Academic Influence ranks Alcorn’s Master of Science in biology among the best online programs

Alcorn State University’s Master of Science in biology program is being lauded as one of the nation’s best virtual programs.

The University’s online master’s program came in 8th on Academic Influence’s Best Online Master’s in Biology Programs list. In addition, Alcorn is the only Mississippi school and HBCU listed on the website’s top 10.

Its methodology uses artificial intelligence to review records of achievement in specific fields of study, scholarly and academic citations, and institutional influence, among many other data points.  

Alcorn has been recognized for its excellence on several of the website’s top-ranking lists, including being ranked No. 3 on the Mississippi’s Most Affordable Colleges & Universities of 2021,  No. 5 on Mississippi’s Best Liberal Arts Colleges of 2021, and No. 6 on the Mississippi’s Best Public Colleges & Universities of 2021 list, to name a few.

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