In the criminal justice category, UCI offers one of the top online graduate degree programs in the country. According to U.S. News & World Report‘s 2018 ranking of such programs, UCI is tied for third with the University of Nebraska Omaha. In total, 90 schools with online criminal justice or criminology programs were judged in five categories: student engagement, faculty credentials and training, student services and technology, peer reputation and admissions selectivity. “We are honored to be ranked No. 3 in the nation in recognition of our commitment to online education that is high-quality, innovative and flexible and that positions our graduates for career growth,” said Teresa Dalton, director of UCI’s online Master of Advanced Study program in criminology, law & society.