The University was established in 2012 to provide quality educational experiences for modern adult students. The emphasis of the university was to create a learner-centered, caring community distinguished by rigor, relevance, and civility, and enhanced by a focus on Positive Psychology and a Strengths-Based approach to education. The result is a modern university incorporating “Best Practices” in adult learning through use of internet-based instructional tools and resources.
Sarasota University is a private, non-profit University in Sarasota, Florida. Built on a foundation of Strengths-Based learning, Sarasota offers graduate degrees in Montessori Leadership and Montessori Education.