The University of Florida’s College of Pharmacy is ranked the No. 1 pharmacy school in Florida, and in the top 5 nationally according to the US News & World Report.

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Master’s Degree

The M.S. program is fully online and requires students to take a total of 30 credit hours. The program is tailored to working professionals who want to further their education without uprooting their lives.

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Graduate Certificate

Students can take their career one step further with the online graduate certificate program. With just 9 credit hours required students can successfully earn a certificate in precision medicine at their own pace.

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The non-degree enrollment option allows students to earn degree credits that are transferrable while they are debating whether to take graduate courses. Students will need to have up to four(4) credits completed before they can transfer.

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Who Should Consider the Program?

Students in precision medicine come from various different professional backgrounds such as physicians, pharmacists and nurses, as well as, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and PARADIGM T32 scholars.

Job Outlook and Possibilities

The knowledge provided in our graduate certificate and master’s degree programs include important foundational information, as well as, applications of pharmacogenetic and genomic information into patient care. These programs can enable graduates to be candidates for positions focused in precision medicine in:

  • The private/industry sector
  • Public/academic sector
  • Regulatory sector or retail/hospital
  • Pharmacy/patient care sector

6 Things to Know About Our Program

Top-5 University and College

You will earn a degree or certificate from one of U.S. News & World Report’s Top 5-ranked public universities and Top 5-ranked pharmacy college.

Esteemed Faculty

Certificate courses are taught by faculty in the UF Colleges of Pharmacy, Medicine and Public Health and Health Professions.

Credits are Transferable

Credit hours earned through this certificate can be applied to a planned Master’s Degree in Pharmacy with a Concentration in Personalized Medicine from UF.

Completely Online

The program format allows for students to take classes from anywhere with a 100% online format.

No GRE Required!

Starting for fall 2020 admission, the GRE is no longer required.

EEP & State Tuition Waiver

This certificate does not accept EEP or State Tuition Waiver

 Master's Degree
(non-thesis program)
Graduate Certificate
Focus in Genomics or Clinical Pharmacogenomics
Non- Degree
Minimum Length of Time2 years1 year1-2 semesters
Maximum Length of TimeFlexible: Up to 7 yearsFlexible: Up to 7 yearsN/A
Credit Hours309 Up to 4
Tuition$448.73 / credit hour plus fees
Tuition fees average $14,534.40 plus additional fees
$448.73 / credit hour plus fees
Tuition fees average $4,038.57 plus additional fees
$448.73 / credit hour plus fees
Admissions RequirementsBachelor’s degree (science-related)
3.0 upper-division GPA
Bachelor’s degree (science-related)
2.0 upper-division GPA
No GRE required
Bachelor’s degree in science
Credential/ Credit EarnedMaster of Science Pharmaceutical Sciences, with a concentration in Personalized MedicineGraduate Certificate in Precision MedicineCourse completion and final grade recorded on UF academic transcript. Credits earned are eligible for transfer to other institutions.