University of South Florida Sarasota–Manatee

Introduction
AACSB Accredited

Take charge of your future.
Become a Bull.

At USF Sarasota-Manatee, we believe a personalized approach to learning makes all the difference. When you join our community, you’re more than just another student. Our focus is on you every step of the way: your discoveries, your growth, your dreams.

Points of Pride

  • 92 percent of our graduates are “very satisfied” or “satisfied” with their experience.
  • There are over 30 student clubs and organizations, including Rowing.
  • Our students enjoy a personalized education with a student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1.
  • There are over 17,000 alumni in the area.
  • Siesta Key, the nation’s number 1 beach is just a short drive from campus.
  • 8 out of 10 USFSM faculty hold the highest degree in their field.
  • USFSM offers over 100 internship and research opportunities for students.
  • USF Sarasota-Manatee has over 300 employees that help to serve an enrollment of 2,041.


Find your passion.

This may be Bulls Country, but we’re not your typical herd. We tailor educational paths to every student’s goals and interests. We know everyone by name and we have an established support system dedicated to your success – even after commencement ends.

Walk with the Bulls.

We offer you a true sense of place with a scenic campus along Sarasota Bay. But don’t just take our word for it – talk with your peers at an open house or campus tour! Explore our halls, picture yourself in our classrooms and meet current students and faculty to see why so many fall in love with USFSM.

Explore the area.

We’re located in the heart of Sarasota and Manatee counties, where there’s never a lack of things to do or places to explore. Between world-renowned beaches, nationally-recognized organizations, outdoor activities, abundant nightlife and the best in arts and entertainment – all within a few miles of campus – USFSM offers far more than your traditional hometown campus.

Start your research.

USFSM’s Biology program uses off-site labs located at Mote Marine Laboratory. Learn from professional researchers and scientists to gain real-world, hands-on experiences.

Be innovative.

Hoping to get involved in the hospitality industry? Become a leader in hospitality and tourism by taking advantage of USFSM’s Culinary Innovation Lab, a state-of-the-art teaching facility in Lakewood Ranch.

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  • English

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Programs

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Bachelor in Criminology

Campus Full time September 2018 USA Sarasota

Bachelor Degree in Criminology - U.S.F.S.M.’s Bachelor in Criminology introduces students to the causes of crime and the current issues in the criminal justice system. [+]

Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology

"The true measure of the justice system is the amount of protection it guarantees to the weakest." — Aung San Suu Kyi

Program Overview

U.S.F.S.M.’s Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology introduces students to the causes of crime and the current issues in the criminal justice system. The program prepares students for careers in the criminal justice field, including law enforcement, detention, the judiciary, corrections, juvenile justice, probation and parole.

The Criminology program at U.S.F.S.M. offers small classes taught by both academic and criminal justice practitioners, and provides students opportunities to work with faculty on research projects and participate in internships with local criminal justice agencies. Also, the undergraduate program prepares criminology students to pursue a graduate degree in criminology or related disciplines.... [-]


Bachelor

Bachelor in General Business Administration

Campus Full time September 2018 USA Sarasota

U.S.F.S.M.’s Bachelor in General Business Administration prepares students for positions in an interdisciplinary business world that values cross-functional abilities. This program offers two concentrations: Applied Business and Aging Services Management. [+]

Bachelor’s in General Business Administration

"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure." — Colin Powell

Program Overview

U.S.F.S.M.’s General Business Administration program prepares students for positions in an interdisciplinary business world that values cross-functional abilities. This program offers two concentrations: Applied Business and Aging Services Management.

The Applied Business concentration covers an overview of several administrations at a variety of businesses and organizations. With a focus on technical business understanding, this general business degree allows for a broad study of four disciplines: Finance, Information Systems, Management and Marketing. This program gives students the flexibility in deciding which best fits their interests.... [-]


Bachelor’s Degree in Biology

Campus Full time September 2018 USA Sarasota

The Biology degree program at U.S.F. Sarasota-Manatee offers students hands-on experience both in the lab and out in the field–the experience necessary to pursue a career in many fields related to biology and the knowledge required to pursue graduate-level studies. [+]

Bachelor’s Degree in Biology

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” ― Carl Sagan

Program Overview

The Biology degree program at U.S.F. Sarasota-Manatee offers students hands-on experience both in the lab and out in the field–the experience necessary to pursue a career in many fields related to biology and the knowledge required to pursue graduate-level studies. Biology students at U.S.F.S.M. also have access to coursework offered through a partnership with Mote Marine Laboratory, where they can work side-by-side with working professionals in the marine science industry.

Graduates of this program demonstrate knowledge in three sub-disciplines of biology: cellular and molecular biology, organismal biology, and ecology and evolution. Students are consistently engaged in the scientific process through the planning, execution and interpretation of laboratory or field studies.... [-]


Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education

Campus Full time September 2018 USA Sarasota

With an Elementary Education degree from U.S.F. Sarasota-Manatee, undergraduate students are prepared to meet the needs of diverse student learners through arts integration instructional strategies and English as a Second Language (ESOL) Endorsement. [+]

Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." - Nelson Mandela

Program Overview

With an Elementary Education degree from U.S.F. Sarasota-Manatee, undergraduate students are prepared to meet the needs of diverse student learners through arts integration instructional strategies and English as a Second Language (ESOL) Endorsement. The Elementary Education Program is a nationally and regionally-accredited program with a curriculum that is current, research-based, and follows national requirements, state standards and best practices.

U.S.F.S.M.’s smaller class sizes allow teacher candidates to receive a superior education from faculty, providing comprehensive training and expertise through the most relevant research and innovative teaching methods. An Elementary Education degree from U.S.F.S.M. will equip students with unique and applicable skills that are widely recognized within the field.... [-]


Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality & Tourism Management

Campus Full time September 2018 USA Sarasota

Are you interested in a career in Florida’s booming tourism and hospitality industry? Do you want to take your passion for cooking, travel, restaurants and hotels and turn it into a rewarding career? [+]

Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality & Tourism Management

“True hospitality is marked by an open response to the dignity of each and every person." - Kathleen Norris

Program Overview

Are you interested in a career in Florida’s booming tourism and hospitality industry? Do you want to take your passion for cooking, travel, restaurants and hotels and turn it into a rewarding career? U.S.F. Sarasota-Manatee’s undergraduate Hospitality Management program will give you the knowledge and hands-on experience to earn your dream job at a top hotel, restaurant, resort or hospitality organization!

Students in the Hospitality Management program don’t just sit in a classroom – they actively plan, execute and attend a variety of exciting events, including food and wine festivals, catered dinners and lavish banquets. Want a personalized hospitality educational experience? Then U.S.F.S.M. is the place for you.... [-]


Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology

Campus Full time September 2018 USA Sarasota

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology involves the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Because of this focus, psychology is relevant to many other areas of study both inside and outside of the social and behavioral sciences. [+]

Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology

"In life, particularly in public life, psychology is more powerful than logic." - Ludwig Quidde

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology involves the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Because of this focus, psychology is relevant to many other areas of study both inside and outside of the social and behavioral sciences.

The Psychology program at U.S.F. Sarasota-Manatee offers students a well-rounded liberal arts education, in addition to providing excellent training for qualified students who wish to pursue graduate work in disciplines such as Clinical, Cognitive, Industrial Psychology, Neuroscience, Education, Gerontology, Counseling, Management, Medicine and Law.... [-]


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USF Sarasota-Manatee

Address 8350 N. Tamiami Trail
FL 34243 Sarasota, Florida, USA
Website http://www.usfsm.edu/
Phone 941-359-4330