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Applied Anthropology


Doctor of Philosophy

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Susan Rhinehart
813-974-2726

Fa: December 15
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Applied Anthropology


Master of Arts

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Susan Rhinehart
813-974-2726

Fa: December 15
Sp: ---
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Fa: December 15
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Applied Anthropology

Archaeological and Forensic Sciences

Master of Arts

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Susan Rhinehart
813-974-2726

Fa: December 15
Sp: ---
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Fa: December 15
Sp: ---
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Applied Anthropology

Archaeological and Forensic Sciences

Doctor of Philosophy

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Susan Rhinehart
813-974-2726

Fa: December 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: December 15
Sp: ---
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Applied Anthropology

Bio-Cultural Medical Anthropology

Doctor of Philosophy

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Susan Rhinehart
813-974-2726

Fa: December 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: December 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Applied Anthropology

Bio-Cultural Medical Anthropology

Master of Arts

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Susan Rhinehart
813-974-2726

Fa: December 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: December 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Applied Anthropology

Cultural Resource Management

Doctor of Philosophy

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Susan Rhinehart
813-974-2726

Fa: December 15
Sp: ---
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Fa: December 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Applied Anthropology

Cultural Resource Management

Master of Arts

Apply

Susan Rhinehart
813-974-2726

Fa: December 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: December 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Applied Anthropology

Heritage Studies

Doctor of Philosophy

Apply

Susan Rhinehart
813-974-2726

Fa: December 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: December 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Applied Anthropology

Heritage Studies

Master of Arts

Apply

Susan Rhinehart
813-974-2726

Fa: December 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: December 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Biology


Master of Science

See Concentration Areas

Refer to Individual Biology Concentrations
813-974-2804

Fa: See Concentrations
Sp: See Concentrations
Su: See Concentrations

Fa: See Concentrations
Sp: See Concentrations
Su: See Concentrations

Biology

Cell Biology, Microbiology & Molecular Biology

Master of Science

Apply (Direct Receipt)

CAS CMM Grad
813-974-6331

Fa: January 1
Sp: August 1
Su: ---

Fa: January 1
Sp: August 1
Su: ---

Biology

Ecology and Evolution

Master of Science

Apply (Direct Receipt)

Christine Brubaker
813-974-4747

Fa: November 30
Sp: July 1
Su: ---

Fa: November 30
Sp: July 1
Su: ---

Biology

Environmental and Ecological Microbiology

Master of Science

Apply (Direct Receipt)

Christine Brubaker
813-974-4747

Fa: November 30
Sp: July 1
Su: ---

Fa: November 30
Sp: July 1
Su: ---

Biology

Physiology and Morphology

Master of Science

Apply (Direct Receipt)

Christine Brubaker
813-974-4747

Fa: November 30
Sp: July 1
Su: ---

Fa: November 30
Sp: July 1
Su: ---

Cancer Biology


Doctor of Philosophy

Apply

Cathy Gaffney
813-745-6876

Fa: January 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: January 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Cell and Molecular Biology


Doctor of Philosophy

Apply (Direct Receipt)

CAS CMM Grad
813-974-6331

Fa: January 1
Sp: August 1
Su: ---

Fa: January 1
Sp: July 1
Su: ---

Chemistry


Doctor of Philosophy

Apply

Chemistry Department
813-974-2144

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 1
Su: ---

Fa: January 15
Sp: September 15
Su: ---

Chemistry


Master of Science

Apply (Direct Receipt)

Chemistry Department
813-974-2144

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 1
Su: ---

Fa: February 15
Sp: September 15
Su: ---

Chemistry (non-thesis option)


Master of Arts

Apply (Direct Receipt)

Chemistry Department
813-974-2144

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 1
Su: ---

Fa: February 15
Sp: September 15
Su: ---

Communication


Doctor of Philosophy

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Ambar Basu
813-974-2145

Fa: January 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: January 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Communication


Master of Arts

Apply

Ambar Basu
813-974-2145

Fa: January 15
Sp: October 15
Su: ---

Fa: January 15
Sp: September 15
Su: ---

Creative Writing


Master of Fine Arts

Apply

Emily Norton
813-974-2424

Fa: January 1
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: January 1
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Creative Writing

Fiction

Master of Fine Arts

Apply

Marisa Iglesias
813-974-9461

Fa: January 1
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: January 1
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Creative Writing

Poetry

Master of Fine Arts

Apply

Marisa Iglesias
813-974-9461

Fa: January 1
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: January 1
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Economics


Doctor of Philosophy

Apply

Diana Reese
813-974-6373

Fa: January 31
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: January 31
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Economics


Master of Arts

Apply

Diana Reese
813-974-6373

Fa: June 1
Sp: October 15
Su: ---

Fa: May 1
Sp: September 15
Su: ---

English


Doctor of Philosophy

Apply

Emily Norton
813-974-2424

Fa: January 1
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: January 1
Sp: ---
Su: ---

English


Master of Arts

Apply

Emily Norton
813-974-2424

Fa: January 1
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: January 1
Sp: ---
Su: ---

English

Literature

Doctor of Philosophy

Apply

Marisa Iglesias
813-974-9461

Fa: January 1
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: January 1
Sp: ---
Su: ---

English

Literature

Master of Arts

Apply

Marisa Iglesias
813-974-9461

Fa: January 1
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: January 1
Sp: ---
Su: ---

English

Rhetoric and Composition

Doctor of Philosophy

Apply

Marisa Iglesias
813-974-9461

Fa: January 1
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: January 1
Sp: ---
Su: ---

English

Rhetoric and Composition

Master of Arts

Apply

Marisa Iglesias
813-974-9461

Fa: January 1
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: January 1
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Environmental Science and Policy


Master of Science

Apply

Kamal Alsharif
813-974-4883

Fa: February 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: February 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

French


Master of Arts

Apply

Anne Latowsky
813-974-3257

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 15
Su: February 15

Fa: February 15
Sp: September 15
Su: January 15

Geography


Master of Arts

Apply

Kamal Alsharif
813-974-4883

Fa: February 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: February 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Geography

Environmental Geography

Master of Arts

Apply

Kamal Alsharif
813-974-4883

Fa: February 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: February 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Geography

Geographic Information Science and Spatial Analysis

Master of Arts

Apply

Kamal Alsharif
813-974-4883

Fa: February 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: February 15
Sp: ---
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Geography

Human Geography

Master of Arts

Apply

Kamal Alsharif
813-974-4883

Fa: February 15
Sp: --
Su: ---

Fa: February 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Geography and Environmental Science and Policy


Doctor of Philosophy

Apply

Kamal Alsharif
813-974-4883

Fa: February 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: February 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Geology


Doctor of Philosophy

Apply

Mandy Stuck
813-974-2236

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 15
Su: February 15

Fa: February 15
Sp: September 15
Su: January 15

Geology


Master of Science

Apply

Mandy Stuck
813-974-2236

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 15
Su: ---

Fa: February 15
Sp: September 15
Su: ---

Government


Doctor of Philosophy

Apply

Linda Boyette
813-974-0790

Fa: January 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: January 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

History


Doctor of Philosophy

Apply (Direct Receipt)

Julie Langford
813-974-3249

Fa: January 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: January 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

History


Master of Arts

Apply (Direct Receipt)

Julie Langford
813-974-3249

Fa: January 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: January 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

History

American History

Master of Arts

Apply (Direct Receipt)

Julie Langford
813-974-3249

Fa: January 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: January 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

History

Ancient History

Master of Arts

Apply (Direct Receipt)

Julie Langford
813-974-3249

Fa: January 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: January 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

History

European History

Master of Arts

Apply (Direct Receipt)

Julie Langford
813-974-3249

Fa: January 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: January 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

History

Latin American History

Master of Arts

Apply (Direct Receipt)

Julie Langford
813-974-3249

Fa: January 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: January 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

History

Medieval History

Master of Arts

Apply (Direct Receipt)

Julie Langford
813-974-3249

Fa: January 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: January 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Integrative Biology


Doctor of Philosophy

Apply (Direct Receipt)

Christine Brubaker
813-974-4747

Fa: November 30
Sp: July 1
Su: ---

Fa: November 30
Sp: July 1
Su: ---

Integrative Biology

Ecology and Evolution

Doctor of Philosophy

Apply (Direct Receipt)

Christine Brubaker
813-974-4747

Fa: November 30
Sp: July 1
Su: ---

Fa: November 30
Sp: July 1
Su: ---

Integrative Biology

Environmental and Ecological Microbiology

Doctor of Philosophy

Apply (Direct Receipt)

Christine Brubaker
813-974-4747

Fa: November 30
Sp: July 1
Su: ---

Fa: November 30
Sp: July 1
Su: ---

Integrative Biology

Physiology and Morphology

Doctor of Philosophy

Apply (Direct Receipt)

Christine Brubaker
813-974-4747

Fa: November 30
Sp: July 1
Su: ---

Fa: November 30
Sp: July 1
Su: ---

Intelligence Studies


Master of Science

Apply

Randy Borum
813-974-3520

Fa: July 1
Sp: October 15
Su: March 15

Fa: May 1
Sp: September 15
Su: January 15

Intelligence Studies

Cyber Intelligence

Master of Science

Apply

Randy Borum
813-974-3520

Fa: July 1
Sp: October 15
Su: March 15

Fa: May 1
Sp: September 15
Su: January 15

Intelligence Studies

Strategic Intelligence

Master of Science

Apply

Randy Borum
813-974-3520

Fa: July 1
Sp: October 15
Su: March 15

Fa: May 1
Sp: September 15
Su: January 15

Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies


Master of Arts

Apply

Linda Boyette
813-974-0790

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 15
Su:

Fa: February 15
Sp: September 15
Su:

Liberal Arts


Master of Arts

Apply

Brook Sadler
813-974-8841

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 15
Su: February 15

Fa: February 15
Sp: September 15
Su: January 15

Liberal Arts

Africana Studies

Master of Arts

Apply

Bernd Reiter
813-974-7569

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 15
Su: February 15

Fa: February 15
Sp: September 15
Su: January 15

Liberal Arts

American Studies

Master of Arts

Apply

Brook Sadler
813-974-8841

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 15
Su: February 15

Fa: February 15
Sp: September 15
Su: January 15

Liberal Arts

Film Studies

Master of Arts

Apply

Brook Sadler
813-974-8841

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 15
Su: February 15

Fa: February 15
Sp: September 15
Su: January 15

Liberal Arts

Humanities

Master of Arts

Apply

Brook Sadler
813-974-8841

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 15
Su: February 15

Fa: February 15
Sp: September 15
Su: January 15

Liberal Arts

Social and Political Thought

Master of Arts

Apply

Stephen Turner
813-974-5549

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 15
Su: February 15

Fa: February 15
Sp: September 15
Su: January 15

Library and Information Science


Master of Arts

Apply

SI Admissions
813-974-3520

Fa: June 1
Sp: October 15
Su: March 1

Fa: May 1
Sp: September 15
Su: January 15

Linguistics


Master of Arts

Inactive; see other options

Amy Thompson
813-974-3658

Fa: admissions closed
Sp: admissions closed
Su: admissions closed

Fa: admissions closed
Sp: admissions closed
Su: admissions closed

Linguistics and Applied Linguistics Studies


Doctor of Philosophy

Apply

Amy Thompson
813-974-3658

Fa: January 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: January 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Linguistics: English as a Second Language


Master of Arts

Apply

Nicole Tracy-Ventura
813-974-2548

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 15
Su: ---

Fa: February 15
Sp: September 15
Su: ---

Mass Communications


Master of Arts

Apply

Gerene Keesler
813-974-9969

Fa: February 15
Sp:
Su:

Fa: February 15
Sp:
Su:

Mass Communications

Media Studies

Master of Arts

Apply

Gerene Keesler
813-974-9969

Fa: February 15
Sp:
Su:

Fa: February 15
Sp:
Su:

Mass Communications

Multimedia Journalism

Master of Arts

Inactive; see other options.

Gerene Keesler
813-974-9969

Fa: ---
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: ---
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Mass Communications

Strategic Communication Management

Master of Arts

Apply

Gerene Keesler
813-974-9969

Fa: February 15
Sp:
Su:

Fa: February 15
Sp:
Su:

Mathematics


Doctor of Philosophy

Apply

Brendan Nagle
813-974-9724

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 1
Su: ---

Fa: February 1
Sp: August 1
Su: ---

Mathematics


Master of Arts

Apply

Brendan Nagle
813-974-9724

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 1
Su: ---

Fa: February 1
Sp: August 1
Su: ---

Mathematics

Pure and Applied

Doctor of Philosophy

Apply

Brendan Nagle
813-974-9724

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 1
Su: ---

Fa: February 1
Sp: August 1
Su: ---

Mathematics

Pure and Applied

Master of Arts

Apply

Brendan Nagle
813-974-9724

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 1
Su: ---

Fa: February 1
Sp: August 1
Su: ---

Mathematics

Statistics

Doctor of Philosophy

Apply

Gangaram Ladde
813-974-2664

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 1
Su: ---

Fa: February 1
Sp: August 1
Su: ---

Mathematics (5 year program)


Bachelor of Arts/Master of Arts

Apply

Leslaw Skrzypek
813-974-2643

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 1
Su: ---

Fa: February 1
Sp: August 1
Su: ---

Microbiology


Master of Science

Apply (Direct Receipt)

CAS CMM Grad
813-974-6331

Fa: January 1
Sp: August 1
Su: ---

Fa: January 1
Sp: July 1
Su: ---

Philosophy


Doctor of Philosophy

Apply (Direct Receipt)

Darlene Corcoran
813-974-5955

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 15
Su: ---

Fa: February 15
Sp: August 1
Su: ---

Philosophy


Master of Arts

Apply (Direct Receipt)

Darlene Corcoran
813-974-5955

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 15
Su: ---

Fa: February 15
Sp: August 1
Su: ---

Philosophy

Philosophy and Religion

Doctor of Philosophy

Apply (Direct Receipt)

Darlene Corcoran
813-974-5955

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 15
Su: ---

Fa: February 15
Sp: August 1
Su: ---

Philosophy

Philosophy and Religion

Master of Arts

Apply (Direct Receipt)

Darlene Corcoran
813-974-5955

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 15
Su: ---

Fa: February 15
Sp: August 1
Su: ---

Physics


Master of Science

Apply (Direct Receipt)

Xiaomei Jiang
813-974-7765

Fa: February 1
Sp: September 1
Su: February 1

Fa: February 1
Sp: September 1
Su: January 15

Physics

Applied Physics

Master of Science

Apply

Xiaomei Jiang
813-974-7765

Fa: February 1
Sp: September 1
Su: February 1

Fa: February 1
Sp: September 1
Su: January 15

Physics

Atomic and Molecular Physics

Master of Science

Apply

Xiaomei Jiang
813-974-7765

Fa: February 1
Sp: September 1
Su: February 1

Fa: February 1
Sp: September 1
Su: January 15

Physics

Laser Physics

Master of Science

Apply

Xiaomei Jiang
813-974-7765

Fa: February 1
Sp: September 1
Su: February 1

Fa: February 1
Sp: September 1
Su: January 15

Physics

Materials Physics

Master of Science

Apply

Xiaomei Jiang
813-974-7765

Fa: February 1
Sp: September 1
Su: February 1

Fa: February 1
Sp: September 1
Su: January 15

Physics

Optical Physics

Master of Science

Apply

Xiaomei Jiang
813-974-7765

Fa: February 1
Sp: September 1
Su: February 1

Fa: February 1
Sp: September 1
Su: January 15

Physics

Semiconductor Physics

Master of Science

Apply

Xiaomei Jiang
813-974-7765

Fa: February 1
Sp: September 1
Su: February 1

Fa: February 1
Sp: September 1
Su: January 15

Physics

Solid State Physics

Master of Science

Apply

Xiaomei Jiang
813-974-7765

Fa: February 1
Sp: September 1
Su: February 1

Fa: February 1
Sp: September 1
Su: January 15

Physics, Applied


Doctor of Philosophy

Apply (Direct Receipt)

Candice Pietri
813-974-2871

Fa: February 1
Sp: September 1
Su: February 1

Fa: February 1
Sp: September 1
Su: January 15

Political Science


Master of Arts

Apply (Direct Receipt)

Linda Boyette
813-974-0790

Fa: June 1
Sp: October 15
Su: ---

Fa: May 1
Sp: September 15
Su: ---

Psychology


Doctor of Philosophy

Apply

Pierce Laura
813-974-2492

Fa: See Concentration
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: See Concentration
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Psychology


Master of Arts

Admission to Ph.D. only

Pierce Laura
813-974-2492

Fa: Apply through Ph.D.
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: Apply through Ph.D.
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Psychology

Clinical Psychology

Doctor of Philosophy

Apply

Pierce Laura
813-974-2492

Fa: December 1
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: December 1
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Psychology

Clinical Psychology

Master of Arts

Admission to Ph.D. only

Pierce Laura
813-974-2492

Fa: Apply through Ph.D.
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: Apply through Ph.D.
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Psychology

Cognition, Neuroscience & Social Psychology

Doctor of Philosophy

Apply

Pierce Laura
813-974-2492

Fa: December 1
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: December 1
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Psychology

Cognition, Neuroscience & Social Psychology

Master of Arts

Admission to Ph.D. only

Pierce Laura
813-974-2492

Fa: Apply through Ph.D.
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: Apply through Ph.D.
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Psychology

Industrial Organizational Psychology

Doctor of Philosophy

Apply

Pierce Laura
813-974-2492

Fa: December 1
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: December 1
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Psychology

Industrial Organizational Psychology

Master of Arts

Admission to Ph.D. only

Pierce Laura
813-974-2492

Fa: Apply through Ph.D.
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Fa: Apply through Ph.D.
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Public Administration


Master of Public Administration

Apply

Matthew Collins
813-974-3439

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 15
Su: February 15

Fa: February 15
Sp: September 15
Su: January 15

Public Administration

Executive Public Administration

Master of Public Administration

Apply

Elizabeth Strom
813-974-3439

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 15
Su: February 15

Fa: February 15
Sp: September 15
Su: February 15

Religious Studies


Master of Arts

Apply

Cass Fisher
813-974-0445

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 15
Su: ---

Fa: February 15
Sp: September 15
Su: ---

Sociology


Doctor of Philosophy

Apply

Sara Crawley
813-974-0977

Fa: January 15
Sp: --
Su: --

Fa: January 15
Sp: --
Su: --

Sociology


Master of Arts

Apply

Sara Crawley
813-974-0977

Fa: February 15
Sp: --
Su: --

Fa: February 15
Sp: ---
Su: ---

Spanish


Master of Arts

Apply

Heike Scharm
813-974-2719

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 15
Su: February 15

Fa: February 15
Sp: September 15
Su: January 15

Statistics


Master of Arts

Apply

Kandethody Ramachandran
813-974-1270

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 1
Su: ---

Fa: February 1
Sp: August 1
Su: ---

Urban and Regional Planning


Master of Urban & Reg Planning

Apply

Mark Hafen
813-974-7982

Fa: March 1
Sp: October 15
Su: ---

Fa: March 1
Sp: September 15
Su: ---

Women's and Gender Studies


Master of Arts

Apply

Jennifer Ellerman-Queen
813-974-5520

Fa: February 15
Sp: October 15
Su: February 15

Fa: February 15
Sp: September 15
Su: January 15