Colleges of Distinction

Brooks College of Health

  • BCOH graduates have above national pass rates on all licensure examinations — nursing at 98 percent and physical therapy and nurse anesthetist at 100 percent. 

  • The dean received the Girls, Inc. of Jacksonville Award in Academics, the Nursing Inspiration Award from HealthSource and was named one of the 75 Most Influential People in Healthcare in Jacksonville.

  • A faculty member in Nutrition was named Outstanding Dietetics Educator in 2012 by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

  • Several nursing students were elected to leadership positions in state nursing associations.

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

Athletic Training

Community Health

Exercise Science

Health Administration

Nursing (three programs)


Family Nurse Practitioning (certificate)

Health Administration

Health Science (two programs)

Mental Health Counseling


Nursing Practice (doctorate)

Physical Therapy (doctorate)

Public Health



Coggin College of Business

  • The Coggin College was recognized in 2013 by the Princeton Review as an outstanding business college for the sixth year in a row. 
  • The College has established a successful “Professor of the Day” program that invites distinguished members of the business community to visit campus as a guest professor in classes within each of the four departments. The focus is to present a business executive who is an outstanding role model and an epitome of professional success to inspire students. 
  • The Small Business Development Center attracts more than $1 million annually in contracts and grants to the University. The SBDC offers case studies and class projects in entrepreneurship to students and faculty and serves as a primary source of community outreach, providing consulting, training and information to thousands of area small business owners each year.

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs


Business Management



Financial Services/Financial Planning

International Business


Transportation & Logistics


Business Administration

E-Business (certificate)


Ibero-American MBA




College of Arts and Sciences

  • The new, state-of-the-art, Biological Sciences Building provides research space for undergraduate and graduate students, laboratories that support best practices in teaching and expand the research contributions of our Coastal Biology Flagship program. Some features of the building include an interior courtyard with a green wall; a rooftop greenhouse; aquatic teaching labs, a necropsy lab; saltwater storage and prep rooms. 

  • Through the Pre-Law Lecture Series, students and the public interact with national powerhouses such as CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin and former Independent Counsel Ken Starr. 

  • The Department of Philosophy has initiated a first-year program for all incoming freshmen aimed at improving the academic foundation for our students. 



Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs


Art (four programs)

Biology (five programs)

Chemistry (three programs)

Communication (four programs)

Criminal Justice


English (two programs)

Fine Arts (five programs)

French Studies


International Studies (six programs)

Liberal Studies

Mathematics (three programs)

Music Education

Music Jazz Studies

Music Performance (six programs)

Philosophy (six programs)

Physics (seven programs)

Political Science (six programs)

Psychology (four programs)

Sociology (two programs)


Statistics (two programs)

Applied Ethics (certificate)

Biology (two programs)

Criminal Justice



Mathematical Science

Nonprofit Management (certificate)

Practical Philosophy & Applied Ethics


Public Administration



College of Computing, Engineering and Construction 

  • The School of Computing offers community-based learning to allow students the opportunity to participate with community partners in developing web software applications. Students apply knowledge from the classroom to develop and deploy the web applications for the partner. 
  • Every year, School of Engineering Civil Engineering students participate in a large concrete beam design competition. In 2012, the UNF team won fourth place nationally. 
  • The Department of Construction Management offers an array of study abroad courses to discover more about the building architectures, practices and methods of other cultures. Students travel to Malaga, Spain to participate in the construction of a replica of the Galveztown, a boat that played an important role in changing Florida from British to Spanish control during the Revolutionary War.



Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

Building Construction

Civil Engineering

Computer & Information Sciences

(four programs)

Electrical Engineering (two programs)

Leadership Development (certificate)

Mechanical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computer & Information Sciences

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering




College of Education and Human Services

  • Petway Hall, which houses the College of Education & Human Services, also includes the Disability Resource Center (DRC), Military and Veterans Resource Center (MVRC), On Campus Transition (OCT) Program and the Institute for Values, Community and Leadership, allowing for collaboration between those programs and the College.

  • The College created a Center for Urban Education and Policy to allow present and future Jacksonville educators to come together to help solve education-related needs in the community. 
  • Each year, the College hosts Camp Composition for local 4th through 10th graders to help them prepare for the FCAT standardized writing test and become better lifelong writers.

  • The College has added new master’s degree program tracks in Higher Education Administration and Athletic Administration..

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

Art Education

Elementary Education

English Education

Math Education

Middle School Education

Physical Education

Pre-K/Primary Education

Science Education (three programs)

Sign Language Interpreting

Social Studies Education

Special Education (two programs)

Sport Management (two programs)

Counselor Education in School


Curriculum & Instruction

Educational Leadership (master’s

and doctorate)

Elementary Education

Special Education