Here’s Why You Should Earn a Master’s Degree from the University of Florida
ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE ONLINE
The University of Florida is committed to providing quality and unique programs to students around the world. UF CJC Online offers access to than 10 online degree and certificate programs. Our programs are designed for professionals who seek an alternative to the on-campus learning, yet expect the same rigorous courses and same prestigious degree. Read on to learn more about what makes UF one of America’s elite institutions and one of its most affordable universities.
IT’S GREAT TO BE A FLORIDA GATOR
When you earn a degree from UF, you will become part of a network that spans the globe. With more than 330,000 alumni, Gator Nation is truly everywhere. Our alumni reside in all 50 states and 135 countries and work as leaders at companies ranging from Boeing to Merrill Lynch to the New York Yankees. No matter your vocation or where in the world your path takes you, your degree will be highly-valued. And because an online degree from UF is the same as one earned on campus, you don’t have to go far to get far.
UF Distance Learning also has online programs which have been approved for Market Rate tuition, by the State of Florida Board of Governors under Board Regulation 7.001(15). To learn more about these programs, visit the Market Rate information page.
FACTS AND RANKINGS
UF is recognized nationally and around the world as a leader in academic excellence, both on campus and online.
Ranked a top online degree program by US News and World Report (2016-).
Ranked a top online and on campus Master of Arts in Mass Communication program by Super Scholar and EdSmart. (2016-).
Ranked #2 for Forbes “Best Value Public Colleges” (2016).
Ranked #2 in Kiplinger’s “Best Values in Public Colleges” (2015).
Notable alumni include John Atanasoff (inventor of the digital computer), Robert Cade (inventor of Gatorade), Michael Connelly (best-selling mystery novelist), actress Faye Dunaway, actor Buddy Ebsen, comedian Darrell Hammond, Carl Hiaasen (columnist and novelist), Bob Graham (former U.S. senator and Florida governor), Eleanor Smeal (former president of National Organization for Women), Olympic medalists Dara Torres and Ryan Lochte, ecologist Archie Carr, Jonathan Demme (Academy Award-winning director), Joe Scarborough (former congressman and MSNBC morning show host) and Jamie Macintyre, Forrest Sawyer and Sara Sidner (national broadcast journalists).
UF alumni include at least nine former Florida governors, two Nobel Prize laureates, eight NASA astronauts, eight former U.S. ambassadors, and dozens of professional and amateur athletes.