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Admission Test Score Requirements

Below is a list of entrance test requirements by college and program. For any questions, please reach out to the program of interest.

ProgramTesting Requirements
Anthropology/Historical Anthropology, M.A. None
Criminal Justice, M.S. None
English, M.A. None
History, M.A. None
Political Science/International Affairs, M.A. None
Strategic Communication, M.A. None

ProgramTesting Requirements
Accounting, M.Acc. None
Master of Business Administration, M.B.A. None
Public Admin, M.S.A. None
Sports Admin, M.S.A. None

ProgramTesting Requirements
Biology, M.S. None
Computer Science, M.S. None
Cyber Security, M.S. None
Data Science, M.S. None
Engineering, M.S. None
Earth and Environmental Science, M.S. None
Geographic Information Science Administration, M.S. None
Information Technology, M.S. None
Math, M.S. None
Intelligent Systems & Robotics, Ph.D GRE

ProgramTesting Requirements
Athletic Training, M.S.A.T. None
Family Nurse Practitioner, M.S.N. None
Healthcare Administration, M.H.A.


Nurse Executive, M.S.N None
Nurse Education, M.S.N. None
Movement Sciences and Health, M.S. None
Health Promotion & Worksite Wellness, M.S. None
Public Health, M.P.H.

GRE waived for applicants with 3.0 and above for Spring and Summer 2024

For Fall 2024 and forward, the GRE is required for applicants with 3.20 or below

Psychology, M.A. - LMHC Waived, but resume/CV required
Psychology, M.A. - I/O Waived
Social Work, M.S.W. GRE/MAT waived if undergraduate GPA is 3.00 or higher

ProgramTesting Requirements
College Students Affairs Administration, M.Ed. None
Curriculum & Instruction, M.Ed. None
Curriculum & Instruction, Ed.S. None
Curriculum & Instruction, Ed.D. None
Exceptional Student Education, M.A. None
Educational Leadership, M.Ed. None
Instructional Design & Technology, M.Ed.


Instructional Design & Technology, Ed.D. GRE/MAT waived if graduate GPA is 3.75 or higher in most recently completed graduate degree
Reading, M.Ed. None


Test scores are considered official only when they are sent directly to the Graduate School from the testing agency.  Examinee copies are not considered official.  


Test Preparation Courses

UWF offers test preparation courses through Continuing Education to help you prepare for the graduate admissions test.  They offer preparation courses for the GMAT and GRE.

UWF Test Prep Courses


Graduate Admissions Exam Study Guides

Graduate Admissions exams assess mastery of the basic skills and thought processes that determine a student's ability to succeed in graduate school.


Prepare for the GRE® revised General Test
Prepare for The Miller Analogy Test (MAT)
Prepare for the GMAT®

Military Test Waiver

Graduate Program Admissions Bill Sponsors: Senate Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security Committee, Senate Education Postsecondary Committee, and Senator Bryan Avila (R – Hialeah Gardens); House Bill sponsored by Representative Jeff Holcomb (R – Spring Hill) Senate Bill 494 waives entry exam requirements (GRE and GMAT) for active duty servicemembers in the US Armed Forces, US Reserve Forces or Florida National Guard applying to graduate programs at a state university system (SUS) institution. This bill takes effect on July 1, 2024.