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A graduate degree or certificate from the University of West Florida will enable you to gain advanced knowledge and skills, participate in new experiences, enhance your research skills, strengthen your resume, and improve your competitiveness in the job market.

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UWF offers advanced degrees in more than 60 academic disciplines. We have more than 3000 students pursuing master's, specialist, and doctoral degrees, as well as non-degree-seeking certification programs.

 

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(Pictured left to right) UWF's AI and Data Analytics Research Group team, Raffaele Galliera, Tobias Jacob and Muddasar Alì

Two UWF teams place in top 5 in national artificial intelligence competition

Two University of West Florida student teams showcased their Artificial Intelligence skills on a national stage. The UWF teams each placed in the top 5 of the prestigious AI Tracks at Sea Challenge.

UWF Dr. Sherry Hartnett and UWF student DaCotah

College of Business moves Executive Mentor Program online, hosts speakers virtually

Known for helping College of Business students and members of the community connect with business leaders, the Executive Mentor Program continues to provide personal and professional development opportunities, now virtually.

Dr. Jeffrey Simpson monitoring UWF exercise science students running through various fitness routines in the biomechanics lab.

UWF to add graduate programs in data science, athletic training

The University of West Florida is launching two new master’s degree programs to meet current and future workforce demands. Beginning in Fall 2019, UWF will offer a Master of Science in Data Science and in Summer 2020, the University will add a Master of Science in Athletic Training. The UWF Board of Trustees approved the programs at its quarterly meeting held on June 19, 2019.

UWF Is Nationally Ranked!

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  • Ranked No. 36 in the "Best Regional Universities South" by U.S. News & World Report (2021)
  • Ranked No. 15 in the "Top Public Schools - Regional Universities South" by U.S. World News & Report (2021)
  • Ranked No. 39 in the "Top Performers on Social Mobility - Regional Universities South" by U.S. World News & Report (2021)
  • Ranked No. 21 in the "Best Colleges for Veterans - Regional Universities South" by U.S. World News & Report (2021)
  • Ranked No. 56 in the "Best Value Schools - Regional Universities South" by U.S. World News & Report (2021)
  • Ranked in the No. 14 "Most Innovative School - Regional Universities South" by U.S. World News & Report (2021)
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  • Ranked No. 24 in Best Master’s in Accounting Online Degrees by GuidetoOnlineSchools.com (2020)
  • Ranked No. 33 in Best Online Master's in Business Programs for Veterans (Excluding MBA) by U.S. News & World Report (2020)
  • Ranked No. 78 in Best Online Master's in Business Programs (Excluding MBA) by U.S. News & World Report (2020)
  • Ranked No. 138 in Best Online MBA Programs by U.S. News & World Report (2020)
  • Ranked No. 30 in Best Online Master's in Education Programs for Veterans by U.S. News & World Report (2020)
  • Ranked No. 96 in Best Online Master's in Education Programs by U.S. News & World Report (2020)

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