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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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Graduate School Thesis and Dissertation Information Workshops

Beginning graduate students and those working on theses or dissertations are encouraged to attend the Thesis and Dissertation Information Workshop on Tues., Sept. 16, 2014, at 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. or Wed., Sept. 17, 2014, at 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. in Building 11, Room 223. Topics include general graduation information, theses and dissertation review process, and avoiding common errors. Please RSVP to F. Jody Montgomery Malcolm, Thesis and Dissertation Coordinator, at at least 24 hours prior to the workshop.

Fall 2014 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 Fall 2014 semester. Graduate students in good standing may 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 October 3, 2014, at 5 p.m. CST. For more information, contact Research and Sponsored Programs at 857-6378 or Learn more >


UWF social work students visit Guatemala, engage in service learning

Students from the University of West Florida Department of Social Work traveled to Guatemala this summer to experience firsthand the impact of serving in an impoverished country. Learn more > 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 also provides students with loan repayment advice, spending tips, and career guidance.