Graduate School

The Graduate School and UWF will be closed for Winter Break beginning on Monday, December 22, 2014, and will reopen on Friday, January 2, 2015


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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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Fall 2014 Scholarly and Creative Activities Grant Award Winners Announced

The Scholarly and Creative Activities Committee (SCAC) is pleased to announce the names of the UWF graduate students who have been awarded the Fall 2014 Graduate Student Research Grant Awards. Grants of up to $1000 are available to graduate students in good standing to support degree-completion projects and conference travel. View the complete list of Graduate and Scholarly Creative Activity Grant Recipients - Fall 2014. For more information, contact Kristal Hall, Research Integrity Coordinator, at 850-857-6378 or

University of West Florida Master of Public Health Program receives re-accreditation

The University of West Florida Master of Public Health Program recently achieved re-accreditation from the Council on Education for Public Health though 2021. By being approved for re-accreditation, the program maintains its stature among other CEPH-accredited public health schools and programs.


MSA in Cybersecurity gains 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. Online financial tool
and resource for graduate students is a new website designed to help students make informed financial decisions about their education and future careers. Based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the National Science Foundation and the National Center for Education Statistics, was researched, designed and developed by the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) in collaboration with TIAA-CREF. Along with median debt and income data, the website provides loan repayment advice, spending tips, and career guidance.