The university’s online doctorate of public administration has been ranked one of the most affordable doctoral programs by Online-PhD-Degrees.com. The program is specifically designed for future leaders, and graduates often go on to work in NGOs and other non-profit settings.
“Valdosta State University is serious about making online graduate study affordable,” the survey report states. “This fast and cheap online doctorate is designed to get public administration practitioners fully ready to take on central leadership positions in public and non-governmental settings.”
To accurately rank the universities, the website took information from NCES.gov’s College Navigator, as well as from college websites and other publicly available data.
Following Valdosta, Atlantic International University’s online doctor of business administration ranked second, while Columbia Southern University ranked third.
“Those with the means, time, and discipline to do so, would be dramatically benefited in earning a Doctor of Business Administration degree (or its equivalent),” lead researcher and writer Rowan Jones said.
“Graduates from any one of these excellent schools have superior knowledge of current financial trends, organizational management, and strategies in business, that can be applied to operating the most successful businesses possible.”
Other universities that ranked in the top ten are the University of Management and Technology, Wayland Baptist University, California Intercontinental University, California Southern University, Anaheim University, the University of the Cumberlands and Liberty University Online.