Mount Vernon Nazarene University: Life Changing

MVNU Online Programs Recognized by Accredited Online Schools

flame_largeApril 20, 2017

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio —Mount Vernon Nazarene University has been recognized as one of the best colleges offering online learning in the nation by The Community for Accredited Online Schools.

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MVNU was evaluated by a scoring system that uses value-based methodology, analyzing several qualitative and quantitative data points that resulted in the recognition as Best Online Schools in Ohio with four programs highlighted: Bible and Clergy programs, Bachelor's in Business, and Master's in Healthcare Administration. MVNU ranked in the top 95 percent in each program.

"We wanted to highlight schools like Mount Vernon Nazarene University, who are providing exceptional education programs online," said Doug Jones, CEO and Founder of the Community for Accredited Online Schools.

"These colleges offer an outstanding educational experience, upholding rigorous accreditation standards and show an overall commitment to maximizing student success."

This recognition highlights MVNU’s master’s degree in Healthcare Administration which ranks 19th overall in a lineup of the top 50 degree programs across the United States. This degree offers substantial financial aid and prepares students for success as a skilled business professional as part of the university’s Graduate and Professional Studies Program.

Throughout Ohio, MVNU was ranked 13th in Best Online Colleges due to its number of programs, cost, student-teacher ratio, and financial aid. has distinguished its ranking scale by using a Peer-Based Value metric that compares the cost of a program to the cost of other programs with the same (or a similar) qualitative score. It also compares the qualitative score of the program to the score of other programs with the same (or a similar cost).

For more information on MVNU's online degree programs visit

Other rankings from AOS include:

  • Best Online Bible and Clergy Programs
  • Best Online Bachelor's in Business
  • Best Online Master's in Healthcare Administration
  • Best Online Schools in Ohio
  • Best Public Relations Degree

    Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private, four-year, intentionally Christian teaching university for traditional age students, graduate students and working adults. With a 327-acre main campus in Mount Vernon, Ohio, and several convenient Graduate and Professional Studies locations throughout the state, MVNU emphasizes academic excellence, spiritual growth and service to community and church. MVNU offers an affordable education to more than 2,200 students from 28 states and 17 countries/U.S. territories.

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