Distance Learning Programs

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.

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 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 Special Education: Autism Track

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Degree Type: Masters
Format: 8-week Accelerated Terms*
Program Hours: 36 credit hours  
 
Attendance Information: Campus visits NOT required.
The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Special Education, with the focus on Autism, is designed to meet the needs of professionals who serve children with autism in a school setting or in a cognate area of administration. The program consists of 36 semester hours that includes core and major requirements. Individuals may apply to the Florida Department of Education for the autism endorsement after completing the courses in the Autism Concentration area of the program of study.

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. 
 

Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics

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Degree Type: Masters

Format: 8-week Accelerated Terms*

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) licensed in the state of Florida 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.

 

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 seeking opportunities 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.

The Graduate 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.

   

 

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UNF is ranked in  the Top 50 nationwide in U.S. News and World Report's 2016 Best Online Graduate Education Programs! ‪

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UNF's School of Nursing was ranked No. 11 in the 2016 Top 50 Online RN to BSN Programs listing for nursing schools by TopRNtoBSN.com

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Affordable Colleges Online has ranked the University of North Florida No. 2 in the country in its ranking of 2015-16 Best Online Nutrition Programs.More information can be found here.  

 

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UNF is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the country for Best Online Programs, which includes data from more than 1,200 distance-education degree programs nationwide.  More information can be found here.  


Distance Learning: The Case for Quality 

Deb Miller, director of UNF's Center for Instruction and Research Technology (CIRT), and Julie Fuller, CIRT coordinator of instructional design, discuss online course design, instruction and faculty development in the May issue of Delta's SKY magazine. The interviews begin on page 90.

 

 

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UNF is ranked #3 among hundreds of accredited online nursing schools in the country by Affordable Colleges Online, for exceptional curriculum, cost, resources, and accessibility. More information can be found here.

 

 

 

UNF is ranked #55 among the top colleges and universities in the country for “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs,” which includes data from more than 1,200 distance-education degree programs nationwide. More information can be found here.

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UNF is ranked in the Top 75 in the country for "Best Online Graduate Education Programs," which includes data of nearly 1,000 distance education programs nationwide. More information can be found here.

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UNF was recognized by Affordable Colleges Online, earning a place on AC Online’s list of “Online Colleges in Florida That Win on Affordability.” More information can be found here. 

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