Published Survey
Submission Number: 318
Submission ID: 318
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Created: Wed, 06/03/2020 - 12:07
Completed: Wed, 06/23/2021 - 13:28
Changed: Tue, 07/27/2021 - 16:54

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Language: English

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Contact Information

2046 NE Waldo Rd, Rm 2200
Gainesville
Florida
32609
United States
Distance Pathway/Online
Yes

Program Application Deadline

July 22, 2022
No
$30
The program admits students every fall, spring and summer term. Specific deadlines for each term can be found here:
https://forensicscience.ufl.edu/student-resources/critical-dates/
Yes

Program Description

A master’s degree in forensic science prepares students for careers in places such as DNA labs, medical examiner offices, law enforcement agencies, and clinical chemistry laboratories. Entirely online, our program is designed to meet the needs of today’s working professionals. The field of forensic science continues to grow and requires professionals with higher education. To meet the demands of the industry and to provide options for varying interests, we offer four areas to specialize your master’s degree.

The program offers four master's degree concentrations as well as four graduate certificates:

MS In Forensic Science
MS in Forensic DNA & Serology
MS in Forensic Toxicology
MS in Forensic Drug Chemistry
Graduate Certificate Forensic Death Investigation
Graduate Certificate Forensic DNA & Serology
Graduate Certificate Forensic Drug Chemistry
Graduate Certificate Forensic Toxicology

As a working professional, the program provides flexibility to work within busy schedules at your own pace. Completing a master’s degree in forensic science online is a fast and convenient way to pursue your educational and career goals. At UF, each course is made up of specific topic modules, supplemented with tools such as images, animations, case studies, and step-by-step instructions for gearing up and accessing UF library materials and e-journals. Students interact with teaching assistants, course instructors, and each other, using private course email, discussion boards, and live chat sessions.
Yes

Institution Information

Public
Yes
Fall, Spring, Summer
Yes

Degree Requirements

32
Not Required
Not Required
Required
Not Required
Not Required
Yes

Degree Information

Distance Pathway/Online
  • Forensic Science
  • Forensic DNA & Serology
  • Forensic Drug Chemistry
  • Forensic Toxicology
Biochemistry, Biological Science, Chemical Science, Drug Metabolism, Forensic Science, Medicinal Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Pharmacodynamics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology
Forensic Toxicology is a a joint degree program offered by the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Yes

Program Statistics

Yes
700
Last academic year-country of origin of the accepted students:
Yes
Last academic year-graduates job placement:
2
Yes

GRE and Other Tests

No
TOEFL or IELTS
Yes

Letters of Recommendation

No
Yes

Other Admission Requirements

3.0
Detailed application instructions can be found here: https://forensicscience.ufl.edu/apply/
Yes

Financial Support

0
None
Yes

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

We are not a participating PharmGrad program
We are not a participating PharmGrad program
Yes