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ERIC Number: ED506312
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Apr-7
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Master's Degrees in the State University System of Florida. Information Brief. Volume 6, Issue 1
Florida Board of Governors, State University System
A master's degree is a postbaccalaureate academic degree awarded after one to three years of full-time academic study. The State University System (SUS) of Florida offers master's degree programs in a variety of disciplines and at all universities, with the exception of New College. Students travel to Florida from throughout the world to earn their master's degrees. This brief describes the types of master's degrees (research master's, professional master's, and terminal master's); its use as a workforce degree; its prominence; and requirements for admission to a master's degree program. The brief also lists the types of of master's degrees offered in the State University System of Florida, program areas new to the SUS since 2001, program areas where two or more SUS universities implemented master's degrees since 2001, and master's degree programs offered in the SUS by discipline.
Florida Board of Governors, State University System. 325 West Gaines Street Suite 1614, Tallahassee, FL 32399. Tel: 850-245-4545; Fax: 850-245-9667; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: State University System of Florida, Board of Governors
Identifiers - Location: Florida