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Graduate Degrees


UWF offers advanced degrees in more than 50 academic disciplines.  We have more than 3000 students pursuing master's, specialist, and doctoral degrees, as well as non-degree-seeking certification programs.

Click on the links below for more information about specific UWF graduate degrees.  If you are having issues accessing the program links, please refresh your page.

Online degrees may not be available in all states.  If you are an out-of-state student, please review our State Authorization Status to confirm that the program is available in your state.

Master's Degrees
Program / SpecializationsDepartment ContactOffered Online?
Accountancy, M.Acc.
Professional Accountancy
Professional Taxation
Dr. Richard Fountain
Chair
Bldg 76, Rm 202
850.474.2866
Professional Accountancy only
Anthropology, M.A.
Anthropology
Historical Archaeology
Dr. John Bratten
Chair
Bldg 13, Rm 131
850.474.2706
No
Biology, M.S.
Biology (thesis)
General Biology (non-thesis)
Dr. Alexis Janosik
Graduate Program Director
Bldg 58, Rm 60
850.857.6033
No
Business Administration, M.B.A.
General
Accounting
Business Analytics
Entrepreneurship
Hospitality & Tourism Leadership
Human Resource Management
Information Security Management
Supply Chain Logistics Management
Melissa Brode
Director
Bldg 76A, Rm 303
850.474.3124
All specializations except Hospitality & Tourism Leadership
College Student Affairs Administration, M.Ed. Dr. Karen Haas
CSAA Coordinator
Bldg 77, Rm 101
850.474.2390
No
Computer Science, M.S.
Computer Science
Database Systems
Software Engineering
Computer Science:  Dr. Thomas Reichherzer
Chair
Bldg 4, Rm 227
850.474.2612

Database Systems:  Dr. Sikha Bagui
Bldg 4, Rm 227
850.474.3022

Software Engineering:  Dr. Brian Eddy
Bldg 4, Rm 244
850.474.3017
Database Systems and Software Engineering only
Criminal Justice, M.S. Dr. Diane Scott
Interim Chair
Bldg 85, Rm 106
850.857.6349
No
Curriculum & Instruction, M.Ed.
Elementary Education Comprehensive
Middle Level Education Comprehensive
Secondary Education Comprehensive
onlinedegrees@uwf.edu All specializations
Educational Leadership Certification, M.Ed. Franc Lopez
Bldg 85, Rm 126
850.474.2745
Yes
English, M.A.
Creative Writing
Literature
Dr. Kevin Scott
Chair
Bldg 50, Rm 209
850.474.6403
All specializations
Environmental Science, M.S. Dr. Jason Ortegren
Graduate Program Coordinator
Bldg 13, Rm 315
850.474.2491
No
Exceptional Student Education, M.A.
Applied Behavior Analysis
Special & Alternative Education
Chasity Manning
Graduate Advising
Bldg 86, Rm 126D
850.474.2870
Yes
Geographic Information Science Administration, M.S. onlinedegrees@uwf.edu Yes
Healthcare Administration, M.H.A. Dr. Angela Hahn
Chair
Bldg 38, Rm 123
850.474.3166
Yes
Health, Leisure, and Exercise Science, M.S.
Exercise Science
Physical Education & Human Performance
Exercise Science:  Dr. Ludmila Cosio-Lima
Program Director
Bldg 72, Rm 220
850.473.7350

Physical Education & Human Performance:  Dr. Christopher Wirth
Bldg 72, Rm 241
850.474.2050
No
Health Promotion & Worksite Wellness, M.S. Dr. Patsy Barrington
Program Director
Bldg 72, Rm 256
850.474.2194
No
History, M.A.
Early American Studies
Public History
Traditional History
Early American Studies:  Dr. Erin Stone
Program Director
Bldg 50, Rm 113
850.474.2685

Public History:  Dr. Jamin Wells
Bldg 50, Rm 142
850.473.7290

Traditional History:  Dr. Amy Mitchell-Cook
Department Chair
Bldg 50, Rm 107
850.857.6014 
No
Information Technology, M.S.
Cybersecurity
Database Management
Network Operations, Performance & Security - currently not accepting applications
Cybersecurity:  Dr. Ezhil Kalaimannan
Bldg 4, Rm 241
850.474.7005

Database Management:  Dr. Sikha Bagui
Bldg 4, Rm 227
850.474.3022
Cybersecurity and Database Management
Instructional Design & Technology, M.Ed.
Instructional Design & Technology
Technology Leadership
Dr. Nancy Hastings
Chair
Bldg 85, Rm 123
850.474.3013
Yes
Mathematical Sciences, M.S. Dr. Jia Liu
Department Chair
Bldg 4, Rm 226
850.474.3202
Yes
Nursing, M.S.N.
Family Nurse Practitioner
Nurse Executive
Nursing Education
Family Nurse Practitioner:  onlinedegrees@uwf.edu

Nurse Executive & Nursing Education:  Leslie Wyrosdick
Admissions Coordinator
Bldg 37, Rm 129
850.474.3197
Nurse Executive and Nursing Education
Political Science, M.A.
Generalist
Security and Diplomacy
Brenton Avery
Academic Advisor
Bldg 50, Rm 128
850.474.2660
Yes
Psychology, M.A.
Applied Experimental
Counseling - Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Industrial/Origanizational
Dr. David Strohmetz
Chair
Bldg 41, Rm 253
850.857.6217
No
Public Administration, M.S.A. Dr. Haris Alibašić
Bldg 70, Rm 110
850.474.3344
Yes
Public Health, M.P.H.
Generalist M.P.H.
Global Health
Health Promotion, Education, & Behavior
Dr. Justice Mbizo
Chair
Bldg 38, Rm 127
850.474.2650
Yes
Reading Education, M.Ed. Chasity Manning
Graduate Advising
Bldg 86, Rm 126D
850.474.2870
Yes
Social Work, M.S.W.
Advanced Standing
Traditional Standing
Chel Rodriguez
Field Coodinator / Director of Field Education
Bldg 85, Rm 157
850.474.2941
No
Strategic Communication & Leadership, M.A. Dr. Athena du Pré
Program Director
Bldg 36, Rm 178
850.474.2833
No
Education Specialist Degree
ProgramDepartment ContactOffered Online?
Curriculum & Instruction, Ed.S. Jenny Feysa
Academic Advisor
Bldg 86, Rm 126A
850.474.2755
Yes
Doctoral Degrees
Program / SpecializationsDepartment ContactOffered Online?
Curriculum & Instruction, Ed.D.
Administrative & Leadership Studies
Curriculum & Assessment
Health & Physical Activity
Instructional Design & Technology
Jenny Feysa
Academic Advisor
Bldg 86, Rm 126A
850.474.2755
Curriculum & Assessment, Instructional Design & Technology
Intelligent Systems & Robotics, Ph.D.
Pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
Dr. Mohamed Khabou
Professor and Chair
Bldg 4, Rm 328
850.857.6031
no
Online Degrees

Online degrees may not be available in all states.  If you are an out-of-state student, plese review our State Authorization Status to confirm that the program is available in your state.

Master’s Program / SpecializationsDepartment Contact
Accounting, M.Acc.
Professional Accountancy
Dr. Richard Fountain
Chair
Bldg 76, Rm 202
850.474.2866
M.B.A.
General
Accounting
Business Analytics
Entrepreneurship
Human Resource Management
Information Security Management
Supply Chain Logistics Management
Melissa Brode
Director
Bldg 76A, Rm 303
850.474.3124
Computer Science, M.S.
Database Systems
Software Engineering
Database Systems:  Dr. Sikha Bagui
Bldg 4, Rm 227
850.474.3022

Software Engineering:  Dr. Brian Eddy
Bldg 4, Rm 244
850.474.3017
Curriculum & Instruction, M.Ed.
Elementary Education Comprehensive
Middle Level Education Comprehensive
Secondary Education Comprehensive
onlinedegrees@uwf.edu
Educational Leadership Certification, M.Ed. Franc Lopez
Graduate Advising
Bldg 85, Rm 126
850.474.2745
English, M.A.
Creative Writing
Literature
Dr. Kevin Scott
Chair
Bldg 50, Rm 209
850.474.6403
Exceptional Student Education, M.A.
Applied Behavior Analysis
Special & Alternative Education
Chasity Manning
Graduate Advising
Bldg 86, Rm 126D
850.474.2870
Geographic Information Science Administration, M.S. onlinedegrees@uwf.edu 
Healthcare Administration, M.H.A. Dr. Angela Hahn
Chair
Bldg 38, Rm 123
850.474.3166
Information Technology, M.S.
Cybersecurity
Database Management
Network Operations, Performance & Security - currently not accepting applications
Cybersecurity:  Dr. Ezhil Kalaimannan
Bldg 4, Rm 241
850.474.7005

Database Management:  Dr. Sikha Bagui
Bldg 4, Rm 227
850.474.3022
Instructional Design & Technology, M.Ed.
Instructional Design & Technology
Technology Leadership
Dr. Nancy Hastings
Chair
Bldg 85, Rm 123
850.474.3013
Mathematical Sciences, M.S. Dr. Jia Liu
Department Chair
Bldg 4, Rm 226
850.474.3202
Nursing, M.S.N.
Nurse Executive
Nursing Education
Leslie Wyrosdick
Admissions Coordinator
Bldg 37, Rm 129
850.474.3197
Political Science, M.A.
Generalist
Security and Diplomacy
Brenton Avery
Academic Advisor
Bldg 50, Rm 128
850.474.2660
Public Administration, M.S.A. Dr. Haris Alibašić
Bldg 70, Rm 110
850.474.3344
Public Health, M.P.H.
Generalist M.P.H.
Global Health
Health Promotion, Education, & Behavior
Dr. Justice Mbizo
Chair
Bldg 38, Rm 127
850.474.2650
Reading Education, M.Ed. Chasity Manning
Graduate Advising
Bldg 86, Rm 126D
850.474.2870
Specialist ProgramDepartment Contact
Curriculum & Instruction, Ed.S. Jenny Feysa
Academic Advisor
Bldg 86, Rm 126A
850.474.2755
Doctoral Program / SpecializationsDepartment Contact
Curriculum & Instruction, Ed.D.
Curriculum & Assessment
Instructional Design & Technology
Jenny Feysa
Academic Advisor
Bldg 86, Rm 126A
850.474.2755
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