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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Hillarie Burgess sits at a chair in front of a computer at the Lake County Emergency Operation Center during Hurricane Idalia.

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Professor Abdul-Akeem Sadiq speaks to students in a classroom.

UCF Public Administration Professor Named National Academy of Public Administration Fellow

Abdul-Akeem Sadiq will be the fourth faculty member in the school to join the organization’s ranks as a 2023 Academy Fellow...