Nicholls mathematics master’s program receives national ranking


THIBODAUX, La. — Nicholls State University has been recognized by an online college resource for offering one of the best online master’s in mathematics programs in the country.   

The Nicholls Department of Mathematics master’s degree was ranked 12th by affordablecollegesonline.org. The degree, in its 14th year of being offered entirely online, is designed to enrich mathematical content knowledge.

“The program contains a unique education component making graduates particularly well qualified to teach, work in government or industry, or pursue further graduate work,” said Dr. Brian Heck, interim mathematics department head. “We regularly receive complimentary comments from students, but being recognized as one of the top 12 online master’s degrees in mathematics in the country really speaks not just to the affordability and accessibility of the program, but to its quality and value.”

Only accredited, public, not-for-profit institutions with at least one online program were eligible for these rankings. The primary data points used to identify the best online colleges and programs include acceptance rates, cost of tuition, number of full-time students and graduation rates.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 11, 2018

CONTACT: Jacob Batte, Media Relations and Publications Coordinator, 985.448.4141 or jacob.batte@nicholls.edu