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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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Student Scholar Symposium and Faculty Research Showcase Call for Submissions

The 2015 Student Scholar Symposium and Faculty Research Showcase is scheduled for Thurs., April 23, 2015. Students and faculty are invited to submit their research and creative projects for this university-wide celebration. The abstract submission form is now available, and must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Fri., Feb. 27. For more information, please contact Dr. Allison Schwartz at

UWF Graduate Student Association Accepting Applications for Graduate Research Awards

The Graduate Student Association (GRSA) is currently accepting applications for research awards to be granted to UWF graduate students for independent projects, conference travel or research required for degree completion. The intended purpose of the award is to support graduate level research here at UWF. Applications and required materials are due by March 10, 2015. Email required materials or questions to  Learn more > 


University of West Florida Among Most Affordable Online Graduate Schools

Best Masters Programs, an independent online guide for master's degree programs, has ranked the University of West Florida No. 22 on the list of the “50 Most Affordable Online Graduate Schools for Master's Degrees. "

UWF Cybersecurity graduate program earns Professional Science Master’s affiliation

UWF’s Master of Science in Administration specialization in Cybersecurity has been officially recognized by the National Professional Science Master's Association (NPSMA). Professional Science Master's degrees are designed to allow students to pursue advanced training in science or mathematics while simultaneously developing workplace skills. The Geographic Information Science specialization is also recognized by the NPSMA. Learn more >

UWF Florida Public Archaeology Network receives prestigious award

The UWF Florida Public Archaeology Network recently received the 2015 Daniel G. Roberts Award for Excellence in Public Historical Archaeology by the Society for Historical Archaeology.  Learn more >