University of South Florida: Distance Learning Programs

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Tampa, Florida
Educational Outreach

University of South Florida was founded in 1956. It is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. It first offered distance learning courses in 1983. In fall 2004, there were 8,289 students enrolled in distance learning courses. Institutionally administered financial aid is available to distance learners.

Services Distance learners have accessibility to bookstore, campus computer network, career placement assistance, e-mail services, library services.

Contact Office of the Registrar, University of South Florida, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, SVC 1034, Tampa, FL 33620. Telephone: 813-974-2000. Fax: 813-974-5271. E-mail: [email protected]


BSN Nursing–RN Completion Program for Associate Degree Holding Nurses

Endorsement Non-Degree Gifted Endorsement course work

Graduate Certificate Disaster Management; Engineering Technology Management; Gifted Education; Instructional Technology–Distance Education; Instructional Technology–Web Design; Total Quality Management Engineering; Wireless Engineering

MA Career and Technical Education; Gifted Education; Library and Information Science; Music Education

MPH Public Health Practice

MSEE Electrical Engineering (MSEE)

MSEM Engineering Management (MSEM)

MSN Nursing


Undergraduate— anthropology; archeology; area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies related; area studies; biology; chemistry; criminal justice and corrections; curriculum and instruction; education; engineering; English; English composition; ethnic, cultural minority, and gender studies; fine and studio art; geography and cartography; geological and earth sciences/geosciences; history; languages (Romance languages); liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities; library science; mathematics; mathematics and computer science; music; natural sciences; nursing; nutrition sciences; philosophy; philosophy and religious studies related; social sciences; sociology.

Graduate— accounting and computer science; biomedical/medical engineering; business administration, management and operations; business, management, and marketing related; business/managerial economics; chemical engineering; chemistry; civil engineering technology; computer and information sciences; computer engineering; computer programming; computer software and media applications; construction engineering; criminal justice and corrections; criminology; curriculum and instruction; education; educational administration and supervision; educational assessment, evaluation, and research; educational/instructional media design; educational psychology; education (specific levels and methods); education (specific subject areas); electrical and electronic engineering technologies; electrical, electronics and communications engineering; engineering; engineering design; engineering/industrial management; English; English as a second/foreign language (teaching); environmental/environmental health engineering; health services/allied health/health sciences; industrial engineering; information science/studies; languages (Germanic); library science; marketing; materials engineering; mechanical engineering; music; nursing; psychology; public administration; public health; public policy analysis; quality control and safety technologies; social and philosophical foundations of education; special education; systems engineering; visual and performing arts.