American Best Education Programs

In the ranking for schools of education, Stanford tops the league table in 2009. Stanford School of Education offers more than 200 courses each academic year, with programs in M.A., M.A./Teaching Credential, M.A./M.B.A. programs. and PhD.

Vanderbilt University is ranked 2nd best for its graduate education programs. The Peabody College at Vanderbilt University confers the degrees of Bachelor of Science, Master of Education, Master of Public Policy, Doctor of Education, and Doctor of Philosophy. According to the 2005 Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index, Peabody’s educational psychology program was ranked No. 2 and its teacher education and professional development program was ranked No. 6.

Following is the list of Best Graduate Schools in Education by US News & World Report:

Here's the Top 20 list:
1 Stanford University
2 Vanderbilt University (Peabody)
3 University of California--Los Angeles
4 Teachers College, Columbia University
5 University of Oregon
6 Harvard University
7 Uni of California--Berkeley
7 Uni of Washington
9 Uni of Michigan--Ann Arbor
10 Uni of Pennsylvania
10 Uni of Texas--Austin
12 Northwestern University
12 Uni of Wisconsin--Madison
14 Michigan State Univ
14 New York Univ (Steinhardt)
16 Ohio State Univ
17 Univ of Minnesota--Twin Cities
18 Boston College (Lynch)
19 Indiana Univ--Bloomington
20 Johns Hopkins Univ

Source: USnews.com (2009)

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