Colleges of Distinction

Brooks College of Health

  •  BCOH graduates have above national pass rates on all licensure examinations — nursing at 97 percent and nurse practitioners at 100 percent. 

  • A nursing faculty member earned a degree of Doktor Habilitatus in the specialty of nursing science in anesthesiology, the first certified nurse anesthetist to earn this distinction.

  • UNF’s Community Nursing undergraduate program was designated as a best practice program by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, the national voice for baccalaureate and graduate nursing education.   

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 College has partnered with KEDGE Business School in Marseille, France, to create our first undergraduate double degree. Students spend two years at UNF and two years in France studying business and earn two degrees. 

  • The College is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business for its undergraduate and graduate programs in business and in accounting. AACSB accreditation is the gold standard in business education with more than 687 member institutions across nearly 50 countries. 

  • The Osprey Financial Group, which consists of Coggin College undergraduate and graduate students, manages an investment fund of more than $1 million, which has grown from a $500,000 seed donation placed during the group’s inaugural academic year in 2002-2003.


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

  • UNF’s renowned Music Flagship Program is getting even better with the addition of two new degrees in fall 2014 — a master’s degree in music with concentrations in conducting, jazz studies and performance and a bachelor’s degree in music performance with concentrations in music production and technology.

  • UNF’s shark research program, part of the Coastal Biology Flagship program, is on the cutting edge of marine research with faculty and students placing satellite tracking tags on sharks across the First Coast to determine migration patterns and behaviors. 

  • UNF students from the Public Service Leadership and International Studies programs have earned prestigious internship placements at federal agencies or foreign state departments. The list includes Congress, the State Department, the Pentagon, the World Food Programme and an assortment of non-governmental organizations, such as Human Rights Watch.


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 

  •  A faculty member received the 2013 International Coastal Engineering Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers. The award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the advancement of coastal engineering in the form of engineering design, teaching, professional leadership, research or planning.

  • The University’s new Innovation Program has established a goal of generating a robust portfolio of research licensing and patenting projects. The initiative is being spearheaded by the College of Computing, Engineering and Construction and has already generated a patent for a “Street Light Monitoring System” with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on behalf of UNF.

  • A civil engineering professor received a nearly $320,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to purchase a state-of-the-art Rock Triaxial testing system, which allows for the creation of a new geotechnical research and teaching facility within the College.



Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

Building Construction

Civil Engineering

Computer and Information Sciences

(four programs)

Electrical Engineering (two programs)

Leadership Development (certificate)

Mechanical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computer and Information Sciences

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering




College of Education and Human Services

  • The College Database — the most current and comprehensive source for U.S. college and university data — named UNF to its top colleges in the state for teacher education in 2013. The new list, “Top Colleges in Florida: Shaping the Next Generation,” highlights the post-secondary institutions in the state with the highest number of education graduates during the 2012 academic year.

  • Students complete between 900 and 1,000 hours of classroom-based experience as part of their teacher preparation program at UNF.

  • All educator preparation programs in the College are approved by the Florida Department of Education and accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

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 and Instruction

Educational Leadership (master’s

and doctorate)

Elementary Education

Special Education