Online Master’s Degrees

In addition to an in-depth exploration of the specialization of your choosing, our online master’s degrees provide a strong foundation in forensic science, data analysis and laboratory QA/QC.

Overview of Online Master’s Program

Our forensic science online master’s degree offers four specialized concentrations:

*Note the Forensic Toxicology concentration is provided by the College of Veterinary Medicine. Graduates from this online program will earn Master of Science with a major in Veterinary Medical Sciences. The diploma will read Master of Science issued by the Graduate School.

Program Details


Online M.S. degrees require 32 credit hours. Most students complete the online graduate degree within 2-3 years, but you have up to 7 years to complete the program.


Online M.S. graduates earn a Master of Science in Pharmacy with a major in Pharmaceutical Sciences issued by the Graduate School of the University of Florida.


These programs are offered entirely online with asynchronous elements and can be completed anywhere, at your own pace.


The University of Florida is proud to offer one of the most competitive tuition rates among online programs in pharmacy. Some courses may require textbooks.

Advanced Career Opportunities

Our comprehensive program allows you to diversify your career options and make yourself a more versatile and in-demand asset in the workforce. Potential career opportunities include working in medical examiner’s offices, hospitals, clinical chemistry laboratories and law enforcement agencies. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, many jobs in forensic science enjoy a higher median salary and occupational growth rate compared to all other professions in the United States.

Earning a Master’s Degree Online

As a working professional, the program provides flexibility to work within busy schedules at your own pace. Completing a master’s degree in forensic science online is a fast and convenient way to pursue your educational and career goals. At UF, each course is made up of specific topic modules, supplemented with tools such as images, animations, case studies and step-by-step instructions for gearing up and accessing UF library materials and e-journals. Students interact with teaching assistants, course instructors, and each other, using private course email, discussion boards and live chat sessions.