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.

What to expect with a research administration degree.

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School of Public Administration Professor Receives Richard P. Nathan Public Policy Fellowship

Staci Zavattaro will serve as a research fellow through August 2023.  ...

Public Affairs Doctoral Student Awarded Fellowship for Hispaniola Dissertation Research

As a Mellon Fellow, Ruth Kessa will receive financial, technical and mentorship support to aid in her dissertation research. ...

UCF Public Administration Assistant Professor Named National Center for Atmospheric Research Early Career Faculty Innovator

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