Purdue University offers a strong foundation of tradition and history, an environment of intellectual curiosity and discovery, and a supportive, student-centered approach to learning. Founded in 1869 as a land-grant school, the University is known today for its prolific faculty as well as a record of distinguished research and achievement in aerospace, engineering, technology, science and math. Our goal is to educate and develop men and women of personal integrity and scholarly excellence.
The University has received recognition for its educational offerings and value to graduates. Purdue was ranked 68th nationally in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 rankings of colleges and universities, while SmartMoney magazine ranked Purdue eighth nationally in its college payback survey.
Purdue now brings its commitment to discovery and lifelong learning online, allowing students across the country and around the world to experience the University’s high-quality educational offerings.
Online Master of Science in Education in Learning Design and Technology:
In today’s constantly evolving, technology-driven world, learning is a never-ending process, from classroom to career. Whether you are a teacher or a corporate trainer, Purdue University's online Master of Science in Education in Learning Design and Technology gives you the ability to design, adapt, evaluate and implement instructional methods and technologies for a variety of settings, whether you teach in the schoolroom or the boardroom. The online MS in Education in Learning Design at Purdue University requires the successful completion of 33 credit hours.
Online Master of Science in Communication:
The online MS in Communication at Purdue University requires 30 credit hours and readies graduates to:
- Apply strategic communication in a variety of organizational contexts and functions.
- Guide organizational decision making through quantitative and qualitative methodologies.
- Implement critical and analytical thinking to communication problems and issues.
- Leverage social media and other emerging communication technologies to advance organizational goals.
Purdue University also offers a nine-credit hour online Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication Management for professionals who desire the communication and theory skills associated with effective, strategic communication.
Earning a degree at Purdue University is an investment in your future. Online degrees can be a cost-effective alternative to a traditional on-campus program by saving you the costs related to transportation, parking and housing.
Tuition rates at Purdue vary by program, and many students receive some form of financial assistance. Purdue University offers financial aid to students who qualify. Aid is calculated on your ability to pay, and your package may include grants, loans and scholarships.
In 2013, Purdue has been ranked as a Military Friendly School by GI Jobs. The list measures the programs and services important to the military community, including a school’s flexibility, veteran student support, academic accreditation, percentage of student veterans, tuition discounts and military spouse policies.