Alfred State College (ASC) recently had two of its programs - veterinary technology and health information technology (HIT) – ranked in the top 10 in the nation. In addition, several ranking sites have rated the college highly when comparing all US schools offering these and other programs within the School of Arts and Sciences.
According to TheBestColleges.org, Alfred State ranks No. 3 in the nation for veterinary technology. TheBestSchools.org, places the college No. 8 in the US for health information technologies. US News and World Report also ranks ASC highly among schools offering these two programs, in the top 13 nationally for HIT, and one of the top 19 ranked schools with veterinary technology.
Alfred State is ranked in the top 30 nationwide among schools offering nursing, forensic science technology, environmental technology, and diagnostic medical sonography.
“We are very pleased that the national rankings affirm the hard work and dedication of our faculty, who are among the best in their fields,” said Dr. Daniel Katz, dean of Alfred State’s School of Arts and Sciences. “Top employers nationwide consistently seek out our students for their exceptional skills and knowledge. Additionally, we are thrilled about our launch of a brand-new department in Allied Health that came about in response to the demands for new programs, such as diagnostic medical sonography. Our school and its programs will continue to grow, excel, and meet the demands of employers.”
A number of objective sources allow students to search for schools offering a specific major, and rank Alfred State highly in several program categories:
|US Program Rank||Program||Source||Major Description|
|No. 3||Veterinary Technology||TheBestColleges.org||Veterinary/Animal Health Technology|
|No. 8||Health Information Technology||TheBestSchools.org||Health Information Technology|
|No. 11||Nursing RN to BS in Nursing||OnlineU.org||Affordable Online Ranking for Nursing|
|No. 37||Nursing RN to BS in Nursing||AffordableColleges.com||Affordable Online Ranking for Nursing|
Alfred State is also ranked highly among US colleges offering these selected arts and sciences majors.
|US College Rank||Program||Source||Major Description|
|Top 13||Health Information Technology||US News & World Report||Health Information/Medical Records Technology|
|Top 19||Veterinary Technology||US News & World Report||Veterinary/Animal Health Technology|
|No. 25||Forensic Science Technology||Money Magazine||Forensic Science and Technology|
|Top 27||Environmental Technology||US News & World Report||Environmental Control Technologies|
|Top 30||Diagnostic Medical Sonography||US News & World Report||Diagnostic Medical Sonography|
To respond to the high demand for graduates and interest among students, some of the college’s healthcare degrees are available both on campus and 100 percent online. Health information technology (HIT), healthcare management, and nursing programs attract interest from many current healthcare workers. Online learning is a convenient way to earn a degree and advance the career of a working adult. A full list of majors available for online students is at www.AlfredState.edu/online.
A full list of recent Alfred State accolades is available at www.AlfredState.edu/rankings.