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The University of West Florida Graduate School administers all graduate programs of the University. We offer advanced degrees including, master's degrees in 25 different programs with more than 50 academic specializations, two specialist degrees and a doctorate in education with eight specializations.

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Spring 2015 Scholarly and Creative Activities Grant Applications Now Available

The Scholarly and Creative Activities Committee (SCAC) is pleased to announce the competition for Graduate Student Scholarly and Creative Activity Grants for the Spring 2015 semester. Graduate students in good standing may now submit applications for independent projects, conference travel or research required for degree completion. Grants of up to $1,000 may be given. The application deadline is Feb. 6, 2015, at 5 p.m. CST. For more information, contact Research and Sponsored Programs at 857-6378 or Learn more >

UWF faculty members receive Academic Partnerships grant to research online learning

Two faculty members in the University of West Florida Department of Teacher Education and Educational Leadership were recently awarded a grant through Academic Partnerships to study the impact and effectiveness of online learning. Learn more >


Experience UWF Downtown with Distinguished University Professor Dr. Athena du Pré

Join Dr. Athena DuPré for January's Experience UWF Downtown Lecture Series on Thurs., Jan. 22. Dr. DuPré will be presenting "Laugh for the Health of It: The Role of Humor and Happiness in Healthcare. The lecture is scheduled for 6 p.m. with a hospitality reception beginning at 5:30 p.m. The Experience UWF Downtown Lecture Series is held in Historic Pensacola's Museum of Commerce, 201 East Zarragossa St. The event is free and open to the public.

UWF Archaeology Institute receives grant to explore Spanish fleet in Pensacola Bay

The University of West Florida Archaeology Institute recently received a Special Category Grant totaling more than $290,000 from the Florida Division of Historical Resources to explore a Spanish fleet associated with Tristan Luna from the 1500s. The archaeological remains of the Spanish ships, located in Pensacola Bay, are the oldest documented in Florida waters. Learn more >