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Phone  850.599.3505
Fax  850.599.3727

School of Graduate Studies and Research
515 Orr Drive
Room 469 Tucker Hall
Tallahassee, FL 32307


The School of Graduate Studies and Research (SGSR) is one of the twelve major academic units of the University. The school has the principal responsibility of working in collaboration with the various schools, colleges and institutes to maintain, develop, coordinate, and monitor the policies and procedures that govern all graduate programs.

The Division of Graduate Studies was established in 1957 and was elevated to the School of Graduate Studies, Research and Continuing Education in 1987.  Currently known as the School of Graduate Studies and Research, high priority is given to the development of sponsored research and the research interests of individual faculty members. Service provided to aid the development of research and other grant proposals includes technical assistance, dissemination of requests for proposals, and editorial consultation. In certain instances, grant proposals are developed and written by the School. Contact is maintained with private corporations and foundations, as well as local, state, and national governmental agencies in pursuit of support for its research programs.

Graduate study is available in nine schools and colleges. Collectively, these entities offer 29 master’s degree programs, one professional doctorate, (the Doctor of Physical Therapy), and 12 doctoral degrees. The 12 doctoral degree programs include 11 Ph.D. degrees and one Doctor of Public Health (DrPH). The Ph.D. degrees consist of: six in the College of Engineering, one in the College of Pharmacy, one in the College of Science and Technology, one in the College of Education, one in the School of the Environment, and one cooperative Ph.D. is offered in the College of Agricultural and Food Sciences, with the University of Florida, in Entomology.
The 11 Ph.D. programs are: Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Physics, Educational Leadership, Environmental Science, and Entomology.

The deadline for submitting your completed graduate admissions application for the 2015 spring semester is November 1, 2014. (NOTE: GRE scores, final transcripts, and all other program requirements must be submitted by the deadline. This requirement overrides GRE departmental requirements)


"2014-15 FRAP Awardees"

Congratulations to the 2014-15 Faculty Research Awards Program awardees!
  1. Dr. Tarik Dickens
                Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, FAMU-FSU College of Engineering
Title:     Digitized Manufacturing and Inspection: Data Management for Cradle-to-Grave Prognostics using Hybrid In-situ Sensors
  1. Dr. Bridg’ette Israel
Division of Basic and Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Title:    “Targeting Angiotensin II Receptors Type I and Type II in Facilitating Cutaneous Diabetic Wound Healing”
  1. Dr. Arlesia Mathis
Institute of Public Health, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Title: “Assessing the Effectiveness of Safety Net Providers on Maternal and Infant Health Outcomes in African-American Communities”
  1. Dr. Anita Nag
Department of Chemistry, College of Science and Technology
Title:     “Substituted Stilbenes as Hepatitis C Inhibitors: A Study Directed Towards Mechanism of Inhibition”
  1. Dr. Allezo Owens
                Department of Religion, College of Social Sciences, Arts, and Humanities
Title:    “Josephus Coan’s Contribution to AMEC Church History”
  1. Dr. Daniel Solis
                Agribusiness Program, College of Food and Agricultural Sciences
Title:     “The Effect of ISOs on the Total Productivity of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Industry”