Excellence in Online Education

USA. Arizona. Page. Horseshoe Bend. Man with notebookUCF ranks at No. 15 in the nation for the Best Online Colleges for 2016, according to thebestschools.org.  Online learning has increased tremendously over the last decade.  It is estimated that over 7 million higher education students are e-learners.  E-learners make up about one third of the overall higher education student body population in the U.S.

UCF’s College of Sciences has several online bachelor degree programs that also rank in the top 15 in the nation:

According to the website, the top 25 online degree programs in the nation were ranked based on quality of program, types and range of courses offered, and faculty strength, as well as school awards, rankings, and reputation.

UCF’s Anthropology degree program helps students develop a broad understanding of humans and the human condition. The curriculum features the study of disciplinary subfields such as Linguistics, Physical Anthropology, Archaeology, and Cultural Anthropology.  For more information on this program, click here.

UCF’S Sociology degree program helps to educate students on the systematic study of social change, group life, and the social causes and consequences of human behavior. The degree provides valuable insights into social factors, including gender, age, ethnicity, race, social class, and education, which affect work and how organizations function.  Students gain critical thinking and analytical skills that prepare them for careers in a broad range of fields such as research analyst, behavioral analyst, law enforcement, counselor, marketing research, advertising, public relations, human resources, child welfare, victim advocacy, event planner, and environmentalist to name a few.   For more information about this online program, click here.

UCF’s Political Science degree program gives students a solid grounding in public policy and the American political system, as well as other political systems within the context of global forces, social movements, international conflicts, cultural diversity, and competing ideologies. Students learn to analyze the political process on local, national, and global scales.  Political science students receive valuable preparation for participating in community organizations, public policy dialogues, and electoral politics. Their training also prepares them for elected and appointed government positions.  For more information on this program, click here.

UCF’s Psychology degree program helps students to understand how people’s minds work, leading to practical skills that many employers desire.  This degree helps pave the way for jobs in social services, human services, counseling, and community relations.  This degree also prepares students for graduate study in psychology, social work, medicine, law and business.  For more information on this program, click here.


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