Medical Anatomy & Physiology
This online graduate certificate will provide an understanding of human anatomy and physiology at a level required for clinical medicine.
The teaching faculty for this graduate certificate are members of the Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology and the Department of Physiology and Functional Genomics, at the University of Florida, with several clinical departments providing faculty with specialized clinical insight. The certificate, course and section coordinators are the following:
Yehia Daaka, Ph.D., Haskell Hess Professor and Chair, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Certificate Program Director.
William Dunn Ph.D., Professor, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Executive Director of Florida Anatomical Board, joint course coordinator of Medical Histology, GMS 5630.
Kyle Rarey, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology is the lecturer and course coordinator of both Medical Anatomy, GMS 5605 and of Medical Anatomy Laboratory, GMS 5606L.
Bruce Stevens Ph.D., Professor of Physiology and Functional Genomics. Course coordinator of the human physiology course Principles of Physiology GMS 6400C; Gastrointestinal section coordinator and lecturer.
Chris Baylis, Ph.D., Professor of Physiology and Functional Genomics, Professor of Medicine, Director of the University of Florida Hypertension Center. Renal and Integrated section coordinator and lecturer in the human physiology course Principles of Physiology GMS 6400C.
Kirk Conrad M.D., Professor of Physiology and Functional Genomics, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology is coordinator and lecturer of the Endocrine section of Principles of Physiology, GMS 6400C.
Peter Sayeski Ph.D., Professor of Physiology and Functional Genomics is coordinator and lecturer of the Pulmonary section of Principles of Physiology, GMS 6400C.
Tuition is $550.00 per credit hour plus fees.
Students will also be expected to pay university fees, such as the Capital Improvement Trust Fund fee and technology fees, which amount to approximately $12 per credit hour. More information can be found at: http://www.fa.ufl.edu/bursar/current-students/
This program requires a BA or BS degree and a strong science foundation with at least five full semester courses related to biology, chemistry and/or physics.
Requirements for Graduation
In order to be awarded the certificate, students must have earned a minimum grade of C on all coursework with an average GPA of 3.0 or higher.