More than a job. It’s a passion.


No. 1 in Online Programs

U.S. News and World Report lists University of Florida’s College of Education as having the top online graduate education programs in the nation. Faculty and staff work on thousands of hours of video footage to deliver more human instruction to the online learning platform. With research-backed curriculum development and passionate educators who are preeminent in their fields, online students get access to the best resources for becoming future leaders.


Online enrollments for the current school year


Number of current online course sections


Ratio of faculty to doctoral students

Distinguished Faculty


Dr. Jean Crockett

“The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act helped us as a society learn to deal with differences, and sometimes differences that are not chosen, differences that choose us,” Dr. Jeanne Crockett said. “You have to understand not only the disability but this person’s manifestation of that disability.”

“Technology allows experiences to be rich, in terms of the senses, in terms of thoughts, cognition they provoke,” Dr. Pasha Antonenko said. “We’re trying to help design learning that works for all.”

Money for newly funded awards

Faculty at the College of Education won $15,944,299 for new awards in the 2014 – 2015 school year. That’s up from the $8,057,467 from the year before that.


Outstanding Students

Student Researcher

It was 1945. WWII had just ended and segregation was still in effect in American schools, when the U.S. government embarked on a mission to reform the Japanese education system to a democratic state.

A group of 27 committee members, all educators, were pulled together to help. It took one member, the only black person on the team, to point out how our own education system was far from equal.

The School of Teaching and Learning’s doctoral student Kenneth Noble explores this paradox with his award-winning paper, “A More Meaningful Democracy than We Ourselves Possess.” [READ MORE]

Testimonials from Alumni

The program opened new windows into online teaching and learning in higher education, exposed me to the rich history the military has in distance education and innovation, and gave me a better understanding of the exciting challenges of integrating technology into K-12 educational environments.

Truly Hardemon, M.Ed.Curriculum & Instruction graduate, 2012

The faculty was very supportive throughout the entire program. There was never a time I felt slighted, in the terms of resources and support from the faculty just because I was an online student.

Meredith B. Coughlin, ED. DEducation Technology Online graduate, 2013

The reputation and preparation at the University of Florida made me competitive among employers compared to other graduates. The diverse faculty interests coupled with opportunities to collaborate with other programs and departments allows graduate students a great deal of flexibility to pursue unique areas of interest.

I’m a proud alumni for life – Go Gators!

Eric Rossen, Ph.D.School Psychology graduate, 2007
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