Online Master's in Engineering Program Ranked in the Top 25 for Affordability

October 6, 2017

AffordableColleges.com, Best Value for Master's in Engineering Programs for 2017The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Master of Science in Engineering program has been ranked in the top 25 for Affordable Online Master’s in Engineering Degrees by AffordableColleges.com.

Dr. Philip Parker, Program Coordinator for the Master of Science in Engineering program, said the award speaks to the efforts the university has made to make this high quality program more accessible to students around the globe.

“The affordability and accessibility of the Master of Science in Engineering program provides students with opportunities that can help them achieve their career goals,” said Program Coordinator Philip Parker. “This award reaffirms the important role programs like ours can play in preparing individuals to advance and excel in the workforce.”

The Master of Science in Engineering program offers a wide variety of electives and provides an opportunity to select an emphasis area in Engineering Management, in addition to Engineering Design, Applications of Engineering Management, Control (Electrical) Systems, and Structural/Geotechnical Engineering. The program is not only designed to be affordable, but to help students increase their earning potential. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that an engineer’s median annual salary is approximately $91,000. Advanced degrees can also help individuals move into management roles and achieve their career goals.

AffordableColleges.com reviews colleges based on quality, affordability, and student success. The value score weighs criteria, such as loan default rates, graduation rates, and financial aid data, to determine the programs that will have the most financial return over time.

About the University of Wisconsin-Platteville
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville offers five master’s degrees entirely online in engineering, project management, organizational change leadership, integrated supply chain management, and criminal justice, along with bachelor’s degrees in business administration and criminal justice at a distance. Visit GoUWP.com, call 800.362.5460, or email DistanceEd@uwplatt.edu to learn more about online opportunities at UW-Platteville.

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