Alliant Leads Diverse Magazine's List of Top Degree Producers among Minorities
SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Aug. 26th, 2011 – Alliant International University has once again been recognized as a top producer of graduate degrees among minorities, as published in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education Magazine.
With respect to doctoral degrees, Alliant ranks #1 in psychology across all minority groups, #6 across all disciplines among Hispanics, and #8 in business among minorities.In terms of masters degrees, Alliant ranks #3 in both psychology and mental/social services among Asian Americans and #9 in psychology among Hispanics.
These consistently high rankings reflect Alliant’s institutional commitment to multiculturalism and diversity, a core pillar of its mission. They demonstrate Alliant’s continued success in advancing higher education among minorities.
Further, Alliant was named to a prestigious, national project by the American Council on Education entitled, “At Home in the World.” On the project is a group of eight universities that will explore ways to prepare students for the impacts of globalization.
As Dr. Kumea Shorter-Gooden, associate provost of international-multicultural initiatives, remarks, “This is what makes Alliant special; we are an inclusive educational environment where people from diverse backgrounds are welcomed, affirmed, and able to thrive.”