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Pharmaceutical Sciences (Forensic Science)

University of Florida

M.Sc. Online
24 months
Duration
30134 USD/year
30134 USD/year
12740 USD/year
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About

The Pharmaceutical Sciences (Forensic Science) at University of Florida is provided by the College of Pharmacy. It consists of 18 credits of required courses and a further 14 credits of electives covering a wide range of forensic disciplines.

Overview

The Pharmaceutical Sciences (Forensic Science) at University of Florida is provided by the College of Pharmacy. It consists of 18 credits of required courses and a further 14 credits of electives covering a wide range of forensic disciplines. Please note, of the 14 elective credits required for the degree, at least 4 credits need to be a PHA course number. Courses in forensic medicine, forensic anthropology, drug analysis, toxicology, entomology, criminalistics, environmental forensics, biological evidence, blood spatter and forensic DNA analysis are available.

The programme

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

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 Science.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biological Evidence and Serology
  • Principles of Forensic Science
  • Forensic Toxicology 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

32 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
150 (verbal)
150 (quantitative)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

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

  • International

    30134 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30134 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    30134 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30134 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    12740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12740 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Pharmaceutical Sciences (Forensic Science)
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University of Florida

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