Faculty & Staff


Welcome to the Office of Graduate Studies Academics Division

The Academics Division in the USF Office of Graduate Studies serves as an academic liaison for graduate colleges and programs in matters pertaining to policy, curriculum, and best practices in graduate education.

Resources and Historical Documents:

  •  (curriculum codes, degree inventory, etc.)
  • Specialization definition (GC approved 4/21/22):  Specialization is an information sub-curriculum within a major and/or concentration that gives a focus to a content area or research interest within the major and/or concentration.  It is less formal than Concentrations and is not tracked in the Student Information System or recorded on the transcript.

Academics Team Members:

Dean, Ruth Huntley Bahr, Ph.D.
Assistant Director, Academics, Carol Hines-Cobb
Technology & Systems Manager, Academics, Joseph Butts
Academic Services Administrator, Noelle Sanchez