New Ranking for 2014: U.S. News & World Report Ranks Daniels Among Top Online Graduate Programs

January 08, 2014

Press Release

The University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business today announced that U.S. News & World Report ranked the Master of Science and Executive Master of Science degrees offered by the College’s Franklin L. Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management No. 36 out of 242 online business programs, rising more than 30 spots from 2013.

“We are proud to be recognized two years in a row for our quality online educational programs that allow students from around the world the opportunity to learn from some of the best leaders in the field of real estate and construction management,” said Burns Chair Barbara Jackson. “The Burns School reaches students from diverse backgrounds and geographical locations to master complex real estate and construction subjects in an online format. We offer a unique educational experience that integrates both the business side and the construction side of the Built Environment equation at an extraordinary value.”

Last year, for the first time U.S. News published numerical rankings on the overall quality of distance education programs based on measures such as level of accreditation, reputation for excellence among peer institutions, and academic and career support services offered to students. For more information, visit: www.usnews.com/education/online-education.

The Franklin L. Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management was founded in 1938 as the Building Industry and Real Estate BIRE Program. In 1947, the program was renamed the Department of Real Estate and Construction Management (RECM). On May 6, 1997, the School was officially named the Franklin L. Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management within the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business.

Offering undergraduate, graduate, and executive master’s degree programs, the Franklin L. Burns School is one of the largest schools within the Daniels College of Business and one of the only schools in the nation that combines real estate with construction management in an accredited business college. The School was the first at Daniels to launch distance learning in 2000, and offers an academic Executive Certificate in Real Estate and Construction Management in addition to its graduate degree programs.  For more information, please visit:  daniels.du.edu/burns.

Founded in 1908, The Daniels College of Business is the top-ranked business college at the University of Denver, one of the country’s premier private universities. Daniels is globally recognized as a leader in providing an immersive and engaged business education. Grounded in ethics, our educational experience not only teaches students, it transforms lives. As a learning community, our students, faculty and staff nurture service, outreach and personal integrity as we proactively tackle the tough business issues of our day.

In May, 2013, Bloomberg Businessweek named Daniels as the one of the top ten undergraduate business programs in the country. In January 2013, U.S. News & World Report ranked the Master of Science and Executive Master of Science degrees offered by the College’s Franklin L. Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management No. 65 out of 213 online business programs. In October 2012, the Financial Times, a major London-based business newspaper, ranked the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business Executive MBA (EMBA) Program as one of the world’s top 100 best, marking the fifth consecutive year that Daniels was included in the Financial Times EMBA rankings. In November, 2011, Global CEO Magazine ranked Daniels as the top business school in the Western U.S.

 

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