Graduate Programs

USFSM Graduate Programs




Business Administration This Professional MBA is a 40 credit-hour program is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Offered through Saturday classes, this program allows working professionals the opportunity to enroll while maintaining full-time careers. Students have the option two choose from two tracks: General MBA or Accounting. COB
Criminal Justice USFSM’s Criminal Justice program focuses on contemporary issues in criminal justice management. This graduate degree allows students to apply principles, theories and research in the field of criminal justice to “real world” issues affecting the criminal justice system. Overall, this program is designed to develop leaders in criminal justice professions. CLASS
Education General This selective Master of Arts degree program has a concentration in Online Teaching and Learning that provides maximum flexibility for professionals juggling the demands of their busy lifestyles. The Online Teaching and Learning concentration provides effective online instruction in the fast-growing, innovative field of online learning. Courses include specific competencies and quality measures that ensure the successful mastery of online instruction. Masters of Education candidates learn to lead, inspire and transform their fields of study. CLASS, SOE
Educational Leadership The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Educational Leadership is a state-approved program designed to develop outstanding leaders, supervisors and administrators. The curriculum is current, research-based and focused on application in the educational setting at all levels. With flexibility and support in mind, these courses are designed for working professionals. They include face-to-face, online and hybrid classes, making it possible for full-time educators to complete their programs in as few as five semesters. CLASS; SOE
English Education The M.A. in English Education (MAEE) is designed for those with a Bachelor’s degree in the field of English. Graduates of this program will have a Master’s degree in Education that includes 18 graduate credit hours in English. This program is designed for working professionals, featuring strong faculty mentorship and one-on-one advising to give students maximum flexibility. Students expand on their undergraduate background in literature while gaining applied experience in teaching. Coursework and fieldwork prepare students to apply effective teaching methods in college and secondary classrooms. CLASS; SOE
Hospitality Management The Master of Science in Hospitality Management program takes your passion for the tourism industry and gives you the hands-on experience to become a leader at a top hotel, restaurant, resort or hospitality organization. Students in our hospitality management program focus on strategic decision making, organizational effectiveness, finance, marketing and technology of hospitality ventures. CHTL
Social Work With a master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) from USF Sarasota-Manatee, graduate students gain the real world experience necessary to land their dream job in a variety of high demand specializations. The program provides students comprehensive training and expertise using the most relevant research and innovative teaching methods. A MSW is the first step to a rewarding career as a social worker. CLASS
Teaching, Elementary Education The Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) Elementary Education is a program designed to prepare outstanding elementary teachers. The program is nationally and regionally accredited with a curriculum that is current, research-based and standards-based. It prepares teacher candidates to meet the needs of diverse student learners through arts integration instructional strategies and English as a Second Language (ESOL) Endorsement. CLASS; SOE