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Become an Innovative Thinker

A leader in online learning, the University of West Florida offers numerous online programs to help you become a part of the next generation of big thinkers. Ranked in the top ten in Public Universities of the South by U.S. News & World Report in 2023, we are committed to providing a competitively priced, quality education that will help you thrive and achieve your goals.

Designed to fit your demanding schedule so that you can study at your own pace, our online degree programs help you take the next step in your career. Choose from high-quality programs in the health sciences, nursing, social work, education, technology and more.

Become one of tomorrow’s leaders with a degree from UWF Online.

At UWF, we strive to provide multiple pathways to transfer credit, so you can complete your degree faster. Military experience or credit you’ve earned toward health-related certifications or licensures may transfer as credit toward your degree. With multiple start dates a year, you can begin your healthcare administration program online when it’s best for you.

Online Degrees and Certificates

UWF offers online courses that prepare you to become one of tomorrow’s leaders in a personalized environment.

  • Gain a competitive skill set in business and accounting to excel in the field and stand out for the role you want
  • Accredited by AACSB International, the program prepares you for the CPA exam in Florida
  • Prepare for the ASCP national exam for MLS qualification
  • Get hands-on training to prepare for an advanced career as an MLS
  • Prepare for your career with a variety of electives that address current issues and specializations in the field
  • Join the Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s program and take up to 12 credit hours of graduate coursework — saving you time and money
  • Earn Florida DOE certification in Exceptional Student Education and Elementary Education with Reading and ESOL endorsements
  • Learn how to create and manage an inclusive learning environment
  • Secure a broad background in all major areas of business and specialized knowledge in finance
  • Gain first-hand experience managing a real investment portfolio
  • Accredited by AACSB International
  • Prepare for careers in management, information systems, marketing and finance in this AACSB International accredited program
  • Become a multifaceted professional with skills in communication, critical thinking and the law
  • Prepare to enter an increasingly diverse workforce with marketable skills
  • Study with a great degree of customization, both in content and course delivery
  • Learn how to use the underlying concepts of hospitality and tourism management including finance, operations, customer service theory, human resources, marketing and communications.
  • Understand the overlap in relationships among the global hospitality and tourism industries.
  • Use the science of behavior to improve lives
  • Prepare for the Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst exam or the Qualified Autism Services Provider Supervisor exam
  • Enhance foundational knowledge relating to specific areas of individual and public health
  • Learn how to promote the well-being of a community
  • Develop the skills needed to succeed in a career at a hospital, insurance company and more
  • Build a strong foundation in the fundamentals of the healthcare industry
  • Curriculum aligned with guidelines set by the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)
  • Gain specific knowledge and skills to prepare for a career in HR
  • Enjoy expanding job opportunities in instructional design and technology-related jobs
  • Design, develop and implement instructional and performance solutions
  • Focus on non-traditional education and prepare for educational roles outside traditional K–12 schools
  • Plan developmentally appropriate interactions based on goals identified for all learners in community environments
  • Enhance your maritime knowledge with studies in economics, public administration, art, geography and leisure
  • Tailor our online maritime studies degree program to your interests
  • Develop an understanding of the multiple influences created by the biological characteristics of the organism
  • Prepare to pursue a wide range of careers at the bachelor’s level or advanced training in psychology
  • Gain the credentials to excel in areas such as public health, consultation and consumer advocacy
  • Explore how to address issues related to diseases, medical disasters and the legalities of public health and healthcare
  • Gain more skills for career advancement in nursing and increased earning potential
  • Transition from the role of an RN to a BSN generalist providing professional care
  • Learn to make effective logistics decisions for your organization by identifying and evaluating critical service and cost factors
  • Gain skills to create, develop and evaluate theory-driven, data-based, ethical supply chain logistics management strategies
  • Approach the CPA exam with confidence
  • Gain both technical and communication skills applicable to professional accountancy or professional taxation
  • Explore modern topics in software engineering or data analytics
  • Prepare for further studies or a career in computing, data analytics or cybersecurity
  • Enhance your impact in practice or administration
  • Gain key knowledge and skills across theory, administration, research and data analysis
  • Choose from three specializations to align your studies with the skills you need most in the classroom
  • Prepare for advanced careers in instruction and leadership in a program that combines the latest educational theories with practical application
  • Learn to apply research to the real-world decision-making and problem-solving scenarios educators face right now
  • Choose from one of the two areas of focus: Administration and Leadership Studies or Curriculum and Assessment
  • Become a leader in the protection of data assets and analysis of potential threats
  • Gain hands-on cybersecurity experience through real-world simulations
  • Leverage data and information to help businesses make better strategic choices
  • Communicate and interpret complex data to varied audiences
  • Earn the credentials to qualify for a leadership role in your school or district
  • Prepare for the Florida Educational Leadership Exam
  • Demonstrate knowledge of literary theory, British literature, American literature, poetry and rhetoric
  • Practice writing and workshopping fiction, non-fiction, creative non-fiction and creative writing
  • Design your studies after examining published environmental science research
  • Pursue employment opportunities in the public and private sectors
  • Analyze exceptional student education instructional programs based on approved standards
  • Plan effective learning experiences employing critical thinking, problem-solving and high-order questioning techniques
  • Gain the skills needed to care for primary care patients of all ages through this full-time program
  • Prepare for the ANCC or AANP national certification exam
  • Learn the cutting-edge technology and latest approaches used in the field
  • Gain a well-rounded foundation through both business and GIS courses
  • Cultivate healthier communities and organizations
  • Prepare for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam
  • Apply healthcare administration concepts, principles and practices to the operation of healthcare organizations
  • Evaluate challenges in healthcare administration and propose solutions to improve organizational performance
  • Specialize your degree and gain deeper knowledge through elective courses
  • Develop the skills for a leadership role in IT
  • Communicate effectively with culturally diverse stakeholders using appropriate modalities
  • Analyze individual and organizational performance problems comprehensively from education and training perspectives
  • Prepare for your career with our single-disciplinary focus on security studies and diplomacy
  • Learn from instructors who are highly specialized and bring current knowledge to the coursework
  • Connect mathematics to scientific computing, finance or data science
  • Analyze data using statistical methods and state-of-the-art computer technology
  • Focus on how strategies, decisions, judgments and actions can impact an individual’s performance, so you learn how to lead and motivate them
  • The courses offer individualized assignments customized to your current role, so you can focus on how to apply what you learn to your career
  • Discover instructional strategies and curriculum design to meet the needs of tomorrow’s nurses
  • Prepare for doctoral studies or a career in an academic or community-based setting
  • Learn the skills necessary for leadership or administrative roles in case management, nursing informatics and more
  • Explore how to implement research- and evidence-based practices
  • Discuss the relevance of political scholarship to the practice of governance and political participation
  • Articulate and compare theories of political power and institutions
  • Apply administrative reasoning, roles and responsibilities to your profession
  • Deploy sustainability and resilience planning in an organizational setting
  • Understand and influence public health policy
  • Identify issues and problems in the public health of various communities
  • Understand and teach concepts in literature, reading and literacy
  • Identify and prevent difficulties in reading
  • Demonstrate specialized knowledge in medical and behavioral health social work
  • Work with a variety of social populations, including individuals, families and groups
  • Choose a degree designed for success in the sport administration field with a focus on analytics
  • Learn to make effective managerial decisions in the sport industry
  • Fulfill heightened needs for accountability and transparency in public sector procurement
  • Focus on public contracting at the federal, state and local levels
  • Begin developing expertise in machine learning, deep learning and big data analytics.
  • Gain hands-on experience with Python and other technologies used to analyze data.
  • Communicate to management the appropriate types of data mining to apply in a business scenario given the data set and organizational context
  • Analyze the impact of each recommended course of action and develop compelling arguments to support recommendations
  • Build strategic decision-making skills to apply in diverse business environments
  • Develop expertise in data analysis and prepare for success in risk management positions
  • Create the foundation needed to pursue an advanced laboratory science degree
  • Complete general and organic chemistry courses
  • Learn the correct way to evaluate and implement new and existing technologies to facilitate instruction and performance improvement
  • Integrate current and emerging technologies for K-12 education, higher education, business and industry, healthcare, military and other settings
  • Prepare to defend against cyberattacks, protect data assets and analyze potential cybersecurity threats
  • We designed the two-semester certificate to offer a smooth transfer to UWF’s M.S. in Cybersecurity program
  • Identify potential information security threats and design mitigation plans
  • Learn to safely and efficiently protect an organization’s data
  • Acquire fundamental knowledge of statistics and data analysis.
  • Learn to organize, analyze and interpret data to inform business strategy.
  • Develop presentation skills for communicating insights to decision-makers.
  • Excel in a rapidly growing and lucrative field
  • Learn advanced statistics, modeling and in-depth computational techniques
  • Get hands-on practice designing and optimizing databases
  • Gain both theoretical and practical knowledge to jump-start your career
  • Gain career-ready skills through a certificate that combines three courses into one program.
  • Study an industry-focused curriculum designed to boost your professional marketability in engineering.
  • The AACSB-accredited curriculum offers a multidisciplinary approach to innovation and entrepreneurship, incorporating instruction from various subject areas
  • Excel in starting your own business and become an innovative leader
  • Demonstrate knowledge of aggregate economic activity, including national income, price level determination and economic growth
  • Evaluate potential business opportunities, formulate solutions and present findings
  • Learn to use the appropriate tools and techniques to identify and solve financial problems.
  • Apply finance concepts and theories that lead to a career in finance
  • Manage a real portfolio of money for the university
  • Prepare to investigate and prevent white-collar crime and financial fraud
  • Learn from faculty with expertise in accounting, criminal investigation and cybercrime
  • Recognize and practice using GIS technologies
  • Analyze and interpret large amounts of data collected by GIS technologies
  • Advanced use of GIS technologies
  • Relevant, up-to-date content uses ArcGIS Pro software
  • Exhibit and apply concepts and principles of management and marketing
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of e-Business systems planning, development and implementation
  • Transform data into accurate and timely information
  • Balance the strategic vision of the company with day-to-day operations
  • Create reportable metrics from clinician-patient bedside interaction
  • Examine organizational performance from a solution-neutral position
  • Analyze and identify root causes of gaps in organizational performance
  • Add value to organizations as a human resources leader
  • Fully online, AACSB-accredited curriculum
  • Understand the relationship between human resource management and organizational strategy
  • Evaluate the bases of pay, including incentives and pay-for-performance systems
  • Learn from expert educators who bring real-world information systems experience to each course
  • Build expertise in business intelligence fundamentals and prepare for administrative positions within the field
  • Identify key concepts and issues in security-related intelligence
  • Determine patterns and trends in large data sets
  • Pursue employment in one of the most high-paying fields
  • The course choices help align the certificate to your career goals
  • Articulate the evolution and history of leading theories of leadership
  • Suggest valid and valuable improvements to budgeting processes
  • Choose from four options to work as a technologist in one of many laboratory settings
  • Take a national board examination at the end of your program to pursue licensure
  • Prepare for a role as a nurse educator in clinical practice, the community, and in academic settings
  • Use evidence-based tools, methods and technologies in an advanced nursing practice role as a nurse educator
  • Pursue career advancement in public health
  • Educate others on how to prepare for emergencies and infectious diseases
  • Pursue career advancement in public health
  • Educate others on how to keep the environment clean and their workplaces safe
  • Develop the leadership skills necessary for strategic planning, organizational branding and effective social media communication
  • Prepare for in-demand positions in social media management, public relations, internal and integrated communication, and brand representation
  • Extend your knowledge of the concepts, principles and regulations that impact healthcare
  • Deepen your understanding of how health professionals care for special populations
  • Learn about the electronic clinical records systems used by medical records specialists
  • Explore the analytic side of the sport industry
  • Study subjects in sport business with an emphasis on the future of sports and technology
  • Apply knowledge of supply chain logistics management concepts to solve business management problems
  • Utilize analytics to assist in identifying critical logistics issues and opportunities and in creating and executing supply chain logistics strategies
  • Apply research, theory, best practices and sound pedagogical principles to design, develop, implement, evaluate and manage technology-driven learning experiences
  • Design learning programs for K-12 education, higher education, business and industry, healthcare, military and other settings
  • Teach English as an additional language in a variety of settings in the United States and overseas
  • Add ESOL endorsement to your teaching certification in the state of Florida
  • Complete coursework based on the five domains of TESOL adopted by the Florida Department of Education and International TESOL Organization standards
  • Evaluate the applicability and utility of available assessment tools
  • Create curriculum and instruction frameworks or protocols for real-world situations
  • Diagnose and conceptualize solutions for individual and organizational performance problems
  • Critically evaluate inferences drawn from empirical research and practice in the field of instructional design and technology

About UWF Online

With a history of more than 50 years of leadership in education, UWF offers academic degrees with a mission to create the next generation of big thinkers. Based in Pensacola, our forward-thinking online degree and certificate programs prepare students for success through creative, collaborative learning experiences.

Discover the Convenience of UWF’s Online Programs

With our online programs, you can easily fit your studies into your busy schedule while building a solid foundation in the skills you need to succeed in your career. Our experienced faculty teach in a personalized environment, leveraging innovative learning strategies to help you grasp concepts. You will also have access to a wealth of resources that encourage your success from enrollment through graduation.

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Online Courses That Propel Your Success

UWF applies our forward-thinking approach to education to online courses tailored to the needs of professionals and employers. This emphasis on success empowers the next generation of big thinkers to make meaningful contributions to their professions and society. To provide a well-rounded education, we infuse collaborative, innovative and creative learning experiences into every program we offer. The benefits of UWF’s online programs include the following:

Competitively Priced Education

Our mission is to provide students the access and affordability to thrive through competitive tuition, financial aid resources and ongoing support.

Convenient Online Courses

We design online programs for working students with busy schedules, providing a convenient format and multiple start dates per year.

A Focus on Student Success

Our nationally ranked degree programs allow you to learn from expert faculty members in an environment that supports your aspirations.

Military Friendly® Designation

UWF is a Military Friendly® School and helps active-duty U.S. military service members and veterans transition from serving their country to earning their degrees.

Achieve Your Career Ambitions

The majority of people working in technology, health care, management and social work have at least a bachelor’s degree, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. With UWF’s online degree programs, you can graduate ready to thrive in the field matching your personal and professional interests. Plus, capitalize on career center resources that offer connections to your goals, whether you’re changing careers or pursuing your first job.

Career Options for UWF Graduates

  • Computer and Information Research Scientist: $131,490 per year
  • Information Security Analyst: $102,600 per year
  • Medical Group Practice Office Manager: $101,340 per year
  • Database Administrator: $98,860 per year
  • Nurse Administrator: $90,395 per year
  • Geoscientist: $83,680 per year
  • Nurse Educator: $82,040 per year
  • Assisted Living Facility Administrator: $83,550 per year
  • Occupational Health and Safety Specialist: $74,870 per year
  • Medical Social Worker: $57,711 per year

Median and average salary figures (as of 2022) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Payscale.

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