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.
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.
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.
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.
Licensed pharmacists can hone their clinical skills with contact hours of CPE and earn a pharmacogenomics certificate.
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
You will earn a degree or certificate from one of U.S. News & World Report’s Top 10-ranked public universities and Top 5-ranked pharmacy college.
Certificate courses are taught by faculty in the UF Colleges of Pharmacy, Medicine and Public Health and Health Professions.
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.
The program format allows for students to take classes from anywhere with a 100% online format.
Starting for fall 2020 admission, the GRE is no longer required.
This certificate does not accept EEP or State Tuition Waiver
|Graduate Certificate |
Focus in Genomics or Clinical Pharmacogenomics
|Minimum Length of Time||2 years||1 year||1-2 semesters|
|Maximum Length of Time||Flexible: Up to 7 years||Flexible: Up to 7 years||N/A|
|Credit Hours||30||9||Up to 4|
|Tuition||$425/ credit hour plus fees|
Tuition fees average $12,750 plus additional fees
|$425/ credit hour plus fees|
Tuition fees average $3,852 plus additional fees
|$425/ credit hour plus fees|
|Admissions Requirements||Bachelor’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 Earned||Master of Science Pharmaceutical Sciences, with a concentration in Personalized Medicine||Graduate Certificate in Precision Medicine||Course completion and final grade recorded on UF academic transcript. Credits earned are eligible for transfer to other institutions.|