Academics & Research
Our extensive graduate programs make Florida State University an intellectually stimulating environment for graduate students. FSU offers leading graduate and professional programs. Ranking among the nation's top twenty-five public universities are programs in Atmospheric Sciences, Business, Chemistry, Creative Writing, Criminology, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Higher Education, Information, Law, Marketing, Meteorology, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration and Policy, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Statistics, and Urban and Regional Planning.
As a graduate student at FSU, you can be actively involved in research under the direction of one of our distinguished faculty or through jobs and internships in various departments. Graduate Research Assistantships offer exciting opportunities to participate in on-going research developments at FSU.
Florida State University is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research Extensive institution that emphasizes the importance of student research.
Those seeking information on responsible conduct of research and scholarly integrity can find a range of resources on this page.
Florida State University offers an extensive range of graduate and professional programs. Graduate education at FSU includes 105 master’s degrees, 14 specialist degrees and 67 doctoral degrees. Professional degrees are also offered in Law and Medicine.
The graduate certificate programs, ranging from 12 to 21 credit hours, are designed to allow students to take courses in an area of specialization, enhancing their academic and professional experience.