Academic Units and Divisions
Florida Technical College and The DAVE School are both academic units of NUC University. These consist of 3 campuses in South Florida and 6 campuses in Central Florida.
Florida campuses offer a variety of programs in the undergraduate studies and graduate studies:
A NUC academic unit, formerly a technical college founded in 1982 in Orlando, Florida. Florida Technical College offers Diploma and Bachelor’s degrees in Healthcare, Construction Trades, Hospitality and Culinary Arts, Beauty, Business and Information Technology. FTC has seven campuses in Florida (Orlando, Kissimmee, Pembroke Pines, South Miami, Deland, Lakeland and Tampa), and serves an annual enrollment of more than 5,000 students within more than 25 programs. As an academic unit of NUC University, it’s also accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, and licensed by the Commission for Independent Education in Florida (CIE) to offer Master’s, Bachelor’s, Associate’s Degrees and Technical Diplomas. The Culinary programs in Kissimmee have a programmatic accreditation by ACF (American Culinary Federation Education Foundations’ Accrediting Commission) and also is part of the International School of Culinary Arts. FTC was integrated to NUC University in February 2018.
The Digital Animation and Visual Effects School (DAVE School) is an academic unit of NUC University, founded in 2000 in Orlando, Florida offering Diplomas and Bachelor’s degrees in Visual Effects, Game Production and Virtual Production with extensive practice under industry level supervision. It is located on the backlot of Universal Studios Florida®. Our facility consists of a 36,055 square foot space inside Sound Stage 25. The school space includes administration offices, studio labs, classrooms, 3D print lab, shooting stage with chrome key green cyclorama, motion capture stage and lecture theater.
For over 20 years, The DAVE School has trained entertainment industry 3D artists by connecting students with award-winning industry professionals who bring real-world experience to the classroom. As part of NUC University, DAVE School is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and licensed by the Commission for Independent Education in Florida (CIE).
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