The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs is the College’s chief academic officer and is responsible for leading the development and implementation of the administration’s academic vision. The Provost provides leadership across all academic activities through the articulation and support of academic priorities.
As a national leader in engaged learning, the Provost’s priorities include excellence in undergraduate, graduate, and professional education; faculty excellence in teaching, research, and public service; interdisciplinary innovation in research, scholarship, and creative activities; and global leadership in research and education.
Florida Southern College is committed to educational excellence and is a selective, comprehensive, private United Methodist college with a strong liberal arts core and signature programs. The college enrolls a talented student body and includes an accomplished faculty who are dedicated to teaching excellence. Outstanding opportunities for engaged learning, student-faculty collaborative research and performance, service learning, study abroad, and honors study are distinctive features of the academic program at Florida Southern. The college offers exceptional student life programs, including a championship athletic program.
Florida Southern College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelors and masters degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Florida Southern College.
Florida Southern College also fully approved by the State of Florida to offer undergraduate degrees leading to teacher certification in Elementary Education, Physical Education, Music Education, Art Education and secondary education. The program also has State of Florida ESOL Endorsement for Elementary Education and Secondary English Education. The School of Education has aligned its programs to meet Florida's SubjectArea Competencies as well as the Florida Educators' Accomplished Practices (FEAP).
Our Bachelor of Nursing and Master in Science in Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education,and our bachelors degree in athletic training is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education. The Barney Barnett School of Business & Free Enterprise is currently working towards accreditation from The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). In addition, Florida Southern's music programs are also accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).
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Kyle Fedler, Ph.D.
Mary Crowe, Ph.D.
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