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Certificate Admissions

  • Certificate General Information

    Upon completion of the courses required for the certificate programs, students will receive a University of Florida certificate from the College of Medicine. Students must maintain a grade of C or better in all courses to be eligible to earn either certificate.

    Certificate Minimum Requirements: For All (Domestic and International) Applicants

    In order to apply for the University of Florida’s online graduate certificate in Medical Physiology or in Medical Physiology with a specialization in Cardiovascular/Renal Physiology, students must have:

    • A bachelor of arts (BA) or bachelor of science (BS) degree from an accredited institution
    • A strong science foundation with a minimum of five full semesters of courses related to biology, chemistry, and/or physics
    • An upper-division GPA of 2.0 (C grade) or better. To calculate what your upper-division GPA is, please use the following form: Upper Division GPA Worksheet.

    Additional Certificate Minimum Requirements: For International Applicants Only

    The English language skill requirements for admission:

    Transferring Course Credits

    Six credits of coursework taken as a UF non-degree student can be applied toward a certificate program. Coursework from another university cannot be accepted for credit toward a certificate. No more than six credits taken as a non-degree student can be applied towards a certificate.

    In order for the credits to be applied towards the certificate, the following criteria have to be met:

    • The student must be formally admitted to the certificate program.
    • The non-degree coursework grades must be a B grade or higher.
    • The coursework taken as a non-degree student must pertain to the certificate program the student is admitted to.

    Application Information

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