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College of Education and Professional Studies

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Welcome to the College of Education and Professional Studies at the University of West Florida. We offer programs that prepare our students to tackle the challenges of the 21st Century by developing important skills that prepare them to enter the workforce or graduate school. Through innovative curriculum and challenging courses taught by high quality faculty and experienced practitioners, we provide our students with the foundation for a successful career.

College News

Brittany Dyess, UWF legal studies student and intern at the Watson Firm.

UWF’s Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies program ranked No. 1 by Best Value Schools

The University of West Florida Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies program was recently ranked No. 1 by Best Value Schools for Best 11 Bachelor’s in Legal Studies 2021. Best Value Schools uses two metrics to create rankings: cost and student-to-faculty ratio.

A UWF student takes advantage of online education by taking classes online at a beach house on Pensacola Beach on June 5, 2020.

UWF online programs rank among best in U.S. News & World Report

The University of West Florida ranked among the best in the nation in the prestigious 2021 U.S. News & World Report Best Online College rankings. UWF ranked 53rd among 357 institutions for Best Online Bachelor’s Programs and 37th for Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans in the rankings released on Tuesday, Jan. 26.

Mom and daughter are using laptop for studying online via internet at home. E-learning Concept during quarantine time.

UWF, Escambia County Public Schools Foundation launch free virtual workshops supporting students and parents

The University of West Florida has partnered with the Escambia County Public Schools Foundation to offer six workshops to help parents support their student and their student’s teachers.

College Events

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Argo Enrollment Series

Argo Enrollment Series (All times Central)You have what it takes to rise to the challenge and achieve your goals. With 70+ academic programs and support from faculty and staff, UWF is ready to help you make your mark.To help you start your journey, we’ve created the Argo Enrollment Series to share a detailed view into your steps to becoming an Argonaut.Don't miss any opportunities! Register today for these free events, which begin Thursday, Feb. 11th, 2021. We will continue adding sessions this academic year.

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Grammarcise

Join Mamie Hixon, your grammar fitness coach and director of the UWF Writing Lab, every Monday for Grammarcise from 7:15 am - 7:45 am CST, on Zoom. Does your grammar need to get in shape and experience a healthy change? Grammarcise with Grammar Fitness Coach Hixon will help you boost your grammar skills. Work out your grammar with some of the following Grammarcise routines. Comma TherapyPunctuation Power Fragment Fitness The Diction Diet Healthy Syntax Sentence Balance Diction DrillJoin on Zoom: bit.ly/3uQz2hsMeeting ID: 841 4963 0560 Passcode: 021360Questions: Contact Grammar Fitness Coach Hixon at mhixon@uwf.edu or 850.474.2987. Learn more about the UWF Writing Lab at uwf.edu/writelab.

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Pensacola Archaeological Society Lecture Series

Join us for the Pensacola Archaeological Society Virtual Lecture: "1821: The Floridians" by UWF Archaeology Institute Historical Archaeologist, Margo Stringfield!

Tue, 10 Aug 2021 19:00:00 -0500

The MSW program positively changed the trajectory of my life. Through completion of this program I was confident stepping into a new profession with solid knowledge and a deep desire to be an agent of change in my community and beyond.

Elizabeth Longsworth
LCSW, 2015

Related Links

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The UWF CEPS Mentor Collective program enhances the student experience by linking them one-on-one with a peer mentor.

students mingling at the presidential scholarship competition

The College of Education and Professional Studies has many scholarship opportunities available to our students.

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Internships are important items for your resume and can boost your application for graduate education and professional schools.

College of Education and Professional Studies

Building 85, Room 103
11000 University Pkwy
Pensacola, FL 32514
850.474.2769
cepsdean@uwf.edu