Admissions Requirements

Master’s Minimum Requirements

For All Applicants (Domestic and International)

  1. A baccalaureate degree in a science subject from a regionally accredited institution. If your bachelor’s degree is not in a natural science subject, please email: onlinepm@cop.ufl.edu
  2. An upper-division GPA of 3.0 or higher. To calculate what your upper-division GPA is, please use the Upper Division GPA Worksheet.
  3. A statement of purpose must be submitted. There is a section for this information in the UF graduate application (step 2 of the application instructions).
  4. A current resume or CV, in MS Word or PDF format. The file is to be attached as part of the UF graduate application.

For International Applicants Only

The English language skill requirements for admission

TOEFL Exam TypeRequired Score
Paper-based550
Computer-based213
Internet80


Certificate Minimum Requirements

For All (Domestic and International) Applicants

  1. A baccalaureate degree in a science subject from an accredited institution. If your bachelor’s degree is not in a natural science subject, please email: onlinepm@cop.ufl.edu
  2. An upper-division GPA of 2.0 or higher. To calculate what your upper-division GPA is, please use the Upper Division GPA Worksheet.
  3. A statement of purpose must be submitted. There is a section for this information in the UF graduate application (step 2 of the application instructions).
  4. A current resume or CV, in MS Word or PDF format. The file is to be attached as part of the UF graduate application.

For International Applicants Only

  1. The English language skill requirements for admission
TOEFL Exam TypeRequired Score
Paper-based550
Computer-based213
Internet80

Non-Degree Minimum Requirements

For All (Domestic and International) Applicants

  1. A baccalaureate degree in a natural science subject from an accredited institution. If your bachelor’s degree is not in a natural science subject, please email: onlinepm@cop.ufl.edu
  2. An upper-division GPA of 2.0 (C grade) or better

Additional Non-Degree Minimum Requirements: For International Students Only

The English language skill requirements for admission:

If your native language is not English, or if you graduated with a bachelor’s degree from a non-English speaking country, you will need to take and submit your TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or other Graduate Council approved English language skills test scores.

Non-English speaking countries are those which are not included in the Graduate School’s list of English speaking countries.

To be admitted as a non-degree seeking student, the applicant must score the following on the TOEFL:

TOEFL Exam TypeRequired Score
Paper-based550
Computer-based213
Internet80

Restrictions:

  • A maximum of four (4) credits can be taken as a non-degree seeking student.
  • A student who is already admitted to the University of Florida must contact us before an application is submitted.