Ranking was compiled based on how schools scored on different criteria, including tuition, graduation rates, and student-teacher ratios.
Johnston Community College 's program for ultrasound technicians has been recognized as one of the best in the nation by The Community for Accredited Online Schools (AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org).
The ranking was compiled based on how schools scored on a number of different criteria, including tuition costs, graduation rates, student-teacher ratios, and the number of different programs or specialties available.
As a leading resource for higher education and college accreditation information, the site released its annual ranking for the 2016-2017 school year, honoring Johnston Community College as the #20 Best Ultrasound Technician Program in the Nation.
"We wanted to highlight schools like Johnston Community College, who are striving for excellence in education," said Doug Jones, CEO and Founder of the Community for Accredited Online Schools. "These colleges offer an exceptional educational experience, upholding rigorous accreditation standards and showing an overall commitment to maximizing student success."
In order for universities to qualify for this ranking they must hold public or private not-for-profit status and carry institutional accreditation. Top schools are determined by using a value-based methodology that analyzes more than a dozen qualitative and quantitative data points.
For a complete list of ultrasound technician programs for 2016-2017 and more information on the methodology used to rank each school, visit http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/medical-and-health/ultrasound-technician/.