Northwood University Receives Top 20 Ranking for Online Marketing Degree Program taps Midland, Michigan-based, business & entrepreneurial-focused private learning institution for quality, value-added e-learning opportunities

Northwood University has received national recognition for its curriculum in's "The 20 Best Online Bachelor in Marketing Degree Programs" list. The private, non-profit, business-focused university, known for its strong presence in online learning, as well as its full-service traditional residential undergraduate and graduate school of management programs, ranked 18th nationwide on this recently released listing.

According to the announcement from, Northwood University's program was selected "based on several weighted factors including academic excellence, course offerings, faculty strengths and reputation, including its reputation for online degree programs."

The is a leading independent resource for prospective students seeking a college or university degree, either on campus or online. The site provides students with such information as accreditation, cost and "notable degree programs."

A selection of other ranked institutions on the organization's new "Best Online Bachelor or Marketing Degree Programs"  list include the University of Alabama – Birmingham, Colorado State University's Global Campus, Regis University, Grand Canyon University, Southern New Hampshire University, Capella University  and the University of Maryland College.

"Northwood University is honored to be recognized with the other notable institutions on this important list as we develop the next generation of business leaders," says Northwood University's President and CEO Keith A. Pretty.

"Flexible learning is critical to today's students and at Northwood our students can participate in online-learning within our traditional undergraduate degree tracks and our adult degree program, as well as our master's degree curriculum in Organizational Leadership through our DeVos Graduate School," Pretty adds. "The key to Northwood University's future success is achieving the right mix of traditional and non-traditional learning models. The availability of many different ways to complete a degree makes all the difference in their ability to succeed."


Northwood University is committed to the most personal attention to prepare students for success in their careers and in their communities; it promotes critical thinking skills, personal effectiveness, and the importance of ethics, individual freedom and responsibility.

Private, nonprofit, and accredited, Northwood University specializes in managerial and entrepreneurial education at two full-service, residential campuses located in southern Florida and mid-Michigan. Adult Degree Programs are available in seven states with many course delivery options including online. The DeVos Graduate School offers accelerated, evening and weekend programming in Michigan, Texas and Florida. The Alden B. Dow Center for Creativity and Enterprise provides system-wide expertise in family enterprise, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and new business development. International education is offered through study abroad and in Program Centers in China (Changchun and Wuxi), Malaysia and Sri Lanka.