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  • Why enroll as a non-degree seeking student?

    If you are interested in learning more about a particular subject or want to explore online learning with UF before committing to a graduate program, enrolling as a non-degree seeking student will allow you to experience our online platform and gain valuable knowledge.

    How many credits are available?

    You may take up to 6 credits as a non-degree seeking student prior to being admitted to either the graduate certificate or master’s degree program. A new non-degree application is required for each new term, but there is no application fee for non-degree seeking students.

    To transfer up to 6 credits to the master’s degree or graduate certificate in forensic science, you must be admitted into either graduate program and earn a grade of “B” or higher in the course(s). Being a non-degree seeking student does not guarantee acceptance into the master’s degree or graduate certificate programs.

    What are the admission requirements?

    • A bachelor’s degree in a natural science subject from one of the institutional accreditors (or international equivalent) found in the “Accreditation” section at
    • An upper-division GPA of 2.0 or higher
    • Your TOEFL scores (international applicants only)
    • The GRE is not required!

    If you would like more information about admission requirements, please visit the admissions page.

    How much will it cost?

    Tuition is $575 per credit hour plus fees*. Some courses may require textbooks.

    *Tuition may increase to $625 per credit hour beginning this spring.

    At a Glance

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