Where Innovation Meets Opportunity

Nassau County is home to a thriving community of successful life sciences businesses that are making a significant impact on the industry and beyond. Companies such as Baptist Medical Center Nassau, UF Health Wildlight, and HCA Florida Memorial Hospital have established themselves as leaders in their respective fields, driving innovation, creating jobs, and contributing to the economic prosperity of the region.

Local Life Science Enterprises Highlight the Value of Premier Educational Partnerships


In Nassau County, businesses recognize the pivotal role of top-tier educational programming in the life sciences field. Collaborating closely with esteemed institutions like the Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ), University of North Florida (UNF), and Jacksonville University (JU), these enterprises harness the expertise and resources of leading educational institutes to drive innovation and excellence within their organizations.


Life Sciences Companies that support the Nassau County Economic Development Board

Baptist Medical Center Nassau UF Health Wildlight HCA Florida Healthcare Florida Blue



Nassau County School District is an A-rated school district, rated 2nd overall in Florida for top-ranked public schools. Comprises 16 fully accredited schools with High Schools offering Career and Technical Education programs. In 2023 there were 1,047 industry certifications earned.

  • Career and Technical Education (CTE) in Nassau County High Schools offer Health Science certifications. In 2023 68 students earned their Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification.
  • Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ), Nassau Center offers EMT and Nursing programs.
  • Jacksonville University (JU) has opened the region's first four-year medical school. JU is only a 30-minute drive from Yulee.


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