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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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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. Learn more >

UWF Anthropology/Archaeology Department Graduate Assistantship Opportunities

The UWF Anthropology/Archaeology department offers incoming Anthropology or Historical Archaeology graduate students two assistantship opportunities. Support for the UWF Archaeology Institute's graduate collections assistantship includes tuition, as well as a quarter time (10 hours) assistantship for three years. Support for the Florida Public Archaeology Network graduate assistantship in public archaeology includes fall and spring semester tuition, plus a quarter-time assistantship for the first two years and a half-time assistantship for the third year. Learn more about these assistantships and how to apply >


UWF student addresses environmental issues through NASA DEVELOP Program

A University of West Florida alumna and current graduate student Talia Smith experienced the opportunity of a lifetime when she spent the summer participating in the NASA DEVELOP Program at Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD. 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 provides loan repayment advice, spending tips, and career guidance.