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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 Medical Physiology with a specialization in Cardiovascular/Renal Physiology, students must have:

  • A Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) degree from one of the institutional accreditors (or four-year international equivalent) found at https://admissions.ufl.edu/apply/graduate/accreditation
  • A strong science foundation with a minimum of five full-semester 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

Up to, but no more than, 4 credit hours of coursework taken as a UF non-degree student can be applied toward the Graduate Certificate in Medical Physiology. Up to, but no more than, 6 credit hours of coursework taken as a UF non-degree student can be applied toward the Graduate Certificate in Medical Physiology with a specialization in Cardiovascular/Renal Physiology. Coursework from another university cannot be accepted for credit toward 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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Learn More About the Program

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