Florida International University

Miami, FL

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Earning your graduate degree at Florida International University (FIU) means joining a community of scholars whose cutting-edge research pushes the frontiers of knowledge. 

It means working with faculty members whose innovative scholarship places FIU among the top ranks of America’s leading research universities.

FIU offers more than 150 graduate programs, many of which are ranked among the nation’s best. The University also offers a wealth of opportunities for discovering new knowledge using our outstanding research resources and facilities. In our colleges, schools, multidisciplinary research centers, and laboratories, FIU professors and graduate students come together to explore ethical challenges in business, create plans for better schools and urban centers, discover new applications for nanotechnology, bring life to architectural landscapes, and advance the field of biomedicine.

Supported by awards exceeding $110 million annually over the past decade, FIU maintains the highest research classification offered by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. FIU faculty look to identify students whose ideas and insights will contribute to the University’s preeminent research mission, ensuring that FIU remains a model of progress that continues to utilize its research for social and economic impact in communities throughout the city, across the nation, and around the world.

A research university that takes diversity seriously, FIU attracts students from all 50 states and more than 120 nations. The vibrant graduate student community includes more than 8,000 graduate students across 11 colleges and schools. Some of these students choose to attend full-time and complete their programs as quickly as possible. Others maintain professional careers and require classes that fit their busy schedules. FIU offers graduate programs during the day, evenings, and weekends; online; in person; or in a hybrid format.

FIU’s research innovation has resulted in a 650% increase in patents over the last few years and a record $196 million invested in research activity in 2017–2018. From our computing facilities to our Engineering campus to our world-class laboratories, FIU offers outstanding resources for research and facilities like Aquarius, the world’s only underwater ocean laboratory.

Located six miles off the coast of Key Largo and 60 feet below the ocean’s surface, this complex human habitat is designed for research and exploration. Or take the Wall of Wind, the largest and most powerful university research facility of its kind. Its ability to simulate storms helps researchers figure out ways to build stronger structures to keep us safe during life-threatening storms. 

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Located in Miami, FL

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Think of Miami as an extended campus that stretches from the Atlantic to the Everglades. Whatever your field, you will come to see the city and its surroundings as a resource for coursework and research. Miami is a great place to connect with people and careers. Totaling more than 125,000, FIU graduates comprise the largest university alumni group in South Florida. These alums include many of Miami’s powerful and elite: entrepreneurs, executives, Pulitzer Prize–winning journalists, presidential Poet Laureates, hotel and cruise line executives, urban planners, scientists, artists, engineers, politicians, and school teachers.

The area’s attractive climate and blended cultural environment invigorate the mind and the senses. Greater Miami is an excellent place to build your future by connecting with local and global business leaders while enhancing your career options.

• Adult Education and Human Resource Development (EdD)
• Applied Mathematical Sciences (PhD)
• Athletic Training (DAT)
• Biochemistry (PhD)
• Biological Sciences (PhD)
• Biomedical Engineering (PhD)
• Biomedical Sciences (PhD)
• Business Administration (DBA)
• Business Administration (PhD)
• Chemistry (PhD)
• Civil Engineering (PhD)
• Computer Science (PhD)
• Dietetics and Nutrition (PhD)
• Earth Systems Science (PhD)
• Economics (PhD)
• Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (EdD)
• Electrical and Computer Engineering (PhD)
• Engineering and Computing Education (PhD)
• Global and Sociocultural Studies (PhD)
• Higher Education (PhD)
• History (PhD)
• International Crime and Justice (PhD)
• International Relations (PhD)
• Materials Science and Engineering (PhD)
• Mechanical Engineering (PhD)
• Nursing (DNP)
• Nursing (PhD)
• Physical Therapy (DPT)
• Physics (PhD)
• Political Science (PhD)
• Psychology (PhD)
• Public Affairs (PhD)
• Public Health (PhD)
• Social Welfare (PhD)
• Spanish (PhD)
• Teaching and Learning (PhD)

• Accounting (MACC)
• Adult Education and Human Resource Development (MS)
• African and African Diaspora Studies (MA)
• Architecture Post-professional (MA)
• Architecture Professional (MARCH)
• Art Education (MS)
• Art Education K-12 (MAT)
• Asian Studies (MA)
• Athletic Training (MS)
• Biological Sciences (MS)
• Biomedical Engineering (MS)
• Business Administration (MBA): Downtown, Executive, Flex, Healthcare Management, International, or Professional Track
• Chemistry (MS)
• Civil Engineering (MS)
• Computer Engineering (MS)
• Computer Science (MS)
• Construction Management (MS)
• Counselor Education (MS)
• Creative Writing (MFA)
• Criminal Justice (MS)
• Curriculum and Instruction (MS): Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, English Education, Learning Technologies, Mathematics Education, Modern Language Education, Physical Education, Science Education, Social Studies Education, or Special Education Track
• Cyber Security (MS)
• Data Science (MS): Generalist or Public Policy Analytics Track
• Dietetics and Nutrition (MS)
• Disaster Management (MA)
• Early Childhood Education (MS)
• Economics (MA)
• Educational Leadership (MS)
• Electrical Engineering (MS)
• Engineering Management (MS)
• English (MA)
• Environmental Engineering (MS)
• Environmental Policy and Management (PSM)
• Environmental Studies (MS)
• Finance (MSF)
• Foreign Language Education (MS)
• Forensic Science (MS)
• Forensic Science (PSM)
• Geosciences (MS)
• Global Affairs (MA)
• Global and Sociocultural Studies (MA)
• Health Informatics and Analytics (MS)
• Health Services Administration (MHSA)
• Higher Education Administration (MS)
• History (MA)
• Hospitality Management (MS): Executive, Generalist, Real Estate, or Revenue Management Specialization
• Human Resource Management (MS)
• Information Systems (MS)
• Information Technology (MS)
• Interior Architecture Post-professional (MA)
• Interior Architecture Professional Degree (MIA)
• International and Intercultural Education (MS)
• International Business (MIB)
• International Real Estate (MS)
• International Studies (MA)
• Kinesiology and Exercise Science (MS)
• Landscape Architecture Post-professional (MA)
• Landscape Architecture Professional (MLA)
• Latin American and Caribbean Studies (MA)
• Linguistics (MA)
• Logistics and Supply Chain Management (MS)
• Logistics Engineering (MS)
• Marketing (MS)
• Mass Communications (MS): Global Strategic Communications or Spanish Language Journalism Track
• Materials Science and Engineering (MS)
• Mathematical Sciences (MS)
• Mechanical Engineering (MS)
• Music Education (MS)
• Music (MM)
• Nursing: Anesthesiology Track (MSN)
• Nursing: Nurse Practitioner (ARNP); Adult Gerontology, Child, Family, or Psychiatric Track (MSN)
• Occupational Therapy (MS)
• Physician Assistant Studies (MPA)
• Physics (MS)
• Political Science (MA)
• Psychology (MS): Counseling or Organizational Science Track
• Public Administration (MPA): Executive or Generalist Track
• Public Health (MPH): Generalist, Biostatistics, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Health Policy and Management, Health Promotion, or Disease Prevention Track
• Reading Education (MS)
• Recreation and Sport Management (MS)
• Religious Studies (MA)
• Social Work (MSW)
• Spanish (MA)
• Special Education (MS)
• Speech-Language Pathology (MSLP)
• Statistics (MS)
• Telecommunications and Networking (MS)
• Urban Design (MA)
• Urban Education (MS)
• Visual Arts (MFA)

• Educational Leadership (EdS)
• School Psychology (EdS)
• Teaching and Learning (EdS)

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