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 graduate options that will allow you to focus on the areas of forensic science that interest you most. Tailored for 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
Master’s and Graduate Certificate’s application deadline is July 26th. Non-Degree seeking applications deadline is August 2nd.
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.
You can transfer up to 6 credits earned as a non-degree seeking student to the master’s degree or graduate certificate in forensic science to continue your degree progression easily.
Features & Announcements
Dr. Donna Wielbo is the Director of Forensic Science Programs and Clinical Associate Professor in the department of Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Florida, College of Pharmacy.
Read ScienceDaily's article on the latest findings where a single fingerprint left at a crime scene could be used to determine whether someone has touched or ingested class A drugs.
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.