of the Best Online Education Programs in the nation!
Mary Ariail, Ph.D., is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education here at USM. We asked her what this recognition means to her, and how she felt her program’s top national ranking was achieved.
“It is exciting to know that our online Bachelor’s in Elementary Education program has received this well-deserved recognition. The faculty in the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education at The University of Southern Mississippi are among the finest in the country, and they have worked very hard to make this online program convenient, rigorous, and highly effective in preparing great teachers. Students from all over the country can enroll in and complete this program with confidence that they will be ready to teach effectively from their very first day in the classroom.” – Mary Ariail, Ph.D.
This badge of one of the Best Online Education Programs of 2016 is just another honor that puts Southern Miss To The Top!