Trinity Washington University has been named one of the top 100 colleges and universities nationwide to award the most master’s degrees to African Americans by the magazine Diverse Issues in Higher Education. The 2009 rankings are based on degrees awarded in 2007-08, according to data collected by the National Center for Education Statistics.
Trinity was ranked 27th among colleges and universities nationwide that award the most master’s degrees to African Americans in communications, journalism and related programs and was ranked 41st among the institutions that award the most master’s degrees to African Americans in education. Overall, Trinity was ranked 81st among colleges and universities nationwide that award the most master’s degrees to African Americans in all disciplines combined.
“This is a distiguished honor and Trinity is very proud of its strong track record in making higher education accessible to African Americans,” said Ann Pauley, vice president for institutional advancement.
Trinity offers a master of arts in communication through the School of Professional Studies, and several master’s degrees in education through the School of Education. Additional graduate degrees offered by Trinity include a master of business administration (MBA), a master of science in administration, and a master’s in international security studies.
Diverse Issues in Higher Education magazine has a readership of more than 200,000 faculty and administrators at colleges and universities across the country. Diverse Issues: Top 100