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Interested in joining the hundreds of students who enroll at Jacksonville University every year? Whether you’re looking for a change of scenery or a place to chase your dreams, JU is ready to welcome you. Located in the largest city in sunny Florida, JU is home to career-minded students at all class levels and from around the world.


New MS in Dentistry will create highest-value credentials sought by Orthodontics professionals

JU’s School of Orthodontics, already attracting some of the brightest minds from across the globe to one of the country’s largest Orthodontics advanced certification programs, is adding a Master of Science in Dentistry that will make its curriculum among the most valued for professionals seeking to advance their careers and credentials. Currently, the school, part ...

Federal Agency Partners with Lutheran Services Florida and JU to Increase Workforce in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Field

Lutheran Services Florida  Health Systems (LSF), in partnership with  Jacksonville University Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences, has been awarded a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant to implement and evaluate an enhanced Certified Recovery Peer Specialist (CRPS) training program in Duval County. The program will address the Northeast region’s shortage of paraprofessionals with the skills and ...

Thirty-Nine Stars: JU students and faculty bring their art to the community at Jacksonville Zoo

Each holiday season thousands of lights transform the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens into a luminous winter wonderland where zoo guests have the opportunity to view sculptures and performances by local artists. This year, as part of the Division of Visual Arts’ commitment to professionals-in-training, professors Tiffany Leach and Dana Tupa challenged students to team design ...

Students got real-life look at minor league front office ops

About 40 students from a variety of academic disciplines were able to get a real-life educational experience last week when Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp General Manager Harold Craw spoke to the Sport Business Club. Craw filled the River House attendees with an abundance of situations he has seen and he was able to connect on a ...

Prof. Thomas will step away from chair; teaching streak intact

When it comes to ongoing longevity streaks, Professor Eric Thomas may rank up there with baseball great Cal Ripken Jr. For every school term during the past 25 years Thomas, an Associate Professor of History, has been in the classroom to teach. Every fall term, every spring term, every summer term, 25 years. “I’ve been ...

It’s button mashing, not blurting, as Dr. Brannon prepares for Jeopardy! appearance

Like many of those who watch the popular game show Jeopardy!, Dr. Julie Brannon has a tendency to blurt out the response. Now, however, since she is actually going to be on the show work on timing and button mashing is in order. Dr. Brannon, professor and Chair of English, has been called as a ...

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Jacksonville University offers more than 70 majors and programs at the undergraduate level, as well as over 20 graduate and doctorate level degree programs. JU is comprised of four colleges, two institutes, and several prestigious schools. Since 1934, JU has offered top-tier educational experiences, cultivating lifelong passions and meaningful careers in such sought-after fields as aviation, speech pathology, kinesiology, marine science, choreography, orthodontics, business, biology and many others.