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Colleges of Distinction

Brooks College of Health

  • Students continue to exceed expectations with licensure pass rates. On exams for physical therapists, athletic trainers, registered dietitians and nurse practitioners, UNF students achieved a 100 percent overall pass rate. 
  • On the 2018 Top Online Colleges list by SR Education Group, UNF ranked No. 2 in the country for bachelor’s degrees in nursing, which also made the Most Affordable ranking. UNF was also listed as a Top Online College for master’s degrees in nutrition. In addition, the Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics online degree program was ranked No. 9 in the country by  
  • The School of Nursing admitted students to the new Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program, funded with support from area healthcare organizations: St. Vincent’s HealthCare, Baptist Health, Brooks Rehabilitation, Flagler Hospital, Mayo Clinic and Memorial Hospital. 
  • The new Center for Nutrition and Food Security on campus brings together students, faculty and community partners to explore solutions to food insecurity and malnutrition and has attracted national attention — including a visit from a former U.S. president.

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

Health Administration

Health Science

     Exercise Science
     Public Health



     Accelerated BSN


Nutrition and Dietetics

Athletic Training

Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Clinical Nutrition (DCN)

Community Health


    Health Promotion/Ed

Global Health (certificate)

Health Informatics (certificate)

Health Administration

Health Science

Nursing Practice (doctorate)

    Family Nurse Practitioner (doctorate)

    Psychiatric/Mental Health (doctorate)

Anesthesiology Nursing (doctorate)

Nutrition and Dietetics

Physical Therapy (DPT)

Public Health (certificate)


Coggin College of Business

  • For the 11th consecutive year, The Princeton Review named the Coggin College of Business one of the nation’s top business schools in its annual guidebook, “The Best 267 Business Schools.”
  • As it has done for a decade, the Coggin Career Management Center offers professional mentoring programs and professional skills development services to help students secure internships, full-time positions and successfully launch their careers.
  • Students partner with mentors in the corporate world to gain valuable experience in finance and other fields — experience that consistently results in competitive job offers. 
  • UNF hosts the Intermodal Association of North America Logistics and Supply Chain Management Case Competition annually, which has become the nation’s premier competition for undergraduates in Logistics and Supply Chain Management programs. 

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs


Business Management



Financial Services/Financial Planning

International Business


Transportation and Logistics

Accounting (two programs)

Business Administration (12 programs)

E-business (certificate)



College of Arts and Sciences 

  • The William C. Webb Coastal Research Station, 1,050 acres of pristine saltwater marsh along the Intracoastal Waterway, provides Coastal Biology students and others with significant opportunities for research and exploration. 
  • The Department of Psychology provides students training on a Near-InfraRed Spectroscopy (NIRS) system, giving them hands-on experience on cutting-edge brain imaging technology. 
  • The Department of Physics is one of only a few universities where students can work with a helium liquefier and molecular beam epitaxy lab. 
  • The Department of Political Science and Public Administration hosts a U.S. Department of State Diplomat-in-Residence who advises students on Foreign Service and other State Department careers and has a strong record of placing students in State Department internships. 
  • Art and Design students study art in Italy, Brazil and Ireland, create and display sculptures in public parks and experience art at events like the International Fair Art Basel in Miami. The Department is one of the few state universities in Florida with art programs accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs


Art History

Biology (five programs)

Chemistry (four programs)

Communication (three programs)

Criminal Justice


English (two programs)

Fine Arts (five programs)

French Studies


Interdisciplinary Studies

International Studies (six programs) 

Mathematics (four programs) 

Music Education 

Music Jazz Studies

Music Performance (seven programs) 

Music Technology (certificate)

Performers Program (certificate)

Philosophy (three programs) 

Physics (eight programs)

Political Science (six programs) 

Post-Bacc Pre-Med (certificate) 

Psychology (four programs)

Religious Studies

Sacred Music (certificate)

Social Work

Sociology (two programs)


Statistics (three programs)

Applied Ethics (certificate) 

Applied Mathematics (certificate) 

Biology (two programs)

Communication Management (five programs)

Criminal Justice

English (two programs)

General Psychology

History (four programs)

International Affairs 

Mathematical Science (two programs) 

Music Performance (six programs) 

Nonprofit Management (certificate)

Practical Philosophy and Applied Ethics

Public Administration (six programs)

Public Management (cognate)


College of Computing, Engineering and Construction 

  • The College is now housed in the renovated Skinner-Jones Hall with new classrooms, labs and offices that enhance students’ learning experiences. In addition, the College recently opened the Materials Science and Engineering Facility (MSERF), which houses several state-of-the-art scanning electron microscopes.
  • To expand hands-on experience prior to employment, more than 400 paid internships are available to CCEC students every year, most paying between $16 and $20 per hour. CCEC graduates have nearly 100 percent employment within six months of receiving a degree.
  • UNF and Johnson & Johnson MD&D Global Services partnered to establish the 3-D Printing Center of Excellence at UNF. The lab is dedicated to the study, analysis, research and development of 3-D printing technologies. 
  • In partnership with Regency Centers, the School of Computing has a one-of-a-kind practicum program for IT students. Working within 6-week rotations, IT students gain exposure to a broad range of duties and complete mix of independent work projects as well as assignments with an IT professional.

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

BCM International (certificate)

Building Construction (two programs)

Civil Engineering

Coastal Port Engineering (certificate)

Computing and Information Science (four programs)

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Coastal and Port Engineering

Computer and Information Sciences (three programs)

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering 


College of Education and Human Services

  • Students have unparalleled clinical learning opportunities within a strong network of UNF Urban Professional Development Schools, a two-time national award-winning collaboration. UNF education graduates comprise more than 25 percent of the newly hired teachers in area schools. 
  • Sport management majors complete more than 600 hours of practical experience prior to graduation in sport organizations such as the Jacksonville Jaguars, PGA TOUR, Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, Jacksonville Armada, Jacksonville Icemen, First Coast YMCAs, UNF Athletics and many others across the globe.  
  • Since 2014, the College has been awarded $5 million in external funding for its innovative practices in STEM, ESOL and culturally responsive preparation of teachers, leaders and other professionals. 
  • The College became a member of the highly respected Carnegie Project for the Education Doctorate Program, which is the rigorous professional practice doctorate designed to develop transformational educational leaders.  

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

ASL/English Interpreting (two programs)

Deaf Education

Early Childhood Education

   Early Childhood Development

   Prek-Primary Licensure

Elementary Education

English Education

International Education (certificate)

Math Education

Middle School Education (math/science)

Science Education (three programs)

Social Studies Education

Special Education

Sports Management

Applied Behavior Analysis (certificate)

ASL/English Interpreting (two programs)

Counselor Education in School Counseling

Early Childhood (certificate)

Educational Leadership (five programs and doctorate)

Educational Leadership (certificate)

Higher Education Administration

International Education (certificate)

Partnerships with Individuals with Disabilities and their Families (certificate)

Secondary Education

Special Education (three programs)

Sports Management (certificate)

TESOL (certificate)

Hicks Honors College 

  • The Hicks Honors College offers high-achieving students a unique community-oriented first-year experience as well as a specialized curriculum that delves into meaningful topics and emphasizes the development of leadership, communications, teamwork and problem-solving skills. 
  • In 2016-17, the Hicks Honors College provided more than $150,000 in scholarships to students who studied abroad in Eastern Europe, South America, Asia and Russia. The College also awards scholarships to undergraduate students to conduct research in their fields of study.  
  • Honors students strive to get the most from their time in college, seizing challenges and opportunities to distinguish themselves and shaping their education along the way. A final capstone project allows students to integrate knowledge across their collegiate experience. 
  • Hicks Honors College alumni have attended top graduate schools around the nation and in Europe, such as Columbia University, the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Glasgow, Scotland. Graduates have landed positions at Mayo Clinic, Insight Global, the Florida Legislature and more.