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  • Master’s Degree

    A Master of Science in Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical Sciences with a concentration in Clinical Toxicology can help students pursue advanced careers in a variety of settings like hospitals, emergency departments, and poison control centers

    The 32-credit degree can be completed in as little as two years. The curriculum includes coursework in:

    • Medical and toxicological principles of toxicants
    • Drugs of abuse
    • Drug biotransformation
    • Analysis of drugs
    • Treatment approaches to the poisoned or overdosed patient

    Earning a Master’s Degree Online

    Each course is conducted online and is made up of specific topic modules. Most modules contain course notes supplemented with images, animations, and case studies, as well as step-by-step instructions for gearing up and accessing UF library materials and e-journals. Students have 24/7 access to course modules, which are released over the duration of the UF semester, enabling them to work at their own pace to meet course deadlines.

    Assessment is continuous throughout the semester. Grades are based on the successful completion of a written assignment at the end of each module. Some courses also include timed multiple choice quizzes and self tests. Assignment due dates and other important dates are provided on a course calendar. Students interact with teaching assistants, course instructors, and each other, using private course e-mail, discussion boards, and live chat sessions.

    Students can register for one or more courses each semester. All programs are conducted fully online. Learn More

    Graduate Certificate

    The Clinical Toxicology graduate certificate is designed to make it easier for working professionals to advance their professional knowledge and careers. The program specifically targets general toxicology, epidemiology and biostatistics in clinical toxicology, and an in-depth look at toxic substances.

    The 15-credit graduate certificate can be completed in as little as one year. Credits from the graduate certificate can later be transferred toward that online master’s degree in clinical toxicology, if admitted.

    Admissions

    Master’s Degree Admission Requirements

    The minimum requirements to apply to the program as a master’s degree student are:

    • A baccalaureate degree in a natural science subject from an accredited institution.
    • An upper-division GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    • Acceptable GRE scores.

    Graduate Certificate Admission Requirements

    The minimum requirements to apply to the program as a graduate certificate student are:

    • A baccalaureate degree in a natural science subject from an accredited institution.
    • An upper-division GPA of 2.0 or higher.

    Non-Degree Admission Requirements

    The minimum requirements to apply to the program as a non-degree seeking student are:

    • A baccalaureate degree in a natural science subject from an accredited institution.
    • An upper-division GPA of 2.0 or higher.

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

    Medical Physiology Tuition Information

    UF’s medical physiology graduate program offers competitive in-state tuition for all students, regardless of location.

    Application Fee: $37

    Cost per Credit Hour: $625 plus fees (Effective Spring 2019)

    Credits Required for Master’s Degree: 32

    Credits Required for Graduate Certificate: 15

    Total Master’s Degree Tuition: $20,000 plus fees

    Total Graduate Certificate Tuition: $9,375 plus fees

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

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