Enhance your leadership skills with an advanced degree or certificate in research administration from the University of Central Florida. This fast-growing, dynamic field offers a variety of positions within colleges and universities, hospitals, nonprofits and government agencies.

Research administrators optimize an organization’s research goals by seeking funding opportunities, writing grants, reviewing proposals, negotiating contracts, managing budgets and ensuring compliance with regulations and protocols.

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