Saturday, April 20th, 2024

Millersville Honored on National Lists

MU on top 30 list and’s top 50 list of Best Public Universities in the country.

When released its list of the top 30 online master’s degree programs in emergency management this year, and when listed its top 50 Best Public Universities in the country, Millersville University (MU) was on both lists.
MU was the only Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) school to make the list and was joined by colleges such as Georgetown University, Penn State World Campus, University of Florida and Virginia Commonwealth University. identifies the top programs in the nation based on curriculum quality, program flexibility, affordability and graduate outcomes.

Over 100 students are currently enrolled in MU’s  Master of Science in Emergency Management (MSEM) program and are able to take courses with an emphasis on both theoretical and practical approaches to emergency management. To learn more about MSEM visit

For a complete list of rankings, visit 2019 Online Masters Degree Rankings.
Meanwhile, MU was ranked at number 34 on’s list of 50 Best Public Universities in the country. Bloomsburg University was the only other PASSHE  school to make the list and MU was ranked above schools such as Temple University, Texas Tech University and West Virginia University. examined data and researched unique school attributes to come up with the 50 best public universities in the country. Data from the Department of Education such as graduation rates, tuition prices and student retention are just a few pieces of information that were used. All of this information was then balanced with the schools’ additional offerings, like study abroad opportunities, student activities, campus beauty and more.

MU was selected based on academic and career resources, quality of education, faculty and more.In addition, noted that MU runs a 4-1-4 academic calendar, giving students two four-month semester with a one month mini-semester in between. A unique system that it says might be why a high percentage of 77 percent of students return after their first year.

To view the full list of’s rankings, visit Top 50 Public Universities.

For more information on Millersville University, visit


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