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Bowie State Graduate Education Programs Recognized for Excellence

March 13, 2019
BSU One of Three MD Universities on U.S. News & World Report Ranking

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(BOWIE, Md.) – Bowie State University’s graduate education programs are recognized among the nation's best for their exceptional quality in preparing educators for advanced roles, according to a new ranking by U.S. News & World Report.

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Among the ranked institutions, Bowie State is only one of three historically black universities and one of three universities in Maryland.

The graduate education list includes rankings for the top three-quarters of 258 institutions granting doctoral degrees, out of 392 schools that were surveyed. A 10-point, weighted scale includes an assessment of educational quality, student selectivity, faculty and research activity.

Bowie State's graduate education programs include a Doctor of Education degree in educational leadership and five master’s degrees in the following areas:

The College of Education programs have maintained continuous national accreditation since 1954. Bowie State’s graduate education programs prepare educators for advanced positions as master educators, curriculum specialists and administrator roles in the K-12 school system and higher education institutions.


About Bowie State University
Bowie State University (BSU) is an important higher education access portal for qualified persons from diverse academic and socioeconomic backgrounds, seeking a high-quality and affordable public comprehensive university. The university places special emphasis on the science, technology, cybersecurity, criminal justice, teacher education, business, and nursing disciplines within the context of a liberal arts education. For more information about BSU, visit