COE Online Programs and Certificate

At UF, we understand that every prospective ed tech student has unique preferences and needs. That’s why we offer a range of programs and certificates designed to accommodate in-person and online learners. Whether you prefer traditional classroom settings or the flexibility of online education, we have options to suit your schedule and learning style.

Explore our programs and certificates today and take the first step towards a fulfilling career in this rapidly evolving field.

Online Programs & Online Certificate

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Education Science

The Education Sciences program offers a versatile foundation in education, allowing you to tailor their specialization or create their own, whether pursuing studies on-campus in Norman Hall or through UF Online, providing a launchpad for diverse opportunities in the field of education.

Program(s) available:
B.A.

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COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION

The Education Sciences program offers a versatile foundation in education, allowing you to tailor their specialization or create their own, whether pursuing studies on-campus in Norman Hall or through UF Online, providing a launchpad for diverse opportunities in the field of education.

Program(s) available:
M.A.E.Ed.D

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Early Childhood

Our Early Childhood program offers thorough training in developmentally appropriate practices and evidence-based approaches, supporting the learning and growth of young children and their families.

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Elementary Education

The Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education empowers aspiring educators with hands-on clinical experiences, a year-long internship, and specialized coursework to foster inclusive classrooms and obtain professional certification, including Reading and ESOL endorsements.

Program(s) available:
B.A.E.

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Elementary Education: Site-based implementation of Teacher Education (SITE)

An alternative teacher certification M.A.E. program for career-path changers who possess an undergraduate degree outside of education

Program(s) available:
M.A.E.

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EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND POLICY

The Educational Leadership and Policy program prepares you to lead and shape the future of K-12 education through practice, research and policy engagement.

Program(s) available:
M.Ed.Ed.S.Ed.D.

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EDUCATIONAL Technology

Creating and researching virtual/blended learning environments that use innovative and emerging technologies.

Program(s) available:
M.Ed.Ed.S.Ed.D.

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English Education

Learn research-based classroom practices and theories of learning that support language and literacy development. Can be combined with the professional teaching certification for grades 6-12.

Program(s) available:
M.A.E.

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Higher Education Administration

The Higher Education program prepares future leaders for research, faculty, policy development and administrative roles through top-ranking programs that integrate coursework with high-quality scholarship and faculty mentoring, empowering graduates for impactful contributions to academia or professional practice.

Program(s) available:
Ed.D.

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Math Education

Designed for individuals interested in gaining expertise in mathematics education and strengthening their background in mathematics. Multiple options available, including an option that leads to professional teaching certification for grades 6-12.

Program(s) available:
M.A.E.

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Program Evaluation in Educational Environments

Evaluate educational programs to determine value and merit.

Program(s) available:
M.A.E.

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Reading and Literacy Education

The Reading and Literacy Education program fosters expert educators skilled in teaching reading, writing and language with a focus on preparing exemplary researchers, teachers and teacher educators who are committed to improving literacy education for all learners.

Program(s) available:
M.Ed. & M.A.E.

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Research and Evaluation Methodology

The Research and Evaluation Methodology program equips students with skills in data analysis, AI research and program evaluation, leading to numerous career opportunities across a variety of sectors, offering Ph.D., master’s and bachelor’s degrees as well as a graduate minor.

Program(s) available:
M.Ed.

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Science Education

The Reading and Literacy Education program fosters expert educators skilled in teaching reading, writing and language with a focus on preparing exemplary researchers, teachers and teacher educators who are committed to improving literacy education for all learners.

Program(s) available:
M.A.E.

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Social Studies Education

The nationally accredited Social Studies Education program offers a variety of degree options and experiences that include immersive internships, preparing you to teach a range of social studies courses in grades 6-12, while emphasizing the application of best teaching practices and fostering highly sought-after educators.

Program(s) available:
M.Ed.

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Special Education

UF’s Special Education program, ranked among the top in the nation, equips students to provide individualized educational support to learners with diverse needs, fostering successful inclusion and societal integration of individuals with disabilities and their families.

Program(s) available:
M.A.E.

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Student Personnel in Higher Education

The Student Personnel in Higher Education (SPHE) master’s programs prepare you for leadership positions in student affairs and academic affairs across various higher education settings, emphasizing counseling skills, student development theory, legal aspects, assessment and finance, with a blend of academic and practitioner-based experiences.

Program(s) available:
M.Ed.

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Teacher Leadership for School Improvement

The Teacher Leadership for School Improvement (TLSI) program empowers full-time PK-12 educators with knowledge, skills and leadership abilities through an award-winning, job-embedded online curriculum that adapts to new research and best practices, offering options for earning a master’s or specialist degree.

Program(s) available:
M.Ed.Ed.S.

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Teachers, Schools, and Society

The Teachers, Schools and Society program examines the dynamic interactions between educational institutions and societal contexts, offering on-campus Ph.D., online Ed.D., and on-campus M.A.E. options to explore a wide array of perspectives and address pressing challenges in education.

Program(s) available:
Ed.D.

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Computer Science Education

This certificate is a 12-credit hour program with four courses. This is a cohort program for in-service teachers preparing to teach computer science in K-12 schools. The program is fully online and a collaboration between the College of Education and Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering.

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Disabilities in Society

Students will enhance their knowledge of disabilities by deepening their understanding of implications of disabilities for professional practice. The focus is on how disabilities are perceived, ways people with disabilities are included, and legal aspects of disability policies within and beyond practices in education systems.

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Dyslexia Graduate Certificate

Prepares practicing educational professionals and parents who home-school their children to become effective interventionists for students with dyslexia. Through online training courses and practicum, general educators and special education teachers, speech pathologists, and school psychologists learn how to provide evidence-based teaching for students with learning disabilities in reading.

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Early Childhood (Graduate Certificate)

Designed for professionals and graduate students, this certificate builds knowledge and skill sets in areas of developmentally appropriate curriculum and assessment, policies and trends, and facilitating meaningful engagement with diverse families.

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Early Childhood (Care and Education Policy)

The 12-credit graduate certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education Policy supports the development of a robust cadre of early childhood leaders and policymakers equipped to effectively serve young children. With fully online coursework covering leadership, policy advocacy, theory and analysis, the certificate provides the training needed to effectively lead organizations, contribute to policy-making, and analyze early childhood policy at the local, state, and federal level.

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Education Technology

The Educational Technology program offers four certificates

  • K-12 Teaching with Technology
  • Instructional Design
  • Managing Distance Education Environments
  • Online Teaching and Learning
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English Education

If you are interested in teaching English at the secondary level (6-12 grades) and want strong coursework and a rigorous supervised field experience in your content area, this program is for you! We offer an online program that leads to Florida Teacher Professional Certification at the post-baccalaureate level. This 18-credit certification program is an approved Florida Department of Education Educator Preparation Institute (EPI) and leads to eligibility for Professional Educator certification in Florida.

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Learning Analytics

Using complex quantitative methods from disciplines like computer science, statistics, and cognitive sciences, graduates of this certificate program will be prepared to transform learning experiences in the 21st century by managing, analyzing, visualizing, and interpreting complex learning data. Those who complete this certificate program will be competitive candidates for educational technology software and online learning companies in need of data scientists or designers who can use data to make informed decisions

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Science or Mathematics Teaching

This online graduate certificate offers K-12 science and mathematics teachers coursework with job-embedded practical experiences. Students will develop advanced understandings and strategies for teaching inquiry-oriented, student-centered instruction in mathematics or science that engages learners, supports higher level thinking, and utilizes formative and summative assessment strategies.

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Social Studies Education

If you are interested in teaching Social Studies at the secondary level (6-12 grades) and want strong coursework and a rigorous supervised field experience in your content area, this program is for you! We offer an online program that leads to Florida Teacher Professional Certification at the post-baccalaureate level. This 18-credit certification program is an approved Florida Department of Education Educator Preparation Institute (EPI) and leads to eligibility for Professional Educator certification in Florida.

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Secondary Teaching Preparation

This certificate is for people who are interested in teaching math, science, English, or social studies at the secondary level (6-12 grades) and want strong coursework and a rigorous supervised field experience in their content area. This 18-credit online certificate leads to Florida Teacher Professional Certification and is an approved Florida Department of Education Educator Preparation Institute (EPI).

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Teacher Leadership

This online graduate certificate offers practicing educators job-embedded coursework to build their knowledge, skills, and dispositions related to the cultivation of teacher leadership in themselves and others. Certificate students will hone skills in coaching and teacher research through content- and context-specific assignments that culminate in a teacher leadership portfolio.