College of Graduate Studies


Dean: Dwayne Smith, Ph.D.
Interim Assistant Dean: Ruth Huntley Bahr, Ph.D.

Accreditation: The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges.

Mission Statement: The University of South Florida Office of Graduate Studies serves as the center of leadership for graduate education at the University of South Florida.

College Information: The College of Graduate Studies is housed in the Office of Graduate Studies and serves as the College for newly developed interdisciplinary programs. The M.S. in Cybersecurity is currently housed in the college. Past programs have included the Applied Behavior Analysis (MA), Cancer Biology (Ph.D.), Entrepreneurship in Applied Technologies (MS), and Global Sustainability (MA), which are now housed in other colleges.

For more information on our Cybersecurity program, click here.

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USF Office of Graduate Studies Address & Contact


University of South Florida
Office of Graduate Studies
4202 E. Fowler Avenue, ALN226
Tampa, FL 33620-5816

Phone: (813) 974-2846
Fax: (813) 974-5762
Email: gradliaison@grad.usf.edu


Electronic Thesis & Dissertation Office
Email: etd@grad.usf.edu

Hours of operation: 8am - 5pm, Monday - Friday


Graduate Admissions Address & Contact


University of South Florida
Office of Admissions
4202 East Fowler Avenue, SVC 1036
Tampa, FL 33620-6900

Phone: (813) 974-8800 
Fax: (813) 974-7343
US Toll Free: 1 866 974-8800
Email: gradadmissions@usf.edu