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Office of Graduate Studies

Welcome to the homepage of Florida International University’s, College of Education (COE) Office of Graduate Studies (OGS).  This Office serves to support the COE graduate programs in collaboration with faculty, administrators, and the COE Doctoral Policies Committee. The COE offers an array of master’s, educational specialist and doctoral degrees, both Ed.D. and Ph.D 

Students pursuing a COE Masters or Educational Specialist degree will find program, application, registration, and advisement information at this site. For those pursuing a doctoral degree, in addition, information is available about doctoral committees, the doctoral candidacy examinations and the dissertation process.

Finally, this office oversees the COE Graduate Assistantship Program. Information about becoming a COE Graduate Assistant can be found at this site.

Thomas G. Reio, Jr., Ph.D
Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies
Florida International University

NEWS for ALL COE Doctoral Students and Graduate Faculty:

COE Doctoral Central Moodle Site

This COE Online doctoral portal provides useful information to COE doctoral students and their advisers (e.g., required forms, candidacy exam procedures, sample dissertations and proposals, links to faculty research interests, and much more). Please go to, log in (see upper right of the screen), click on the College of Education, then on COE Doctoral Programs Central, then finally on "Enroll me" in order to self-enroll. Contact the Office of Graduate Studies with any questions.

Note that the site is currently being updated. Should you have any questions or need any additional information, please contact OGS directly.

Doctoral Policies Manual

The College of Education Doctoral Policies Manual was recently updated. Click here to access the manual. Answers to many of your questions about graduate policies and procedures can also be found in the Frequently Asked Questions section of this website.