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 July 25th, 2022. The Non-Degree seeking applications deadline is August 1st, 2022.
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
Check out our on-demand version of our Feb. 23rd informational webinar and introduction to the Forensic Science Online Graduate Program. Learn about the M.S. in DNA and Serology concentration from Instructional Associate Professor Nancy Toffolo and alumnus Joseph Pasternak. Attendees will also receive an overview of the program including admissions, tuition and fees and program benefits.
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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.