Forensic science is a diverse field that involves a wide range of skillsets. To complement this multi-faceted subject, the University of Florida offers multiple online graduate options that will allow you to focus on the areas of forensic science that interest you most. Tailored for working professionals, all of UF’s graduate programs are offered entirely online with asynchronous elements so they can be completed anywhere, at your own pace.
Forensic Science at a glance
The master’s and graduate certificate’s application deadline is November 13, 2023. Non-degree applications are due by Dec. 4.
Master’s degree must complete 32 credit hours for completion of the program. The graduate certificate can be completed in as little as one year, and all credits can transfer towards a Master’s.
Classes are offered fall, spring, & summer and students are accepted into the program year-round.
Hear how this program has helped our students excel in their careers and gain important knowledge.
Our comprehensive program allows you to diversify your career options and make yourself a more versatile and in-demand asset in the workforce.
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Features & Announcements
Register for an on-demand webinar covering the University of Florida's Forensic Science online graduate program. This webinar provided an overview of the online graduate program, including the available M.S. and graduate certificate options. We were joined by faculty member Christine Schlenker, M.S., for a presentation related to her Forensic DNA Analysis 1 & 2 courses.
As the director, Toffolo will lead four forensic science master’s degree concentrations and five graduate certificate programs. She will advise…
Forensic Science program alumnus & Instructional Associate Professor, Tate Yeatman, and the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office forensic team used…
Applications for the 2023 school year are open now. The deadline to apply is February 19th, 2023. We encourage our Latinx students to apply as soon…
How to Apply
Complete the application intent form once you are ready to begin the application process.
Once you have indicated your interest in the program and semester, start your UF graduate application.
Once you have applied to the program, send over your transcripts so you can be considered for the program.
If applicable, make sure you send in all test scores (such as TOEFL) so your application can be processed.