A unique experience, in and out of class

At UF CJC Online, students explore unique and expansive opportunities to explore passions beyond the online classroom. Bring classroom knowledge to life through an immersion experience. We help our students gain real-life experiences and actively collaborate with industry-leading professionals to network for potential jobs and work opportunities.

Experiential learning allows students to continually develop as communicators and hone their craft while in the field. Getting experience is the best way to expand your knowledge, boost your portfolio and land your dream job. You’ll have opportunities to work alongside industry professionals to build your career.

Stand out to top media and communication companies by growing your skills outside of the classroom. Hands-on experience is a gateway to new opportunities and new connections that will give you a headstart on your professional career. Graduate with more than just academic knowledge, but real-world experience that gives you a competitive edge.

Professional Industry Experience

With CJCxNYC, students have the opportunity to travel to New York City for an immersive hands-on experience to learn, work and explore the city. As one of the most influential media and communication hubs of the world, students will get first-hand insight into this market.

UF CJC Online Students have worked and interned at many incredible places, including:

  • Amazon Studios
  • The Aspen Institute
  • Bosch Corporation
  • Curriculum Associates
  • CyberRes
  • The Dana Agency
  • Loggerhead Marinelife Center
  • Meerkat Media Group
  • The Moore Agency
  • NBCUniversal
  • The New York Giants
  • Orlando City SC
  • PepsiCo/Frito-Lay
  • USA Diving
  • The Walt Disney Company

Conferences and Professional Events

Students can attend professional and academic conferences and expand their professional knowledge and networks. UF CJC Online students have attended professional and association conferences like PRSA/PRSSA ICON, StratCommWorld, FPRA, NAHJ, and NABJ.

International Opportunities Through Study Abroad

Students can study abroad and experience new places and cultures to broaden their understanding of the world. UFCJC offers courses in Italy, Germany, France, and the United Kingdom throughout the school year.

UFCJC students interested in sports media can seize opportunities such as studying and exploring the NBA in Paris and Premier League football in the United Kingdom. Harness intercultural skills, learn a foreign language, and adapt to new challenges by expanding your horizons through global experiences. Create new connections and gain a competitive edge in the communications industry and increase your prospects of working internationally.

The Gator Nation network is unmatched. CJC does a great job promoting its programs and it shows how you all continue to stay ahead of the other competition. CJC has connections with powerful, impactful people throughout multiple industries. I like how we have professors with real-world experience and notoriety.
– Reba Liddy, B.A. in Public Relations 2015, M.A. in Public Relations 2022, Marketing and Communications Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment

Why UF?

Earning a degree from the University of Florida connects you to an elite group, a family of more than 415,000 living Gator alumni across the globe. The Gator Nation is everywhere, which can open doors you never thought possible. Ranked as a top public university, the University of Florida provides an excellent education at an affordable cost. At the University of Florida, you’re more than a student…you’re a Gator.

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Meet the Team

At UF CJC Online you have a dedicated team housed within the College of Journalism and Communications dedicated to providing the best possible education and experience for our students.

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Master Access

An education that is never outdated. Alumni from our online master’s program have exclusive access to all of our current courses and can stay up-to-date on all of the latest trends in communications.

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