Intelligent.com, a trusted resource for online/on-campus program rankings and higher education planning, has included Nyack College on its list of 2022 Best Online Colleges in New York. Fifty programs in the nation were recognized based on flexibility, faculty, course strength, cost, and reputation. Experts at Intelligent.com assessed online programs in New York that help students to make “smarter choices to produce the greatest advantage, utility, and satisfaction” and develop advanced skills for a variety of in-demand careers.
Nyack College was recognized for “Best Special Education Program” on the final list. Intelligent.com implemented a unique methodology that ranks each program on a scale from 0 to 100 across five categories: program strength, student readiness, return on investment, cost, and student engagement. Researchers compared 207 programs from 110 American universities and colleges.
“Nyack College has long been recognized for its exceptional programs that train educators for both public and private schools. Its online program in special education continues this tradition of excellence,” says Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. David Turk. Dean and professor of Nyack’s School of Education is Dr. JoAnn Looney. Director and professor of Childhood and Childhood Special Education master’s degree programs is Dr. Christine Willard.
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At the Nyack College School of Education, master’s degree programs in special education are fully online and offer flexibility that appeals to busy adults. Special accreditations include the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) / National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and childhood special education programs are nationally recognized by the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC).