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Baylor programs ranked in U.S. News grad school survey

Baylor University graduate programs in law, business, health disciplines, sciences and education were among those nationally ranked in the 2016 U.S. News Best Graduate Schools rankings, released in March.

Baylor Law School is ranked No. 56 overall in the magazine's "Top Schools" listing for 2016. In the law specialties rankings, Baylor's trial advocacy program is ranked No. 3 in the nation.

Baylor's Hankamer School of Business moved up seven places to No. 58 among the top-rated master's programs in business.

The MBA in healthcare administration, a specialization in Baylor's MBA program in the Hankamer School of Business, moved up seven places to No. 17 in the U.S. News rankings of healthcare management programs. The program is a part of the Robbins Institute for Health Policy and Leadership.

Baylor's School of Education advanced to No. 83, up nine places from 2014. The Baylor-U.S. Army master's degree program in healthcare management moved up to No. 7 in the country.

The master's degree program in nursing at Baylor's Louise Herrington School of Nursing in Dallas was ranked No. 72.

Several other Baylor graduate programs received high marks in their most recent rankings by U.S. News, including:

  • Baylor-U.S. Army master's degree program in physical therapy
  • master's degree program in social work
  • speech-language pathology program
  • biological sciences
  • chemistry
  • earth sciences
  • mathematics
  • physics
  • statistics
  • sociology
  • psychology
  • English

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