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11 Ohio State University graduate programs rank among top 10 in U.S. News

The Ohio State University offers a vast array of graduate and professional programs, with two ranked best in the nation and 11 ranked in the top 10, according to the U.S. News & World Report 2017 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools released today.

Top-10 graduate and professional programs include technical/vocational education (1), dispute resolution (1), ceramics (4), pharmacy (6), supply chain/logistics (7), part-time MBA (8), student counseling and personnel services education (8), curriculum and instruction education (9), audiology (9) physical therapy (10) and production/operations (10).

Ohio State has a graduate and professional enrollment of more than 13,000 students in 128 programs.

“These rankings confirm Ohio State’s excellence across a broad range of academic programs,” said Bruce McPheron, Ohio State University interim executive vice president and provost. “Beyond the numbers, they are evidence of the university’s commitment to expanding educational opportunities and improving our communities.”

Below are details from U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 rankings of Ohio State graduate programs, by category:

College of Education and Human Ecology: ranked best in Ohio and 18 nationally out of 376 graduate education programs. The specialty program in technical/vocational education ranked 1, student counseling and personnel services ranked 8, curriculum/instruction ranked 9, elementary teacher education, secondary teacher education, special education and administration/ supervision ranked 11; educational psychology ranked 12 and higher education administration ranked 14.

Fisher College of Business: ranked best in Ohio and 27 nationally among 470 institutions with MBA programs. The specialty program in supply chain/logistics ranked 7, production/operations ranked 10, accounting ranked 13, and the part-time MBA program ranked 8.

College of Engineering: ranked best in Ohio and 31 nationally out of 215 engineering programs that grant doctoral degrees. The specialty program in biological/agricultural engineering ranked 11, nuclear engineering ranked 13, industrial/manufacturing systems engineering ranked 17, materials engineering and electrical engineering ranked 19 and aeronautical/astronautical engineering ranked 20.

Moritz College of Law: ranked best in Ohio and 30 in the nation out of 196 accredited law schools. The specialty program in dispute resolution is ranked 1 and legal writing is 13.

College of Medicine: ranked 33 among all research medical schools and 29 in primary care training among 140 accredited medical schools. The publication ranks medical schools for their primary care training using different methodology than the research rankings.

Health disciplines: The graduate program in pharmacy ranked 6, audiology ranked 9, physical therapy ranked 10, occupational therapy ranked 12, speech-language pathology and social work ranked 17, nursing ranked 21, the doctorate of nursing practice program ranked 26 and clinical psychology ranked 36.

College of Arts and Sciences: The program in fine arts is ranked 33, with the specialty program in ceramics ranked fourth.

Glenn College of Public Affairs: ranked best in Ohio and 25 nationally. The specialty program in public management administration ranked 14, public policy analysis ranked 16 and nonprofit management ranked 17.

A number of Ohio State programs earned high marks in previous years and the magazine reprints rankings from previous years in some fields.