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Graduate Programs
33
Total Full-Time Tuition
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Graduate Students
1,016
 

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An Inside Look

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.



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AT A GLANCE

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.

Business programs
• 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)
- Nursing
- 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
- Choreography
- 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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33 Graduate Programs Offered

Program Certificate Master's Doctorate
Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online
Accounting                
Adult & Geriatric Nursing                
Art and Fine Arts                
BSN to MSN Programs                
Business Doctorate & PhD                
Business-Management, MS/MA                
Dance                
Educational Leadership                
Evening MBA Programs                
Executive MBA Programs                
General MBA                
Gerontology              
Leadership                
MBA - Accounting                
MBA - Finance                
MBA - Leadership                
MBA - Marketing                
MBA/JD Programs                
Marine Science                
Marriage/Family Counseling                
Mathematics                
Medical Informatics                
Nurse Education                
Nursing              
Nursing Informatics                
Organizational Studies & Leadership                
Photography                
Psychiatric Nursing                
Public Policy                
Speech Pathology                
Teacher Certification                
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Student Body

1,016 students

300 full-time

716 part-time

Female
73%
745

Male
27%
271

Admission

Application Fee
*may vary by program
$50
Housing Offered? no

Contact

Admissions Office
P: 904 256-7005
admiss@ju.edu
Admissions Officer
aforte@ju.edu