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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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Spring 2015 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 Spring 2015 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 - Spring 2015 winners. For more information, visit the SCAC web page or contact Research and Sponsored Programs at 850-857-6378 or

Susan Cerovsky named director of the UWF Center for Cybersecurity

The University of West Florida announces retired Navy Capt. Susan K. Cerovsky as Director of the Center for Cybersecurity. Cerovsky joins UWF after nearly 30 years as an officer in the United States Navy, and most recently held the title of commanding officer of the Center for Information Dominance (CID) at Corry Station. As director of the UWF Center for Cybersecurity, Cerovsky will develop and enhance multi-disciplinary undergraduate and graduate programs, research activities and regional and national industry partnerships. Learn more >


University of West Florida Among Most Affordable Online Graduate Schools

Best Masters Programs, an independent online guide for master's degree programs, has ranked the University of West Florida No. 22 on the list of the “50 Most Affordable Online Graduate Schools for Master's Degrees. "

UWF Cybersecurity graduate program earns 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. Learn more >

UWF Florida Public Archaeology Network receives prestigious award

The UWF Florida Public Archaeology Network recently received the 2015 Daniel G. Roberts Award for Excellence in Public Historical Archaeology by the Society for Historical Archaeology.  Learn more >