Colleges & Schools
Florida A&M University (FAMU) was founded on October 3, 1887, as the State Normal College for Colored Students. Today, FAMU offers a total of 98 degree programs. The university offers 54 bachelor’s degrees, 29 master’s degrees, 3 professional degrees and 12 doctoral degrees. The three professional degrees include the J.D., Pharm.D., and the Doctor of Physical Therapy. The 12 doctoral degree programs include 11 Ph.D. degrees and 1 Doctor of Public Health (DrPH). The Ph.D. degrees include the following: biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, educational leadership, environmental science, and entomology.
With an enrollment of nearly 11,000 students, Florida A&M University is part of the State University System of Florida and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
The degrees are offered through the following: