Florida National University

Florida National University offers students multiple resources both on-campus and online (Photo courtesy of scui3asteveo on flickr)

Florida National University offers students multiple resources both on-campus and online (Photo courtesy of scui3asteveo on flickr)

Florida National University began offering classes in January 1988 as Florida International Institute. Distance education programs were introduced in 2005 and the school’s name was officially changed in May 2012. Regionally accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, and master degrees, the university offers over fifteen degree programs 100% online.

Available Programs

Master Degrees

Business Administration

Bachelor of Arts

Legal Studies

Bachelor of Science


Business Administration

Criminal Justice

Health Services Administration


Associate of Arts


Business Administration

Criminal Justice


Health Services Administration

Public Administration

Paralegal Studies

Associate of Science


Business Administration

Computer Developer

Computer Information Technology

Class Schedule

Online classes at FNU are held in 8 week terms and a posted schedule of available courses is accessible via the school’s website.

Online Learning Guidebook

In an effort to effectively prepare its students for learning in a distance education environment, Florida National University’s online office has developed and published a guide to online learning for students to utilize. Available on the school’s website, the online learning guide outlines important information for distance education students including FERPA, Student Responsibilities, Academic Advising, the Library, and available Clubs and Organizations for student involvement.

Office of Student Services

Florida National University’s Office of Student Services assists students with a variety of activities throughout ones enrollment. Boasting a focus on a student’s cultural, social, moral, intellectual, and physical development, the website provides a brief outline of the services available.

  • Exam Preparation Sessions
  • Tutorials
  • Social Media Connections
  • Graduation and Commencement Activities
  • Dean’s List
  • Student Applause Awards
  • Campus and Community Leadership
  • Student Clubs and Organizations
  • Student ID’s
  • Educational Enrichment
  • Student Support Services
  • Change of Address
  • Campus Safety
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Honors List
  • FNU Alumni Association
  • Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
  • Campus Transportation

For more information click here: Student Guide Book

Job Placement Department

Now-a-days, many current and prospective students are wondering whether or not the pursuit of a college education is worth the time, effort, and money. Florida National University’s Department of Job Placement employs three full-time individuals who serve students on three campuses and online. Offering services and assistance with everything from searching for employment to negotiating salary, professional guidance is available during enrollment and once an individual achieves alumni status.

  • Employability Workshops
  • How to Find Employment
  • Job Search Engines
  • Job Interview Tips
  • Resume Tips
  • How to Write a Thank You Letter
  • Writing an Effective Cover Letter

Community Services

Florida National University is not only dedicated to its students, but also to its community. As a regular participant in multiple on- and off-campus events, community services are near and dear to the university and its students. Below are just some of the organizations FNU regularly works with:

  • Camillus House
  • His House Children’s Home
  • Institutional Projects

Ashley Benson is a distance education professional with five years of experience in the for-profit sector. She has worked coast-to-coast within the United States as an academic advisor, an adjunct teaching assistant and, most recently, a campus Registrar. Through formal education and industry experience, Ashley practices staying informed on the current events and changes within higher education and the students involved.

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