UMass Global ranked in several Best Online Programs categories by U.S. News & World Report

March 22, 2022

Three U.S. News & World Report badges for the 2022 Best Online Programs rankings. From left to right, they bear the category names of "Grad Education," "Bachelor's," and "Veterans Bachelor's."

IRVINE, Calif. (March 22, 2022) - The 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings featured University of Massachusetts Global in seven categories. The categories: Best Online Bachelor’s Programs, Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans; Best Online Bachelor’s in Business Programs; Best Online Bachelor’s in Psychology Programs; Best Online Master’s in Business Programs (Excluding MBA); Best Online MBA Programs; and Best Online Master’s in Education Programs.

UMass Global appeared under its new name for the first time in this year’s edition of U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of online college and university programs. U.S. News previously ranked the university under its former name of Brandman University in all editions since the online rankings’ inception in 2012.

UMass Global adopted its current name in September 2021 after entering an affiliation with the University of Massachusetts system. UMass Global is a private, nonprofit university operating in a partnership with UMass to help working adults complete relevant academic programs and gain college degrees.


University of Massachusetts Global, formerly Brandman University, is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission. The university offers undergraduate, graduate, credential, and certificate programs designed to be relevant to more than 90 career paths. UMass Global serves nearly 23,000 students, about 16,000 of whom are enrolled in academic credit programs, at 25 physical campuses in California and Washington, as well as online. UMass Global offers fully online courses for students anywhere in the United States and for military personnel serving abroad. For more information, visit the university’s website.

Media Contacts:

Terri M. Carbaugh, UMass Global Vice Chancellor of Public Affairs: [email protected]

Andrew Edwards, UMass Global Senior Multimedia News Writer: [email protected]

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