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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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Doctor of Physical Therapy program to host information sessions and workshops 

The DPT program will host information sessions and workshops on Aug. 6 and Aug. 29 in the Argonaut Athletic Club. Aug. 6: Info sessions from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., GPA workshop from 1 to 3 p.m., and one-on-one info sessions from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 29: Info sessions from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1:30 to 3 p.m., one-on-one info sessions from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., and a PTCAS workshop from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Students should RSVP for the one-on-one sessions and bring an unofficial transcript. Email Emily Teets or call 850-857-6008 for details.

Fellowship opportunity at State University System office in Washington, D.C.

Cavarocchi Ruscio Dennis Associates, the State University System lobbyist firm in Washington, D.C., has a fellowship opening for Sept. 2014 through Dec. 2014. The $400/week, full-time position is open to current or recent graduates and includes responsibilities that range from attending hearings and markups, writing articles on hearings or legislative developments, arranging and organizing meetings in Congressional offices, preparing Hill Day materials, and providing general support. If interested, email your resume and a writing sample to Tiffany Kaszuba, program director, at by Mon., Aug. 4, 2014. For more information, call 202-484-1100.


University of West Florida named one of 2014 Great Colleges to Work For

The University of West Florida is listed as one of the Great Colleges to Work For, according to a recent survey released by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The results are based on a survey of more than 43,000 employees at 278 colleges and universities. Only 92 institutions gained recognition for specific best practices and policies. The results are reported for small, medium and large institutions, with UWF included among the large universities with 10,000 or more students.

 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.