Graduate Certificate

The clinical toxicology graduate certificate is composed of five, three credit courses tailored towards working professionals.


Time

The graduate certificate in clinical toxicology can be completed in 15 credits. Most students take 1.5 to 2 years to complete the program but have up to seven years to complete.

Credentials

Upon completion of the 15-credit certificate program, students will receive a University of Florida Certificate in Clinical Toxicology. This certificate program is open to appropriately qualified local, national and international students.

Format

Classes are designed for the working professional and taught completely online allowing students to work and take classes at the same time.

Tuition

Tuition is $575 per credit hour plus fees. A graduate certificate will costs $8,625 plus fees.

The certificate is aimed at professionals working in poison control centers, hospitals and emergency departments. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Pharmacists
  • Nurses
  • Physicians
  • Physicians assistants
  • Emergency medical assistants
  • First responders, including EMTs

Advanced Career Opportunities

You can make yourself a more in-demand asset in the workplace while expanding your knowledge base with a graduate certificate in clinical toxicology. Potential career advancement opportunities include medical scientist, biochemist, biophysicist, epidemiologist and statistician.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, each of these occupations enjoys a higher median salary and occupational growth rate when compared to the average of U.S. professions overall.

Career opportunities in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields are rapidly growing and changing. By completing an online clinical toxicology graduate program from the University of Florida, you can diversify your career options and make yourself a more versatile and in-demand asset in the workforce.

Potential careers for individuals with a graduate certificate or degree in clinical toxicology include medical scientist, biochemist, biophysicist, epidemiologist and statistician. Like many careers in the STEM fields, each of these occupations enjoys a higher median salary and occupational growth rate when compared to the average of U.S. professions overall.