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Pharmaceutical Sciences (Forensic DNA and Serology)

University of Florida

12 months
Duration
30134 USD/year
30134 USD/year
12740 USD/year
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About

The Pharmaceutical Sciences (Forensic DNA and Serology) is provided by the College of Pharmacy at University of Florida. It is structured to provide the student with a strong foundation in serology, blood spatter interpretation, molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics and the theory of DNA analysis.

Overview

The Pharmaceutical Sciences (Forensic DNA and Serology) is provided by the College of Pharmacy. It is structured to provide the student with a strong foundation in serology, blood spatter interpretation, molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics and the theory of DNA analysis. You can start with a course or two, then continue on to earn the full master's degree later.

The programme

The Pharmaceutical Sciences (Forensic DNA and Serology) program delivered by University of Florida is designed to meet the guidelines set out by the FBI National Standards education requirements for DNA Technical Leaders and Supervisors. This program may be of interest to those currently working or seeking employment in the following areas:

  • Law enforcement agencies
  • Military services
  • Medical professions
  • Crime laboratories
  • High school and College science teachers

Upon completion of the program, your diploma will state Master of Science in Pharmacy issued by the Graduate School of the University of Florida. Your transcripts will read Master of Science in Pharmacy, graduation date, major Pharmaceutical Sciences, concentration Forensic DNA and Serology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biological Evidence and Serology
  • Blood Distribution and Spatter
  • Applied Statistics for Data Analysis
  • Laboratory QA/QC
  • Forensic Analysis of DNA
  • Forensic Immunology
  • Forensic Genetics
  • Principles of Nucleotide Activity
  • Metabolic Biochemistry
  • Mammalian Molecular Biology
  • Literature Survey of DNA and Serology
  • Special Topics in DNA and Serology (on location in Gainesville)

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

32 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
150 (verbal)
150 (quantitative)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in any academic discipline (Pharmacy background not required) from a regionally accredited institution
  • 3.0 or better GPA in upper division undergraduate coursework
  • 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).
  • A current resume or CV, in MS Word or PDF format. The file may be emailed to dess@ahc.ufl.edu or attached as part of the UF graduate application.
  • Acceptable Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score*
  • 150 verbal / 150 quantitative; 300 combined

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30134 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30134 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    30134 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30134 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12740 USD per year during 12 months.

Funding

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