Graduate Programs

Masters in Business Administration (ONLINE)

Academic Advising
Ms. Amy Sinkus
Pensacola Campus
BLDG. 76A  RM. 303
PH: 850.474.3124
*By appointment only

The University of West Florida Emerald Coast offers the “MBA-Finish in Five” program designed for the busy professional.

Curriculum and Instruction Ed.D. (ONLINE)

Academic Advising
Dr. Sherri Zimmerman
Fort Walton Beach
PH: 850.863.0730
*By appointment only

Curriculum and Instruction Ed.D. Program Information

Curriculum and Instruction Video

Special Accreditations
All programs are accredited by National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the State of Florida Department of Education (FLDOE), the Board of Education (BOE), and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

The doctoral degree in Curriculum and Instruction is designed to meet the educational needs of regional full-time employed professionals who will be selected from a wide range of educational backgrounds. These backgrounds include, but are not limited to, public school personnel, community college and university personnel, social and health related personnel, community civic leaders, and military personnel. The Ed.D. program prepares professionals in the community to assume administrative and leadership positions and to conduct and evaluate applied research studies that emphasize local, regional, and state educational issues and problems. To accomplish this task the research and course work is substantive and focused. Rigor of the program is maintained by recruitment and admission policies and procedures, closely monitored curriculum development, and benchmarks of progress such as written and oral exams and successful completion of a dissertation.

The Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction offers specializations in Administrative Studies; Curriculum and Diversity Studies; Evaluation and Accountability; Instructional Technology; Physical Education and Health; Sciences and Social Sciences; and Teacher Education. The criteria listed below are the minimum Ed.D. program requirements. Each specialization area may have additional requirements. Contact should be made with the specialization area to determine additional requirements.

Master of Science in Administration (ONLINE)

Academic Advising
See specific program for advisor contact information.

Master of Science in Administration Program Information

Learn where you want, when you want.

The MSA is offered completely online. All you need is an internet connection and you can get your Master's degree from anywhere in the world. You can enroll full-time to finish your degree in as little as 4 semesters or longer if your schedule requires you to. The MSA offers several areas of specializations that ensures your degree is relevant to your career. MSA specializations include:

Career Services Information

For assistance with internships and/or cooperative education opportunities for the Emerald Coast, please contact Keith Massengill at or 850.863.6575.