Summary: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA GRADUATE SCHOOL
FROM THE PRESIDENT
Thank you for your interest in graduate education at the University of South Florida.
USF is a leading, metropolitan university distinguished by world-class interdisciplinary research
and excellent graduate education. The university offers many graduate
programs that are recognized as being among the nation's best - unsurpassed in their ability to
prepare students to make significant contributions to a challenging world. Our commitment to
the discovery and application of knowledge that is relevant to the
development of communities has contributed to USF's reputation of being an engaged
university. And with more than $360 million in research contracts and grants during fiscal year
2007/2008, the university continues to experience record-breaking years for research funding.
Doctoral, master's and certificate programs: the opportunities for graduate education at USF
are broad. I invite you to investigate the programs that interest you. I'm sure you'll discover
first-rate academic training in an environment that promotes inquiry, nourishes investigation
and inspires innovation.
Judy Genshaft, PhD
FROM THE DEAN OF THE GRADUATE SCHOOL AND
ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT OF THE OFFICE OF RESEARCH & INNOVATION
I am honored to write this introduction for the University of South Florida's Viewbook. USF is