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The Graduate School

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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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.

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Master’s in cybersecurity online program ranks among best values in nation

Established as a nationally recognized leader in cybersecurity education and workforce development, the University of West Florida cybersecurity program earned another distinction, signifying its rapid ascension.

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UWF receives 5th national excellence in diversity award

The University of West Florida has been awarded the 2020 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity, or HEED, Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. This marks the third consecutive year and fifth time overall that UWF has earned the award.

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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