Distance learning courses are offered to non-UF students and may be delivered online or on-site (off campus). These courses can be taken for undergraduate or graduate credit and require a non-degree application. Most of these courses follow a traditional UF semester calendar. Some of the courses are entirely asynchronous and some have both asynchronous and synchronous components. Students receive a transcript awarding undergraduate or graduate credit.
Note: Clicking on the link above will take you to the Office of the University Registrar's page. You will then need to click on "Web Courses" under the semester of your choice for a full list of online courses.
Flexible Learning courses are offered to non-UF students seeking undergraduate credit. Gordon Rule and General Education required courses are available. Offered in a self-paced online format, these courses do not observe the traditional UF semester calendar and do not require a non-degree application. Most flexible learning courses are entirely asynchronous. Students may begin taking courses anytime but course work must be completed within 16 weeks. Students receive a transcript awarding undergraduate credit for these courses.
Professional Development courses are available to anyone in need of advanced career training, initial certification, re-certification or continuing education unit credits. Professional development continuing education courses and are delivered in online and on-site formats. These courses do not follow a traditional UF semester calendar; however, some courses do have a specific starting and ending date. Many of the programs and courses are online and some are entirely self paced. A non-degree application is not required and there is no academic credit offered for the completion of these courses.
If you need further clarification about the types of non-degree courses offered at the University of Florida, Please view the Course Comparison Chart.