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Master of Science in Pharmacy / Forensic Science

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Pharmacy with a concentration in Forensic Science covers topics such as forensic medicine, forensic anthropology, drug analysis, toxicology, entomology, criminalistics, environmental forensics, biological evidence, blood spatter, and forensic DNA analysis.  Students can choose elective courses based on their personal interests and professional goals.  This major may be of particular use to individuals who are currently working in or seeking employment in areas such as crime laboratories, medical examiner’s offices, police departments, criminal defense and prosecution attorneys, hospital and clinical chemistry laboratories, the pharmaceutical industry, and as high school science teachers.

Requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree in a science subject from a regionally accredited institution
  • An upper-division GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • GRE test scores

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.