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Graduate Certificate in Forensic Toxicology


The University of Florida's online graduate certificate* program in Forensic Toxicology is comprised of five three-credit courses and has been designed to meet the needs of today's working professionals. The program, which is provided by the Department of Physiological Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine focuses on general and advanced principles of toxicology, forensic toxicology and Drug Biotransformation & Molecular Mechanisms of Toxicity providing a strong working background in analytical techniques, pharmacokinetics, drug elimination and toxicology and is novel in featuring modules in forensic pharmacology, doping control, postmortem toxicology, expert testimony and QA/QC procedures.

This program may be of interest to those currently working or seeking employment in the following areas:

  • Crime laboratories
  • Medical Examiners Offices
  • Police departments
  • Criminal defense and prosecution attorneys
  • Hospital and Clinical Chemistry Laboratories
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • High school science teachers

Program: Graduate Certificate (Certificate) Length: 5 courses (15 credits)
Delivery: Web Requirements: Computer Requirements
College: The College of Veterinary Medicine
Department: Online Forensic Science
Admissions: Starting dates in January, May and August. Admissions Information
Prerequisites: Undergraduate degree in a science subject with a GPA of 2.0 or better.
Veterinary Medicine
Microbiology & Cell Science
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611

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