Forensic Science Online Graduate Program

Join a Top-Ranked Forensic Science Program

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.

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Forensic Science at a glance

Spring 2024

Application Deadline

The master’s and graduate certificate’s application deadline is November 13, 2023. Non-degree applications are due by Dec. 4.

Credit Hours

Program Structure

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.

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Career Options

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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Forensic Science Informational Webinar

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.

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How to Apply


Mandatory Department Application

Complete the application intent form once you are ready to begin the application process.


Complete UF Application

Once you have indicated your interest in the program and semester, start your UF graduate application.


Send Transcripts

Once you have applied to the program, send over your transcripts so you can be considered for the program.


Send Test Scores

If applicable, make sure you send in all test scores (such as TOEFL) so your application can be processed.