Our grads are looking for well-qualified bosses.
Do you have what it takes?
If you think experienced graduates don’t exist, think again. At the University of West Florida’s Office of Career Development & Community Engagement we work with employers both in and out of the area to match them with uniquely qualified graduates who are the perfect fit for the rigorous demands of today’s dynamic workplace.
Tap into the distinctive and robust talent that exists at UWF. Whether it’s cybersecurity pros who rival experts from around the world or nurses who wow with take-charge initiatives, our graduates are at the cutting edge in each of their respective fields.
Prepare to be impressed. Connect with us today to join thousands of employers who are proud to hire UWF.
Think well-qualified graduates don’t exist? Think again. University of West Florida graduates stand out and above the competition in more ways than one.
National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education
UWF was named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security through the academic year 2021-22 (2016)
No. 8 in the “10 Best Online RN to BSN Programs”
Usha Kundu, MD College of Health ranked No. 8 in the "Best Online RN to BSN Programs" by BestColleges.com (2019)
No. 8 in the “10 Best Colleges for Nursing Majors in Florida”
Usha Kundu, MD College of Health ranked No. 8 in the "10 Best Colleges for Nursing Majors in Florida" by Zippia.com (2017)
Center for Supply Chain Management Excellence
Center for Supply Chain Management Excellence established in 2017
No. 2 in the Florida State University System
Earned the second-highest score in the Florida Board of Governors' Performance-Based Funding Metrics (2019)
Best Regional Public School - South
Ranked No. 15 in the "Top Public Schools - Regional Universities South" by U.S. News & World Report (2020)
College of Distinction
UWF has been recognized as a College of Distinction (2019-2022)
Our faculty members have taught at prestigious academic institutions, worked within international organizations, and are conducting research that can shape the future of business and science. Our faculty is competitive, which makes our students competitive, too. Higher level graduates means higher level candidates. Our students are ready. Are you ready for them? Let's get started.
iHire UWF because they prepare graduates for the workforce who are always eager and ready to grow with us. UWF creates graduates who are always an asset to our company.David Duncan, General Manager, Fastenal
iHire UWF because of my own experience being a graduate. We have 16 graduates in our company today because of the successful programs at UWF, and we’ll continue to hire UWF in the future.Tad Ihns, CEO, Avalex Technologies
iHire UWF because the graduates receive a stellar education from all the departments at the university. Our close working relationship with UWF really lends itself to the overwhelming confidence that we are all striving for excellence.Marvic Goodspeed, Director of Nursing, Lakeview Center
iHire UWF because of the quality of education received by the graduates, the passion they bring to the table, and the rich diversity of personalities, backgrounds and educational experience they offer.Justin Ford, Supervisor of Mortgage Lending Department, Navy Federal Credit Union
Our graduates gain employment from organizations far and wide; big and small; local and global. Here are just a few of the companies that have discovered what UWF graduates have to offer. Isn’t it time for you to discover your perfect match? Let's get started.
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The University of West Florida offers students access to more than 70 undergraduate degree programs and 32 masters degree programs. Below are just a few of the ways our graduates are making an impact in the growing fields of IT & Cybersecurity, Engineering, Healthcare and Logistics.