Featured Purdue Online News
March 25, 2022 Purdue part of alliance offering online programs to 1.8 million federal government employees
Purdue University has joined a program to provide educational benefits to eligible federal government employees and immediate family members for a wide variety of online programs – from bachelor’s and master’s degrees to professional certifications and continuing education courses.
January 25, 2022 Purdue’s online engineering master’s programs again top latest U.S. News rankings
Purdue University’s online engineering remains among the nation’s elite in the newest U.S. News & World Report rankings of the Best Online Programs. The rankings, released Tuesday (Jan. 25), have Purdue in the No. 1 spot in four specific categories, and the university’s full array of online engineering programs is at No. 3 for the second year in a row.
January 24, 2022 An investment in Purdue’s online Master of Science in aviation and aerospace management pays career dividends, graduates say
The current online master’s program from the School of Aviation and Transportation Technology in the Purdue Polytechnic Institute, has proven popular with working professionals across a broad spectrum of positions in aviation and aerospace, or who are looking to get into the field.
July 26, 2021 Hospitals in Africa gaining trained sterilization specialists through Purdue, Safe Surgery Initiative partnership
Purdue University and has partnered with the nonprofit Safe Surgery Initiative to offer an affordable online course for Safe Surgery to facilitate training in sterile services at its partner hospitals.
July 8, 2021 Purdue adds new master’s in nuclear engineering to its online graduate programs
Purdue University is adding an online master’s degree in nuclear engineering to its highly ranked online engineering graduate programs designed for professional engineers looking to enhance their knowledge and skills and advance their careers.
June 3, 2021 Purdue master's degree features financial problem solving through machine learning
Purdue University is offering a new all-online master’s degree in data science in finance with a concentrated curriculum focus on machine learning to solve modern financial problems.
April 30, 2021 Purdue offering new online master’s degree in health administration
Purdue University is offering a new online Master of Health Administration degree designed to train the next generation of health care administrators and to boost the skills and careers of early-career administrators already in the field.
April 28, 2021 New online Purdue course brings Agile approach to solving health care’s ‘wicked problems’
With a new online course called Agile Strategy for Healthcare’s Wicked Problems, Purdue University is aiming to help fill the need for collaborative teams skilled at developing shared solutions.
April 22, 2021 New online professional master’s from Purdue can boost careers in information security and cybersecurity
A new online professional master’s degree in information security from Purdue University is designed for early and mid-career computing professionals who want to enhance their skills, expand their educational credentials and advance their careers in organizations large or small.
April 5, 2021 Purdue offering online master’s for corporate training and communication leaders
Purdue’s Master of Science in graduate studies with a major in corporate training and communication is designed to enhance skills of those charged with communicating and leading training in a variety of organizations and contexts. The new online degree includes an emphasis on uses of strategic communication and of instructional design and technology in corporate training and development.
March 3, 2021 Purdue and Evidence In Motion expand partnership to offer new innovative health care certifications
Purdue University and Evidence In Motion (EIM) are expanding their partnership to offer two new specialty certifications for licensed health care providers in the U.S. – a certification in lifestyle medicine and an integrative behavioral health certification for rehab providers.
February 11, 2021 Purdue adds online certificate program in hot data analytics field
Professionals in marketing, financial services, the retail industry, project management and many other fields who want to boost or reset their careers can take a leap in that direction with a certificate program in data analytics now offered by Purdue University.
January 26, 2021 Purdue’s online engineering graduate programs again rank in the top 3 nationally
As they did in 2020, Purdue's online graduate engineering programs rank third overall in U.S. News & World Report's latest ranking of the Best Online Programs in the nation. Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Mechanical Engineering all ranked No. 1 in their categories.
January 11, 2021 Purdue’s online Digital Media Analytics series teaches social media data analysis for the masses
Digital Media Analytics, a new series of seven online courses from Purdue University designed to make savvy social media data crunchers of almost anyone. Individuals who complete the courses will come away knowing how to use social media analytics to glean information from the data, answer questions and generate actionable, data-driven recommendations and decisions.
January 7, 2021 New online Purdue course takes a comprehensive look at hemp as a crop and product
The 2018 Farm Bill legalized hemp again. But while the crop is now a viable alternative with a potentially global market, there isn’t exactly an abundance of research-backed information and training available about producing, processing and selling it. The new online Hemp Essentials course from Purdue University addresses that, going beyond just production, although that topic certainly is covered.
News from 2020
October 19, 2020 - Purdue offers new online social engineering and digital forensics short courses and two new cybersecurity certification prep courses
Purdue University is offering new cybersecurity short courses in social engineering and digital forensics as part of a growing suite of offerings through the Purdue Polytechnic Institute’s Cyber Education Network Training Resources (CENTR). View
October 14, 2020 - Here’s a wine tour you can take, or give as a gift, anytime, anywhere (virus or no virus)
Purdue University has divided its popular Wine Appreciation course into nine modules that can be purchased individually. The mini courses each cover wines from a particular region with wine tasting suggestions, as well as some of the history, scientific principles and practices of wine growing and making in the region. View
October 7, 2020 - New online course from Purdue focuses on hunting’s role in wildlife management and conservation
Purdue University’s Department of Forestry and Natural Resources is teaming with Conservation Leaders for Tomorrow and the Max McGraw Foundation on a new online course that delves into the cultural, biological, economic and policy aspects of hunting. View
September 28, 2020 - Online Data Science in Finance course series from Purdue applies machine learning to modern financial problems
Purdue University is offering a new series of Data Science in Finance courses focusing on applications of data science and machine learning to solve modern financial problems and leading to a certificate in the burgeoning field. View
August 25, 2020 - New online Purdue course brings Agile approach to solving health care’s ‘wicked problems’
Even before the pandemic, health care was a complex business with multilayered challenges begging for innovative approaches to problem solving and finding breakthrough solutions. COVID-19 has only ramped up the stakes and made the need more pressing. View
August 6, 2020 - Online Applied Data Analytics program focuses on data decision-making for working professionals
Purdue University’s online Applied Data Analytics in Technology Graduate Certificate is a three-course, for-credit series designed for working professionals who need the ability to gather, refine and draw insights from data, as well as visualize and present the results, to make better data-driven decisions – but who don’t necessarily need a full master’s degree. View
August 5, 2020 - Purdue and Grace College partnership to offer Grace students expanded opportunities, set stage for other partnerships
Grace College juniors and seniors will have the opportunity beginning in the spring of 2021 to gain additional qualifications to jumpstart their master’s degrees as undergraduates. An innovative partnership between Grace College and Purdue University lays the groundwork for similar partnerships with other colleges. View
July 29, 2020 - Purdue offers affordable online master’s degree in civil engineering on edX
Purdue University is offering a new affordable master’s degree in civil engineering through edX, with support from Kaplan Higher Education, allowing working professionals ready access to Purdue’s highly ranked civil engineering master’s program entirely online. View
July 8, 2020 - Online Purdue Data Storytelling courses use surprise and contrarian thought to make compelling stories from data
Purdue’s Data Storytelling program is a series of four noncredit online courses that teach how to convey information and insights from data so that an audience will not only remember the message but learn from and apply it. View
July 8, 2020 - Purdue University Global launches MSN-MBA dual degree option
Purdue University Global is offering a new Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) dual degree option. The program offers advanced nursing and business skills that will allow students to qualify for executive-level leadership positions in health care and beyond. View
June 22, 2020 - Purdue leverages its cybersecurity expertise for new online Certified Ethical Hacker course
Purdue is offering a new online version of its Certified Ethical Hacker course, which leverages Purdue’s highly ranked cybersecurity program and faculty to give those who complete the course a career boost in cybersecurity, one of the hottest job markets. View
June 11, 2020 - Purdue offers new series of online courses in health care technology
Purdue University is offering a new series of three online engineering courses to students aspiring to a career in the health care industry and people currently employed in the field. View
June 9, 2020 - Purdue offering new online Agile project management course
Purdue is offering a new online course in Agile Project Management designed to prepare participants to apply the Agile methodology in their own work and enhance their careers. The course also is useful in preparing for the Project Management Institute (PMI) ® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) ® and Project Management Professional (PMP) ® exams. View
June 3, 2020 - Purdue takes its popular Digital Ready Businesses workshops online
Purdue’s Digital Ready Businesses workshop series is now available, allowing participants to learn where and when it is convenient. The workshops provide small businesses, entrepreneurs and community organizations with basic knowledge they need to establish an effective online presence. View
- May 25, 2020 - College of Engineering Online Programs Annual Report 2019
May 14, 2020 - Purdue Offers New Online Master’s Degree in Engineering Education
Purdue University’s School of Engineering Education is expanding its graduate degree program, already well known for its doctoral degree, with a new master’s degree in engineering education that students can earn entirely online. View
May 6, 2020 - New Online Courses from Purdue Designed to Enhance Skills in Steel and Concrete Composite Design and Construction
State-of-the-art methods in steel and concrete composite construction are the focus of a new series of online courses from Purdue University’s top-ranked Lyles School of Civil Engineering. The courses are for working engineers and technical professionals looking to update their skills and log professional development hours, as well as for graduate students. View
April 8, 2020 - Purdue Offers Affordable Online Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering on EdX
Purdue University is offering its top-ranked online master’s degree in mechanical engineering through edX with support from Kaplan Higher Education, allowing working professionals to earn the 30-hour master’s entirely online for less than $25,000. View
March 25, 2020 - Demand for Online Education is Spiking. How Indiana is Responding (Part III)
More than 6.6 million postsecondary students in the U.S. were seeking their degrees at least partly online in 2017. Inside Higher Ed, relying on the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education data, more than 33 percent of students reported taking at least one course online. View
March 2, 2020 - Urban Agriculture Certificate Now Offered online
The College of Agriculture’s Urban Agriculture team is launching the online Urban Agriculture Certificate in partnership with Purdue Online, to be offered 100% online. Registration is open, and the “Growing Guide for Healthy Crops” course begins March 16. View
March 2, 2020 - Purdue to Offer Immersive Online Program to Train Novices for Cybersecurity Jobs
Purdue University is partnering with design and development company Socratic Arts to offer the Cyber Academy, a 30-week cybersecurity training program designed to train candidates with basic computer skills and a desire to learn about cybersecurity. View
January 28, 2020 - What to Research About Online U.S. Universities
Experts urge prospective international students to check if their home country accepts and recognizes online degrees. View
January 28, 2020 - Purdue Online and Evidence In Motion Partner to Offer Therapeutic Pain Specialist Certification to Health Care Providers in U.S. and Around World
Purdue Online has partnered with Evidence In Motion (EIM), a leading provider of online and hybrid health care education, to offer the therapeutic pain specialist certification for licensed health care professionals in the U.S. and around the world. View
January 14, 2020 - Growing Purdue Online Engineering Degree Programs Move Up in National Rankings
Purdue University's College of Engineering online graduate engineering programs were ranked third, up two spots, in U.S. News & World Report's latest ranking of Best Online Programs. View
News from 2019
September 30, 2019 - Purdue Takes Online Engineering Education to Next Level
The schools of Civil Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering are planning to offer affordable online master’s programs through edX with support from Kaplan Higher Education. View
September 12, 2019 - New Balance and Purdue University Global Join To Provide Online Education Benefit Program
New Balance Athletics, Inc., the Boston-based global athletic leader, today announced an agreement with Purdue University Global that provides a new tuition benefit program for its associates in the United States. View
September 4, 2019 - Krannert School Launches Technology-focused Online MBA Program
Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management will begin offering a two-year, fully online MBA program in January 2020. View
September 3, 2019 - Purdue and Simplilearn Launch Data Science Training Program
Purdue University through its Purdue Online initiative is teaming with Simplilearn, an international online training company, and IBM to offer a range of courses for professionals looking to jump start careers in the burgeoning field of data science. View
August 21, 2019 - Unified Web Portal for Discovering, Accessing Purdue Online Programs Launches
Purdue Online launched a unified web portal Wednesday (Aug. 21), giving prospective students the ability to search and find online programs across the entire Purdue system on one website. At launch, the portal at online.purdue.edu features over 210 online programs and an additional 150 degree specializations. View
August 9, 2019 - Partnership with VetBloom Provides Access to Veterinary Nursing Distance Learning Program
The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine has entered into a partnership with Ethos Veterinary Health and VetBloom, an innovative veterinary learning ecosystem, to create a pathway that allows members to earn an online veterinary nursing degree through Purdue University. The new partnership will allow VetBloom members to enroll in Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Nursing Distance Learning program, whose graduates earn an associate in applied science degree and receive the preparation necessary to seek state credentialing as a Registered/Licensed/Credentialed Veterinary Technician. View
June 18, 2019 - Purdue University Global Creates Partnership with Trilogy Health Services to Provide Enhanced Employee Education Benefit
Purdue University Global, a public, accredited nonprofit online institution of higher education, has signed a partnership agreement with Trilogy Health Services, one of the largest senior care providers in the Midwest with over 100 locations across four states, to provide a fully funded education employee benefit program that enhances one of the most utilized tuition assistance programs in the country. View
June 12, 2019 - Purdue University Global Partners with Securitas to Develop Four Security Certificate Programs and Employee Education Benefit
Securitas Security Services USA, Inc., the knowledge leader in the protective services industry, today announced an exclusive partnership with Purdue University Global to offer four security certificate programs to enhance the knowledge and skills of its security officers, and significant financial benefits to assist officers in earning associate and bachelor degrees. View
April 17, 2019 - Purdue Partners with Fortune 500 Companies for Flexible Online Offerings
Now Purdue University is partnering with two Fortune 500 corporations — Cisco Systems and Eli Lilly and Co. — to offer flexible online programs to employees to boost their performance. Partnerships with businesses desiring to upgrade employee skills through existing or tailored programming, featuring measurable outcomes and backed by Purdue’s disciplinary and educational delivery expertise, is one emphasis of Purdue Online. View
February 13, 2019 - Papa John’s and Purdue University Global Partner to Deliver First-of-its-Kind Tuition Benefit Program
Innovative partnership offers all the ingredients for affordable education to further career growth for team members Papa John’s announced a new tuition benefit program for its 20,000 corporate team members that is unique in the Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) industry. The tuition reimbursement education program, offered in partnership with Purdue University Global, covers 100 percent of tuition costs of undergraduate and graduate online degree programs for Papa John’s corporate team members. View
January 9, 2019 - How Purdue Global is Expanding Purdue University's Access to Adult Learners
David Starnes, chief academic officer of the online college borne from the Purdue-Kaplan deal, discusses its twist on competency-based and modular education. View