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WilmU Online Degrees Rank High in Forbes Advisor Top 10 Lists  

Forbes Advisor, a respected online higher education ranking site, has designated four of Wilmington University’s online degree programs in the top 10 of its 2024 Best Online Degree rankings. The recognized programs range from associate to doctoral degrees, from health science to finance.  

The rankings are based on 13 data points in credibility, affordability, student outcomes, and student experience as reported in private and third-party data sources and individual school and program websites. Data is also researched and taken from the National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). 

Top Online Associate Degrees  

The University’s associate degree in Health Sciences prepares students for various health care career options and is ranked #2 nationwide. Students in this program can align their studies with their career goals through four concentrations: Health Information Technology, Interdisciplinary Care Management, Health Promotion: Fitness, and Health Care Practice Management.  

WilmU’s associate degree in Finance was ranked #5. The A.S. in Finance prepares graduates for entry-level banking, investment, and real estate positions. It also builds the foundation for a bachelor’s degree in finance, business management, business analytics, or related fields.   

Top Online Doctoral Degrees  

Two of the University’s doctoral programs also ranked within Forbes’ top 10 degree-specific rankings. Coming in at #4, WilmU’s IACBE-accredited Doctor of Business Administration degree is one of the country’s top programs encompassing regulatory requirements, ethical leadership, and finance. Participants delve deep into the issues facing business leaders in a contemporary global environment and develop strategies to address challenges effectively.  

The practice-focused online Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership, Learning and Innovation was ranked #7 out of 10 top online doctorates in America. This interdisciplinary doctoral program explores leadership and strategies that elevate organizations. Students can advance learning initiatives at organizational, team, or individual levels.  

An Acknowledgement of WilmU’s Respected Programs 

“We consider our rankings in Forbes Advisor indicative of our pioneering distance learning efforts that we developed in 2007, long before virtual learning became globally relevant,” says Wilmington University President Dr. LaVerne Harmon.   

The University welcomes students from 49 states and 103 countries while delivering more than 150 fully online programs. Over 200 degree and certificate programs are offered in person and online. 

“We’re committed to meeting market and community needs while ensuring top-notch distance learning and in-person classes, all of which play a crucial role in making education accessible for all,” adds Dr. Harmon. 

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