recently ranked UofL’s online master’s degrees in computer science No. 4 in the nation, trailing only West Virginia University, the University of Massachusetts-Lowell and the University of Hawaii at Manoa. For a full report, see

Criteria considered included program offerings, tuition costs and placement services for graduates.

“The institutions listed in our ranking are making technology and innovations a top priority,” said Doug Jones, founder of Computer Science Online. “They offer expansive computer science and other related specialty programs and have shown a commitment to the rising need for online education for working professionals.”

Through the J.B. Speed School of Engineering, UofL offers three online master’s programs in the computer science field. Two online graduate certificate programs also are available.

John Karman, III
John Karman joined the Office of Communications and Marketing in 2014 after a 20-plus year career as a Louisville journalist. He has served as director of media relations since 2015. In that role, he answers reporters’ inquiries and is the university’s main spokesperson. John was a reporter for Business First of Louisville from 1999 to 2013. There, he won numerous awards from the Louisville chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists and American City Business Journals, parent company to Business First. John can die happy after seeing the Chicago Cubs win the 2016 World Series, although he would also enjoy another title.