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Graduate Certificate in Veterinary Forensic Science


The University of Florida's online graduate certificate program in Veterinary Forensic Sciences is comprised of five 3-credit courses and is provided by the University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine in partnership with the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA).

This is the only program of its type in the United States, and quite possibly the world. The unique nature of this program is because of its emphasis on the application of forensic science and medicine to veterinary medicine and animal related crimes including animal cruelty cases.

The program is aimed at professionals working in the forensic medicine and veterinary science fields. This includes, but is not limited to:

•    Practicing veterinarians
•    Veterinary technicians
•    Individuals involved in shelter medicine operations
•    Animal control officers
•    Law enforcement officials
•    Forensic investigators

Program: Graduate Certificate (Certificate) Length: 15 Credits, 1 year
Delivery: Web Requirements: Computer Requirements
College: The College of Veterinary Medicine
Department: Veterinary Forensics
Admissions: Admissions Information
Jason Byrd Ph.D.
tel: (352) 293-2693
Veterinary Medicine
University of Florida
P.O.Box 100484
Gainesville, FL 32611-0484

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