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University of Florida (UF) is a major public, land-grant, Research University. The state’s oldest and most comprehensive university, UF is among the nation’s most academically diverse public universities. UF is the state’s flagship institution and has a long history of established programs in international education, research, and service. It is one of only 17 public, land-grant universities that belongs to the prestigious Association of American Universities. UF enrolls nearly 50,000 students and is home to 16 colleges and more than 150 research centers and institutes. UF is consistently ranked among the nation’s top universities:

  • No. 14 in U.S. News & World Report “Top Public Universities” (September 2013)
  • No. 3 in Kiplinger “Best Values in Public Colleges” (2013).
  • No. 7 in the Princeton Review “Best Value Public Colleges” (2012).

UF has 4,215 faculty members with distinguished records in teaching, research, and service, including 40 eminent scholar chairs and 28 faculty elections to the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, or the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Online Master of Arts in Mass Communication - Global Strategic Communication

UF’s online Master of Art in Mass Communication – Global Strategic Communication will give communication and media strategists the skills they need to illuminate new channels, utilize segmentation software and analytics to understand audiences, and craft persuasive, intercultural messages for an increasingly global set of audiences and stakeholders.

Online Master of Arts in Mass Communication - Social Media

UF’s online Master's Degree in Social Media program examines the impact of social media and explains how it can be used to influence the future of communication, marketing, journalism, politics, entertainment, public relations, and more.

Working Professional Doctor of Pharmacy (WPPD)

UF’s Working Professional Doctor of Pharmacy (WPPD) distance-learning program is designed for licensed pharmacists to become expert clinicians who are versed in proactive disease state management, a consultative approach to identifying and resolving drug related problems.

Online Master’s in Pharmacy in Medication Therapy Management (MTM)

UF’s MS in Pharmacy-MTM degree for practicing pharmacists to improve medication outcomes through drug therapy review, patient education, and direct patient consultation. The program focuses on advanced pharmacotherapy of chronic diseases, effective communication practices, and the business and regulatory aspects of MTM.

Financial aid is available from a variety of sources to help you pay for your graduate education, including federal Stafford loans, private sources, and, in some cases, employer assistance programs. We encourage you to research all of the financing options available to determine the package that will best meet your needs.

Typically students in our online graduate programs fund their education through federal student loan programs. Graduate students may apply for aid in the form of Federal Direct Stafford Loans and Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans. In addition, students pursuing master’s degrees can pursue fellowships offered through independent agencies.