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  • Graduate Certificate

    UF’s online Graduate Certificate in Medical Pharmacology and Therapeutics is a 9-credit program composed of five courses. Students will learn the basic principles of pharmacology and therapeutics in the context of medicine and biomedical science along with their impacts on major human systems. This graduate certificate can be completed in as little as one semester. Courses include:

    Earning a Graduate Certificate Online

    UF’s online medical pharmacology and therapeutics graduate program can be completed at your own pace in as little as one semester. Our online format is designed to help you earn your certificate without interrupting your personal and professional schedules. Earning a Graduate Certificate in Medical Pharmacology and Therapeutics enables you to quickly enhance your knowledge online through recorded lectures, problem sets and exploration of the latest scientific research.

    This course is beneficial for individuals wanting to pursue a career in medicine or pharmacy and for professionals in fields, like:

    • Pharmacy
    • Drug Development
    • Biotechnology
    • Pharmacology
    • Nurses
    • Physicians
    • Physician Assistants
    • Clinical Scientists
    • Professors
    • Researchers

    Non-Degree Seeking Students

    Students who are not ready to commit to the graduate certificate program can enroll in graduate courses as a non-degree seeking student. This is an excellent way to strengthen your skills in a specialized topic and ease into the online graduate learning experience.

    Students enrolled in courses within this program can take up to 3 credit hours in non-degree status. Non-degree seeking students will also have the option to transfer up to 3 credits to the graduate certificate later, if admitted and if a grade of “B” or higher is earned.

    Admissions

    Graduate Certificate Admission Requirements

    • 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

    Non-Degree Admission Requirements

    • 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

    For more information about requirements, transcript details and applying with a non-U.S. degree, visit the admissions page.

    Medical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Tuition Information

    UF’s medical pharmacology and therapeutics graduate program offers competitive tuition for all students, regardless of location.

    Application Fee: $37*
    Cost per Credit Hour: $550 plus fees
    Credits Required for Graduate Certificate: 9
    Total Graduate Certificate Tuition: $4,950 plus fees

    For more information about the costs of attendance and financial aid, visit the tuition page.

    *There is no application fee for non-degree seeking students.

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