Graduate Programs

Graduate Programs

FGCU’s rigorous graduate programs emphasize the consultative, supervisory and transdisciplinary skills needed by educators and industry leaders who aspire to assume management roles in PK12 schools, higher education, or the public sector and private industry.  In addition, candidates are provided for those seeking to advance their knowledge of newest learning technologies.

Whichever program you choose one of our graduate degrees will help you advance your career, and allowing you to take on larger roles in your organization and earn a higher salary.As the region’s only comprehensive public university, FGCU offers a post master’s degree in which you can explore current research and best practices as a fully skilled practitioner in instruction or leadership. The rigorous dissertation process provides individualized opportunities to discover those ‘burning questions’ you may have about policy, practice, and learning design.  
Explore Doctor of Education (Ed. D.) Degree Program

The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) is a post-master's program in education with five concentrations:

  • Curriculum & Instruction
  • Educational Leadership – in PreK-12 Education
  • Educational Leadership - Higher Education
  • Learning Design and Innovation
  • Multicultural/lingual Education

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Application Information

Explore options for paying for graduate studies

The deadline for application of Tuition Waivers:

Fall Deadline: 5:00pm, May 1st

Spring Deadline: 5:00pm, October 1st

Summer Deadline: 5:00pm, March 1st

Learn more about Financing Graduate Studies