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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, one specialist degree and a doctorate in education with eight specializations.

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Graduate Student Association accepting applications for graduate research awards

The Graduate Student Association (GRSA) is currently accepting applications for research awards to be granted to UWF graduate students for independent projects, conference travel or research required for degree completion. The intended purpose of the award is to support graduate level research here at UWF. Applications and required materials are due by May 5, 2015. Previous applicants are encouraged to apply again. Learn more >

UWF and Gulf Islands National Seashore celebrate new partnership

The University of West Florida celebrates a new partnership with Gulf Islands National Seashore to establish the Gulf Islands Research and Education Center. The GIREC will enhance and promote conservation, research and science education by directing research to high-priority resource management issues; promoting greater interaction between students, scientists and resource managers; and providing high-impact STEM educational opportunities for area students. GIREC joins a network of 19 National Park Service Research Learning Centers that are working cooperatively to address regional and national environmental issues.


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 >