Distance Learning Programs

BROOKS COLLEGE OF HEALTH


Doctor of Nursing Practice in Psych-Mental Health

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Degree Type: Doctorate

Format: Semester Terms

Program Hours: 53 post-Master's degree credit hours and 630 clinical hours


Attendance Information: Campus visits NOT required.


The Post-MSN Doctor of Nursing Practice in Psych-Mental Health (PMHNP) program at the University of North Florida is designed as a program for those who already possess, at a minimum, a Master of Science in Nursing and are certified as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) who wish to obtain their DNP and become certified as a PMHNP.


Doctor of Clinical Nutrition

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Degree Type: Doctorate

Format: Semester Terms  

Program Hours:54 post-Master's degree


Attendance Information: Campus visits NOT required.


The DCN will transform nutrition and dietetics practitioners into advanced level clinical scholars who have the skills, attitudes, behaviors, and high standards essential for pursuing, acquiring, and using evidence-based knowledge to make significant contributions to their communities through practice, service, and lifelong learning.



Doctor of Nursing Practice

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Degree Type: Doctorate

Format: 8-week Accelerated Terms*  

Program Hours: 48 credit hours


Attendance Information: Campus visits NOT required.


The Doctor of Nursing Practice program at the University of North Florida is designed as a post-graduate degree program for those who already possess, at a minimum, a Master of Science in Nursing and specialty certification. This program is taught completely online.



Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics

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Degree Type: Masters

Format: 8-week Accelerated Terms* (through Summer 2017)

Format: Semester Terms (beginning Fall 2017)

Program Hours: 43 credit hours


Attendance Information: Campus visits NOT required.


The Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of North Florida is designed for those students who wish to emphasize the application of advanced nutrition knowledge in clinical or community based health programs.



RN-BSN Bridge Track

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Degree Type: Bachelors

Format: 8-week Accelerated Terms*

Program Hours: 30 credit hours


Attendance Information: Campus visits NOT required.


The RN to BSN Bridge program at the University of North Florida is for those who are already Registered Nurses (RNs) and who desire to further their nursing education and expand their career opportunities by completing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). Today’s healthcare arena is increasingly complex with its high-tech focus in the hospital, its shift toward population-based health care management in the community, and the increasing influence of political and economic forces on all phases of healthcare. The broad knowledge base found in a BSN provides the opportunity for RNs to gain the competencies necessary to excel in the current and future healthcare job market. 

Note: While the online track is open to applicants nationwide who hold active RN licensure in their states of residence, the on-campus track requires active RN licensure in the State of Florida
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Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics 

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Degree Type: Graduate Certificate

Format: Semester Terms

Program Hours: 12 credit hours


Attendance Information: Campus visits NOT required.


The 12 credit UNF graduate interprofessional certificate in healthcare informatics is offered through Continuing Education. It was developed by an interdisciplinary faculty group responding to community need identified by focus groups for professionals trained in HIT, community partners and leaders. It is designed for information professionals, clinical personnel and other healthcare personnel who want to increase their knowledge regarding information technology and management of the complex and organization issues which are present in healthcare at the graduate level. The objective of this certificate program is to expose students to modern health IT, including data acquisition and analysis, systems design, data security and decision processing. The UNF graduate interprofessional certificate in health informatics focuses on electronic medical data generated and stored in healthcare organizations, ITS security and applications. 



COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES


Master of Science in Criminal Justice

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Degree Type: Masters

Format: Semester Terms

Program Hours: 33 credit hours


Attendance Information: Campus visits required.


The Master of Science in Criminal Justice at UNF provides an opportunity for advanced academic work in this expanding field of study. The program emphasizes the acquisition of professional skills that will enable students to keep abreast of research and developments in the field long after they have completed their formal studies.




COLLEGE OF EDUCATION & HUMAN SERVICES


Master of Science in American Sign Language/English Interpreting

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Degree Type: Masters

Format: Semester Terms

Program Hours: 36 credit hours


Attendance Information: Campus visits required.


The University of North Florida's ASL/English Interpreting programs are committed to upholding the National Interpreter Education Standards as formulated by the Conference of Interpreter Trainers. The Master's degree concentration is offered in a distance-friendly modality with online, one-weekend-per-semester/online, and 5-day summer session/online formats to accommodate students who do not live in northeast Florida.


Master of Education in Educational Leadership: Instructional Technology Track

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Degree Type: Masters

Format: Semester Terms

Program Hours: 39 credit hours


Attendance Information: Campus visits NOT required.


The Educational Technology program centers upon preparing professionals to enhance and support the academic and career development of students and adult learners in a variety of settings with the effective application of technology. The program offers opportunities to explore the nature of teaching and learning with technology, with digital media, telecommunications, and leadership in instructional technology.


Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Education

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Degree Type: Graduate Certificate

Format: Semester Terms

Certificate Hours: 18 credit hours


Attendance Information: Campus visits NOT required.


The certificate in Early Childhood Education (ECE) emphasizes the professional preparation of students at the graduate levels for a range of careers in early childhood education (children ages 0-8) within diverse community contexts. The completion of six Early Childhood Education graduate courses provides preparation for working with young children and their families and communities. This program prepares candidates for a highly specialized role and offers a dynamic combination of state-of-the-art theoretical courses and practical application of learning in field education.


Graduate Certificate in Sport Management

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Degree Type: Graduate Certificate

Format: Semester Terms

Certificate Hours: 12 - 15 credit hours


Attendance Information: Campus visits NOT required.


The Sport Management Graduate Certificate program aims to prepare individuals seekingopportunities for employment in the fast-paced and growing sport industry. The program of study provides an academic foundation in sport management for application in a variety of sports settings including: intercollegiate athletic programs, college recreation, community recreation agencies, sport organizations or business, sport facilities, and professional sports teams.



Graduate Certificate in TESOL


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Degree Type: Graduate Certificate

Format: Semester Terms

Certificate Hours: 18 credit hours

Attendance Information: Campus visits NOT required.


TheGraduate Certificate in Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) provides students with advanced knowledge in the education of ELLs (English Language Learners) of any age. The completion of six TESOL graduate courses awards a candidate a TESOL certificate from the University of North Florida, and qualifies a candidate to apply for the ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) endorsement to be added to the candidate's existing Florida teacher's certificate. Coursework covers the ESOL domains of linguistics, assessment, culture, methods, and curriculum. All of the required 6 TESOL courses will start being offered completely online in Fall 2013.


DL Program Notes:

*View important information about 8-week Accelerated-Term programs: policies, deadlines, tuition & fees, etc.

Semester Terms are 16-weeks in duration during Fall and Spring, and 12-weeks during Summer. Courses during the Summer semester may be 6, 8, 10 or 12-weeks in duration.

 



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