UW-Platteville a ‘best buy’ for online master’s in leadership

Platteville, Wis., January 17, 2014 – The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, an accredited leader in distance learning for the  past 35 years, is among the top schools in the nation for an affordable online master’s degree in Organizational Change Leadership, according to, a consumer group that publishes online university rankings.

"The skills acquired by master’s graduates are key in professional career advancement," said Dawn Drake, executive director of UW-Platteville’s Alternative Delivery Systems. "With an affordable education, more students can achieve their career goals.”

According to, a college degree is the second most expensive purchase consumers will make in their lifetime. Their “best buy” rankings were calculated by comparing tuition and distance education fees among regionally accredited or regional candidate universities. To appear on the rankings list, the online master’s program must be significantly below the average cost of an online education in leadership.

“There has been an enormous growth in distance education at UW-Platteville and around the world," Drake said. "Ongoing student demand for quality online education at an affordable cost ensures those with reputable programs and student services, like UW-Platteville, will continue to lead the way."

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About the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Online

UW-Platteville provides eight degrees entirely online: master’s degrees in organizational change leadership, project management, criminal justice, engineering, distance educational leadership and integrated supply chain management along with bachelor’s degrees in business administration and criminal justice. For more information, visit