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Certificate Admissions

  • Certificate General Information

    Upon completion of the courses required for the certificate program, students will receive a University of Florida certificate from the College of Medicine. Students must maintain a grade of “C” or better in all courses to be eligible to earn the certificate.

    Certificate Minimum Requirements: For All (Domestic and International) Applicants

    In order to apply for the University of Florida’s online Graduate Certificate in Medical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, students must have:

    • A bachelor’s degree OR a professional degree (e.g. Pharm.D., BS Pharm, RN, Physician’s Assistant, ARNP, MD, DO) from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or the international equivalent
    • An upper-division GPA of 2.0 or above
    • At least five full semester courses related to biology, chemistry or physics

    Additional Certificate Minimum Requirements: For International Applicants Only

    The English language skill requirements for admission:

    Transferring Course Credits

    Up to, but no more than, 3 credit hours of coursework taken as a UF non-degree seeking student can be applied toward the Graduate Certificate in Medical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Coursework from another university cannot be accepted for credit toward a certificate.

    In order for the credits to be applied towards the certificate, the following criteria have to be met:

    • The student must be formally admitted to the certificate program.
    • The non-degree coursework grades must be a B grade or higher.
    • The coursework taken as a non-degree student must pertain to the certificate program the student is admitted to.

    Application Information

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