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Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Forensic Drug Chemistry is designed to provide students with a strong base of knowledge in analytical techniques, drug pharmacology, forensic drug chemistry, expert testimony, QA/QC procedures, and drug synthesis.  The classes that students take while enrolled in the Certificate in Forensic Drug Chemistry program span topics such as Forensic Toxicology, Medicinal Chemistry of Drugs of Abuse, Pharmaceutical Analysis, and Synthetic Medicinal Chemistry. The program is all-encompassing in its offering of forensic pharmacology, drug synthesis, expert testimony, and quality assistance & quality control procedures.

Requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree in a natural science subject from an accredited institution
  • An upper-division GPA of 2.0 or higher

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Restrictions

UF is partially authorized for residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, and Washington. States pending authorization include: Kansas, Michigan, New York, and Oregon.

Distance education programs in allied health professions, counseling, education, nursing, social work, and veterinary medicine may require additional approval from state licensing agencies or boards. Out-of-state students who are considering applying to a professional program should contact the licensing agency or board in their state prior to enrollment.