University of West Florida Online

Focused on Student Success
Generous Transfer Policy
Competitive Tuition
Military Friendly® School

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 No. 2 as a top-performing State University by the Florida Board of Governors, we are committed to providing an affordable, quality education that will help you thrive and achieve your goals.

Designed to fit into 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.

Each of UWF’s programs is taught by faculty members who are not only committed to your success but have years of experience in their fields. Through team-based learning and high-tech practices, you will gain a well-rounded education and practical knowledge. In addition, you can begin your degree program at a time that works best for you as we offer several start dates throughout the year.

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

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Online Degrees

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  • Undergraduate

    Clinical Lab Sciences, B.S. – MLT to MLS

    • Prepare for the ASCP national exam for certification as a medical laboratory scientist
    • Get the bachelor’s degree that will prepare you for an advanced career as a medical laboratory scientist
  • Graduate

    Computer Science, M.S.

    • Explore modern topics in software engineering or data analytics
    • Explore advanced topics in algorithmic programming, parallel computing, artificial intelligence and more
  • Graduate

    Curriculum & Instruction, M.Ed.

    • Choose from three specializations to align your studies with the skills you need most in the classroom
    • Prepare for advanced careers through this NCATE-accredited program
  • Graduate

    Cybersecurity, M.S.

    • Become a leader in the protection of data assets and analysis of potential threats
    • Gain hands-on cybersecurity experience through real-world simulations
  • Graduate

    Educational Leadership, M.Ed.

    • Earn the credentials to qualify for a leadership role in your school or district
    • Prepare for the Florida Educational Leadership Exam
  • Graduate

    Family Nurse Practitioner, MSN

    • Gain the skills needed to care for primary care patients of all ages
    • Prepare for the ANCC or AANP national certification exam
  • Graduate

    Geographic Information Science Administration, M.S.

    • Learn the cutting-edge technology and latest approaches used in the field
    • Gain a well-rounded foundation through both business and GIS courses
  • Undergraduate

    Health Sciences, B.S. – Healthcare Administration

    • 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
  • Undergraduate

    Health Sciences, B.S. – Public Health

    • 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
  • Undergraduate

    Health Sciences, B.S. (General)

    • Enhance foundational knowledge relating to specific areas of individual and public health
    • Learn how to promote the well-being of a community
  • Graduate

    Information Technology, M.S.

    • Specialize your degree and gain deeper knowledge through elective courses
    • Develop the skills for a leadership role in IT
  • Graduate

    Master of Social Work

    • Prepare for a career as an LCSW in Florida with this CSWE-accredited program
    • Gain the knowledge, skills and experience for advanced social work practice
  • Graduate

    Nurse Executive, MSN

    • Learn the skills necessary for an executive role in case management, nursing informatics and more
    • Explore how to implement research- and evidence-based practices
  • Graduate

    Nursing Education, MSN

    • 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 hospital setting
  • Undergraduate

    RN to BSN

    • 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
  • Graduate

    RN to MSN

    • Finish your BSN and MSN faster with this accelerated, accredited program
    • Choose from Nursing Education and Nurse Executive track options to specialize your MSN


With our affordable program’s convenient online format, you can easily fit your studies into your busy schedule while building a strong foundation in the skills you need to succeed in your career.

  • Learn from experienced faculty in a personalized environment
  • Grasp concepts through innovative, high-tech learning strategies
  • Have access to numerous resources

We Are Here For You

From enrollment through graduation, you’ll have support throughout your entire educational experience at the University of West Florida.

  • Enrollment Counselors

    Enrollment counselors will guide you through the admission process, helping you find the right program and answering all of your questions.

  • Transcript Team

    Our transcript team will review your transcripts if you’ve already earned credits at another higher education institution.

  • Advising Assistants

    Advising assistants will provide you with encouragement and assistance as you complete your studies.

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Affordable Education

At UWF, it is our mission to provide students the access and affordability to be successful through competitive tuition, financial aid resources and support along the way.

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Focused on Student Success

Our nationally ranked degree programs give you the chance to learn from expert faculty members in an environment dedicated to your success.

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Leader in Online Learning

Designed for working students who need flexibility, our programs are delivered in a convenient format with multiple start dates per year.

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Military Friendly®

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 degree.

Start Dates

Second Fall Start

Start Date: October 21, 2019

First Spring Start

Start Date: January 06, 2020

Second Spring Start

Start Date: March 02, 2020

About UWF Online

With a history of more than 50 years of being a leader in education, the University of West Florida offers a variety of bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctoral degrees with a mission to create the next generation of big thinkers. Based in Pensacola, UWF’s forward-thinking programs prepare students for success through creative, collaborative learning experiences. Consistently named a top Military Friendly® School, UWF holds many accreditations and rankings and provides a wealth of benefits for its online students.

Accreditations and Affiliations

The University of West Florida is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, specialist and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of West Florida.

UWF Online is approved by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. The voluntary agreement among member states and U.S. territories establishes comparable national standards for interstate offerings of postsecondary distance-education courses and programs. It is intended to make it easier for students to take online courses offered by postsecondary institutions based in other states.

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