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Professional Programs

If you are seeking a professional degree, the University of Florida provides many top-ranked programs from which to choose. And with our ranking as a top 6 public university, your degree will be regarded as extremely valuable to potential employers.

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Athletic Training

The Doctor of Athletic Training degree program at the University of Florida is the first and only residential, post-professional clinical doctorate for credentialed athletic trainers. Housed within the Department of Applied Physiology & Kinesiology in the College of Health & Human Performance, the program offers students an advanced clinical practice degree with areas of sub-specialization (Orthopedics, Manual Therapy, Sport Performance, Teaching & Leadership).


The University of Florida College of Dentistry is one of the top dental schools in the United States, featuring a nationally ranked research enterprise, all ADA-recognized dental specialties, the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award for six consecutive years and a HRSA grant for Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students.


The UF Levin College of Law ranks No. 6 in the nation among public law schools and 21st among all private and public law schools. UF’s Tax Law ranking is second among all law schools and remains first among public law schools. UF Law ranks 10th among all law schools for low student indebtedness.


Among public medical schools, UF's College of Medicine ranks No. 17 nationally and is the highest-ranked medical school in the state of Florida. In addition to medical training, the college offers a variety of educational opportunities, including the Interdisciplinary Program in Biomedical Sciences, which leads to a Ph.D. or an M.S. degree, and joint programs for M.D. and Ph.D. degrees. The College of Medicine is also home to the School of Physician Assistant Studies.


The College of Nursing is consistently ranked in the top ten percent of all graduate degree-awarding nursing schools in the nation. It is ranked in the top 25 graduate programs by U.S. News & World Report.

Occupational Therapy

The University of Florida’s Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) program prepares students to become professional-level OT practitioners who are leaders in the rapidly changing and dynamic contemporary health and human services delivery systems.


The Doctor of Pharmacy program has been ranked among the top five percent of programs of its kind in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. The college has three campuses: Gainesville, Jacksonville and Orlando.

Physical Therapy

The Department of Physical Therapy is ranked sixth in the nation among graduate programs in physical therapy at public universities by U.S. News & World Report. The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is accredited by The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, which allows graduates to sit for the National Physical Therapy Examination.

Physician Assistant

The School of Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Florida was the first in the state and remains the only state-funded graduate level educational program for physician assistants in Florida.

Veterinary Medicine

The University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine is Florida's only veterinary college and provides many unique educational programs for students and services aimed at helping pets, wildlife and endangered species. The college is ranked No. 9 among veterinary medical colleges nationwide by the U.S. News & World Report.