Colleges of Distinction

Brooks College of Health

  • The Department of Nutrition and Dietetics was designated Flagship status - one of just six such programs on campus - and, as a result, will expand its distance-learning program and initiate a doctorate in clinical nutrition that will provide excellent educational opportunities in the coming years. 
  • The School of Nursing was one of 10 schools in the nation to receive the Stellar School Chapter recognition by the National Student Nurses’ Association. 
  • The School of Nursing was reaccredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education without any recommendations - almost unheard of in higher 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 Coggin Career Management Center offers professional skills development programs and the Coggin Mentor Program, which help business students begin successful and fulfilling careers. While students build their network with peers and faculty, the Center helps students connect with corporate recruiters, alumni and leaders from the First Coast and beyond. 
  • The Coggin College is privileged to have top-level executives representing major employers in Northeast Florida participating through advisory councils, steering committees and boards. They provide a communication vehicle between practitioner and academic communities, helping to ensure programmatic relevancy. 
  • The Transportation & Logistics Flagship Program is ranked the 14th most productive program among colleges and universities, with faculty publications appearing in seven internationally recognized logistics journals.

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

  • History Department faculty and students are working with Spain’s Ministry of Culture and the U.S. Department of the Interior to help commemorate Florida’s 500-year anniversary in 2013 and St. Augustine’s 450th anniversary in 2015. 

  • Enrollment doubled in the Archaeological summer field school, and archaeology faculty and students are collaborating with UNF historians in the ongoing search for Fort Caroline using historical documents and field testing. This work will continue as the 450th anniversary of the founding of Fort Caroline, approaches in 2014. 

  • A sculpture professor received a UNF Foundation grant to establish a sculptureon-campus program. The large-scale works, created by four students, range from realistic to abstract. The quality, scale, conception and execution of these works is remarkable for undergraduates. 



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 renowned engineering and oceanography researcher is the new director of the Taylor Engineering Research Institute and professor of ocean engineering. He is a former research scientist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Waterways Experiment Center and is a current representative to the United Nations Joint Commission on Oceanography and Marine Meteorology, as well as co-chair of the steering committee for the United Nations Coastal Inundation and Flooding Demonstration Project. 
  • The School of Engineering’s new Sustainable Design Field Camp gives students the opportunity to participate in a number of field trips to focus on sustainable engineering designs in areas such as mineral resources, water, waste and renewable energy. 
  • The Department of Construction Management initiated a program to modify and recycle maritime shipping containers for habitat use. One of the modified containers was delivered to an elementary school in the Dominican Republic to be used as a computer laboratory - replete with used UNF computers and a solar power system designed and implemented by an electrical engineering student.



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

  • The College of Education’s Urban Professional Development School program assisting inner-city schools ranked among the best in nation.
  • An alumnus and adjunct faculty member was one of 85 mathematics and science teachers nationwide selected as a recipient of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. 
  • Approximately 80 percent of UNF education graduates take jobs in Florida public schools within one year of graduation, and 80 percent of those have maintained employment in Florida public schools six years later.

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