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Miami’s College of Education, Health, and Society rates among U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools List

College rises nearly 40 spots from previous ranking; is No. 2 in Ohio

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Miami’s College of Education, Health, and Society rates among U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools List

Miami University’s College of Education, Health and Society (EHS) rose nearly 40 spots from year to year in the latest list of the nation’s best graduate schools of education published annually by U.S. News & World Report.

Miami is 64th among public universities, second in the state of Ohio, and 80th overall in the 2023-2024 U.S. News Best Graduate Schools of Education.

This year’s ranking is an increase of 37 places from its 2022-2023 overall position in the same category.

Jason Lane, dean of the College of Education, Health, and Society (EHS), was excited to see Miami among the top in Ohio and the nation.

Our jump in the rankings is reflective of the remarkable work of our faculty who are truly committed to the teacher-scholar model that is a hallmark of Miami University,” Lane said. “Students come to Miami because they experience an engaged educational experience inside and outside of the classroom while learning from faculty who are leaders in their fields.”

Lane noted the impact Miami has in strengthening and diversifying the educational preparation pipelines and advancing education and research that seeks to have a positive impact on the education of all students.

“All of this is happening during a time of unacceptable educational inequalities and teacher shortages,” Lane said.

This year’s jump in the rankings is partly reflective of a significant increase in externally-supported research and engagement by the College’s faculty and staff, including more than $2 million from state and federal agencies to study, expand, and diversify pipelines into the teaching profession.  

EHS, which was founded in 1902 as Miami’s first professional school, educates more than 600 graduates students in a variety of graduate certificate, masters, and doctoral programs. In addition to its programs in Oxford, the College now offers fully online masters degrees in Special Education and Curriculum & Instruction, as well as onsite cohorts of its school leadership and EdD programs in Cincinnati and Columbus. The college is now recruiting for its next EdD cohort starting this summer at Miami’s Voice of America Learning Center in West Chester, OH. 

The Best Graduate School rankings are based on expert opinion about program excellence and statistical indicators that measure the quality of a school’s faculty, research, and students. Rankings data come from statistical surveys and reputation surveys.

In the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings released in fall 2022, Miami was No. 48 in public universities and tied for fifth among public universities in Best Undergraduate Teaching.