College of Arts, Sciences & Education

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Courses we support

MS in Chemistry
MS in Statistics
MS in Environmental Studies
MS in Biology
MS in Physics
MS in Mathematical Sciences

About the school

Some individuals are passionate about making a difference in the world and bringing about positive changes in people's intellectual, civic, and cultural lives. The College of Arts, Sciences & Education, which is also the largest college of Florida International University, helps students become tomorrow's leaders, educators, and innovators. Founded in 1965, the college has several departments, 600+ faculty members, and various graduate programmes in the fields of art, science, and education.

Where is the school located?

The College of Arts, Sciences & Education is located in Miami, Florida. The coastal metropolis is known for its Cuban influence, trendy nightlife, beautiful beaches, and numerous vacation spots.

Life at College of Arts, Sciences & Education

The College of Arts, Sciences & Education brims with various opportunities for students to grow personally and professionally. You can be a part of various cultural clubs, leadership clubs, academic and honours societies, sports clubs, etc. When on the Modesto A. Maidique Campus (MMC), students spend their time playing video games, visiting the Barnes & Nobles bookstore, visiting the student newsroom and radio station, or taking a walk in the lush green campus.

Additional benefits of studying at College of Arts, Sciences & Education

The College of Arts, Sciences & Education also offers its students various internships and fellowships opportunities annually in the fields of arts, sciences, and education. It also provides mentorship, guidance, and career modules and conducts various workshops so that you can take your professional success to the next level.

Residential programmes students have access to 30+ restaurants spread across three campuses to catch a coffee break, have snacks, or enjoy their favourite meals. You can also run errands on the campus for your health, beauty, banking and automative services.

College of Arts, Sciences & Education campus


Miami, Florida

City Population



Southeastern Florida


Tropical monsoon climate with hot and humid summers and short and warm winters

Nearest Airport

Miami International Airport

Time Zone

EDT from March-November and EST from November-March

Fast facts

  • The College of Arts, Sciences & Education received nearly $60.4 million in Fiscal 2020 Research Funding
  • The school has 600+ faculties, 11 academic departments, and 26,000+ students
  • Ranks 1st in the United States and 2nd in the world for positive impact on Life Below Water
  • Ranks 1st in the United States and 7th globally for positive impact on Clean Water and Sanitation

Admissions criteria

Since the College of Arts, Sciences & Education offers various postgraduate programmes under all three fields, there are some general guidelines that students need to follow while applying to their choice of course. Some courses also have additional admission criteria and prerequisites that students must fulfil to apply for a specific programme. It is best to visit the school's website for detailed and updated information about a particular programme.

The application deadlines vary according to the Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters. They may also vary for domestic and foreign students.

Broadly, the school requires the following for application to its programmes:

  • GPA: 3.0 average or higher. For some programmes, for example, MS in Recreation and Sport Management, students may need to contact the department for minimum requirements

  • GRE scores may be mandatory, optional, or not required at all, depending on the programme you want to pursue. For example, the MS in Geosciences requires you to have a minimum GRE score of 1000, MS in Mathematical Sciences makes it optional to submit GRE scores, while MS in International and Intercultural Education does not require GRE scores

  • Applicant statement or letter of intent

  • Depending on the programme, 2-3 letters of recommendation

  • Some programmes may additionally require one or more of these – a resume or CV, you may need to appear for an interview, a faculty sponsor with graduate faculty status, a bachelor's degree in a relevant field, etc.

You can find detailed graduate catalogues on the school website for each programme to find all the application requirements related to your choice of programme.

Other than the abovementioned criteria, international students whose native language is not English may need to submit English proficiency scores. Accepted test scores include a total score of 80 on the iBT TOEFL or 6.5 overall on the IELTS.

Job placements

The graduate programmes offered by the College of Arts, Sciences & Education equip students with the proper education, training, and skills, enabling them to land stellar job opportunities.

  • 81.82% of students who completed the Master of Science in Reading/Literacy Education programme were initially employed in an instructional position in 2017-2018 or 2018-2019.
  • 66.67% of programme completers were initially employed in 2017-2018 or 2018-2019
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Last updated: 11 Oct 2023

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