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Online Medical Physiology Program

  • Graduate Certificate

    UF’s online graduate certificates in Medical Physiology, and Medical Physiology with a specialization in Cardiovascular/Renal Physiology are online programs ideal for busy working professionals or students. The certificates are aimed at those applying to medical, nursing, or physician assistant schools, or preparing for exams such as the MCAT or National Boards. Extra preparation and pursuits during your gap year can build a lifetime of opportunity.

    To learn more about each certificate focus and the type of online courses that are required, choose one of the certificate options below:

    Earning a Graduate Certificate Online

    UF’s online graduate program can be completed at your own pace in as little as one year. The online format is designed to accommodate personal and professional schedules. Earning a graduate certificate in physiology enables you to quickly enhance your knowledge online with specific topic modules, supplemented with tools such as images, animations, cases 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 e-email, discussion boards, and live chat sessions.

    Non-Degree Seeking Student

    Students who are not ready to pursue a graduate certificate can enroll in graduate courses as a non-degree seeking student. This is an excellent way to strengthen skills in a specific topic and ease into the online graduate learning experience. Non-degree seeking students will also have the option to transfer credits to the graduate certificate later, if admitted and if a grade of “B” or higher is earned.

    What you should know when enrolling as a non-degree seeking student:

    Admissions

    Graduate Certificate Admission Requirements

    The minimum requirements to apply to the program as a graduate certificate student are:

    • A bachelor’s degree in science from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or Canada
    • A strong science foundation with a minimum of five full semesters of courses related to biology, chemistry, and/or physics
    • 2.0 upper-division GPA

    Non-Degree Admission Requirements

    The minimum requirements to apply to the program as a non-degree seeking student are:

    • A bachelor’s degree in science from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or Canada
    • A strong science foundation with a minimum of five full semesters of courses related to biology, chemistry, and/or physics
    • 2.0 upper-division GPA

    For more information about requirements, exceptions, and applying with a non-U.S. degree, visit the admissions page.

    Medical Physiology Tuition Information

    UF’s medical physiology graduate program offers competitive in-state tuition for all students, regardless of location.

    Application Fee: $37*

    Cost per Credit Hour: $550 plus fees

    Credits Required for Graduate Certificate: 9 to 14 credits**

    Total Master’s Degree Tuitionn: $6,600 to $7,700** plus fees

    For more information about the costs of attendance and financial aid, visit the tuition page.

    * there is no application fee for non-degree seeking students.

    **Amount varies depending on graduate certificate specialization.

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