Founded in 1934, Jacksonville University (JU) enrolls more than 4,000 students from around the world and is the oldest private master’s university in our region. On the banks of the majestic St. John’s River and minutes from downtown Jacksonville, JU is the place to customize your education, develop a lifelong passion, and prepare for a meaningful career opportunity. Come join more than 800 graduate students enrolled annually in more than 24 graduate degree programs and see why JU is ranked a Best Regional University by U.S. News & World Report. Our alumni include admirals, mayors, film celebrities, award-winning novelists, pro sports players, university presidents, C-level executives, and many other smart, creative, and fearless individuals.
1st Master of Public Policy program in Florida
Why aren’t you here?
Jacksonville University (JU) is the place for you. Located in the largest city in Florida and a mere 10 minutes from the urban core, Jacksonville University welcomes students from around the world. Whether you began your educational journey with us or not, JU provides a lifelong commitment to students, both graduate and undergraduate, through academic excellence, opportunities for leadership and service, and access to full-service career resources.
• Doctorate of Business Administration
• Executive MBA
• Master of Business Administration (MBA)
• Master of Science in Applied Business Analytics
• Master of Science in Organizational Leadership
Public policy program
• Master in Public Policy
JU’s Davis College of Business is the only AACSB-accredited private business school in all of North Florida and southern Georgia. There’s no better place to launch a career than in a city with a thriving business sector that includes Fortune 500 companies.
Ranked among the top 10 best cities in which to start a business in 2014 (WalletHub.com), Jacksonville is the perfect fit for your graduate studies. Whether you want to pursue a master’s degree, executive master’s, or doctorate, the College of Business delivers high-quality, strategic programming and prepares graduates to succeed in the interconnected world of business.
Health science programs
• Doctorate of Nursing
• Master of Science
- Clinical Mental Health Counseling
- Health Informatics
- Kinesiological Sciences (pending SACSCOC approval)
- Speech-Language Pathology
- Sport Management (pending SACSCOC approval)
• Orthodontic Residency/Master’s Program
JU’s Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences houses not only the School of Nursing but also the ever-expanding School of Orthodontics and the newly created School of Applied Health Sciences, a unique program that is poised to become the premier provider of health science education in the region. Northeast Florida is a prime location for the health care industry and is home to nationally recognized organizations like Mayo Clinic, UF Health Jacksonville, St. Vincent’s Healthcare, Baptist Health System, and many more.
Fine arts programs
• Master of Fine Arts
- Visual Arts
JU’s College of Fine Arts educates tomorrow’s leading artists, innovators, choreographers, and entrepreneurs. Our program offers ongoing opportunities for performance and exhibition as well as personal and professional development.
Our faculty are dedicated to their individual artistic disciplines, but they are committed first and foremost to the teaching and nurturing of each graduate student.
Arts and sciences programs
• Marine Science (MS or MA)
• Master of Mathematics
• Master of Science in Leadership and Learning
JU’s College of Arts and Sciences offers rich territory to explore and is eager to help you become the next generation of leaders, whether in education, government, marine science, or the nonprofit world.
Recognized as a top value and return on investment university
An investment in a degree from Jacksonville University is a smart one. According to the three major rankings on college return on investment, JU is among the top 10% of all public and private colleges and universities nationwide (The Economist, Payscale.com, US Department of Education College Scorecard). We work closely with students to provide both the education and real-world experience that employers want most, equipping our graduates for long-term value.
Dolphins for life
The JU Alumni Association ensures that commencement isn’t the end of your JU partnership. Join the ranks of approximately 25,000 alumni worldwide who will become your extended network of valuable contacts after graduation. Your access to this global community of Dolphins is only one facet of the active support our Alumni Association provides.
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|BSN to MSN Programs|
|Business Doctorate & PhD|
|Evening MBA Programs|
|Executive MBA Programs|
|MBA - Accounting|
|MBA - Finance|
|MBA - Leadership|
|MBA - Marketing|
|Organizational Studies & Leadership|
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