In concert with the University’s academic colleges, the Graduate School supports and promotes graduate education at the University of North Florida by developing, maintaining, and enhancing strong graduate programs and an excellent graduate faculty. Our programs cultivate students' advanced knowledge and skills in their chosen fields, encourage their proficiency with research and other forms of scholarship, and are relevant to our students and to the communities we serve.
Promote the development of new graduate programs that are appropriate to UNF’s mission, students, faculty, and the region; ensure the relevance of our programs to our students.
Foster the maintenance of graduate programs that are appropriately sophisticated, rigorous, and current in both academic content and pedagogical/andragogical presentation
Cultivate students' advanced knowledge and skills in their chosen fields
Foster instructional excellence in our graduate faculty
Promote the relevance of the Graduate School to graduate students
Recruit graduate students of high promise, with the evidenced potential to accomplish goals appropriate to graduate study and to succeed in their chosen degree programs
Ensure that the graduate student body profile is diverse (with “diversity” broadly interpreted)
Foster scholarly excellence in our graduate students
Foster scholarly excellence in our graduate faculty
Ensure the relevance of our programs to the communities we serve
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