Graduate Program Directors

The Graduate School strongly recommends you contact the program director for your program of interest. Graduate program directors will answer any questions you may have regarding departmental admission requirements, program degree requirements, as well as help with academic advising.

College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities

ProgramAdvisor E-mailPhoneOffice
Anthropology, M.A. Dr. John Bratten
Chair
(850) 474-2706 Building 89, 
Room 127A
Communication Arts, M.A. Dr. Athena Du Pre
Graduate Program 
Director
(850) 474-2833 

Building 36, 
Room 133

English, M.A. Dr. Gregory Tomso
Chair
(850) 474-2673
 
Building 50, 
Room 206
History, M.A. Dr. Amy Cook
Chair
(850) 857-6014  Building 50, 
Room 142
Political Science, M.A.  Dr. Michelle Williams
Chair
(850) 474-2347  Building 50, 
Room 124

College of Business

ProgramAdvisor E-mailPhoneOffice
Accountancy, M.Acc. Dr. Chula King
Chair
(850) 474-3273 Building 76,
Room 233
Business Administration, 
M.B.A.
Melissa Brode
Assistant Director
(850) 474-2352 Building 76A, 
Room 342

College of Education and Professional Studies

ProgramAdvisor E-mailPhoneOffice
Acquisition & Contract 
Administration, M.S.A.
Dr. Bill Tankersley
Coordinator
(850) 474-2338  Building 80, 
Room 102
Health Care Administration, M.S.A. Dr. Debra Vinci
Associate Chair
(850) 474-2598  Building 72, 
Room 257
Human Performance 
Technology 
Administration, M.S.A.
Dr. Nancy Hastings
Chair 
(850) 474-3013 Building 77, 
Room 128
Public Administration, 
M.S.A.
Dr. Bill Tankersley
Coordinator
(850) 474-2338 Building 80, 
Room 102
Geographic Information 
Science, M.S.A.
Amber Bloechle
Program Coordinator, 
Advisor
(850) 857-6121  Building 13, 
Room 217
Database Administration, M.S.A. Dr. Sikha Bagui
Chair
(850) 474-3022 Building 4, 
Room 227
Cybersecurity, M.S.A. Dr. Sikha Bagui
Chair
(850) 474-3022 Building 4, 
Room 227
Software Engineering 
Administration, M.S.A.
Dr. Sikha Bagui
Chair
(850) 474-3022 Building 4, 
Room 227
Leadership, M.S.A.  Dr. Bill Tankersley
Coordinator
(850) 474-2338 Building 80 
Room 102
College Student Affairs 
Administration, M.Ed.
Dr. Jim Hurd
Program Advisor
(850) 474-2214 Building 10, 
Room 201 
Community Health 
Education, M.S.
Dr. Debra Vinci
Associate Chair 
(850) 474-2592  Building 72, 
Room 257
Criminal Justice, M.S. Dr. Matthew Crow
Chair
(850) 857-6371 Building 85, 
Room 161

Curriculum & Instruction, 
M.Ed. (Primary, Elementary, 
Middle, & Secondary 
Ed Comp, Educational
Professional, 
Reading
Instruction)

Chasity Manning, M.Ed.
Graduate Advising
(850) 474-2870 Building 85, 
Room 167
Educational Leadership, 
M.Ed. (certification)
Chasity Manning, M.Ed.
Graduate Advising
(850) 474-2870 Building 85, 
Room 167
Educational Leadership, 
M.Ed. (Education & Training 
Mgt (ETMS)
Dr. Nancy Hastings
Chair 
(850) 474-3013 Building 77, 
Room 128
Exceptional Student 
Education, M.A.
Chasity Manning, M.Ed.
Graduate Advising
(850) 474-2870 Building 85, 
Room 167
Instructional Technology, 
M.Ed.
Dr. Nancy Hastings
Chair 
(850) 474-3013 Building 77, 
Room 128
Reading, M.Ed. Chasity Manning, 
M.Ed.

Graduate Advising
(850) 474-2870 Building 85, 
Room 167
Social Work, M.S.W.  Dr. Daniel Durkin
Chair 
(850) 474-2930 Building 85, 
Room 134A
Curriculum & Instruction, 
Ed.S. (Curriculum 
and Diversity)
Dr. Joyce Nichols
Coordinator
(850) 857-6042 Building 85, 
Room 120
Curriculum & Instruction, 
Ed.S. (Instructional 
Technology)
Dr. Nancy Hastings
Chair 
(850) 474-3013 Building 77, 
Room 128
Curriculum & Instruction, 
Ed.D.
Lucrecia McCorvey
Administrative 
Specialist
(850) 474-2768   Building 85, 
Room 193 

College of Science, Engineering, and Health

ProgramAdvisor E-mailPhoneOffice
Biology, M.S. Dr. Chris Pomory
Chair
(850) 857-6028 Building 58, 
Room 0621
Community Health 
Education, M.S.
Dr. Debra Vinci
Associate Chair
(850) 474-2592  Building 72, 
Room 257
Computer Science, M.S. Dr. Sikha Bagui
Chair
(850) 474-3022 Building 4, 
Room 227
Environmental Science, M.S. Dr. Johan Liebens
Advisor
(850) 474-2065 Building 13, 
Room 204

 

Health, Leisure, 
& Exercise Science, M.S.

 

Dr. John Todorovich
Chair
(850) 474-7248 Building 72, 
Room 250
Mathematics, M.S. Dr. Jaromy Kuhl
Chair
(850) 473-7702 Building 4, 
Room 439
Nursing, M.S.N. Dr. Angela Blackburn
Associate Chair and 
MSN Program Coordinator 
(850) 473-7757 Building 37, 
Room 113B
Psychology, M.A. Diana Robinson
Coordinator
(850) 474-2354 Building 41, 
Room 252
Public Health, M.P.H. Dr. Justice Mbizo 
Advisor
(850) 474-2650 Building 63, 
Room 134 

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