Online Anatomy Graduate Certificate Programs

These certificate programs provide premier graduate education to individuals with a baccalaureate degree to further their training to enter a professional health science program, to gain additional training to enter biomedical research, or to increase their anatomical and educational knowledge for their roles as science educators in secondary education, community colleges, and health professional schools.

Certificate Programs

ASE1
12 Credits

Anatomical Sciences Education

Offered jointly by the College of Medicine and the College of Education, this certificate program is designed for teachers in secondary education, anatomy instructors at community colleges, and others seeking post-baccalaureate education in the anatomical sciences.
 
MHA1
13 Credits

Medical Human Anatomy

Learn the anatomy through practical, clinically-relevant exercises instead of through rote memorization of tables of muscles and cells. Encompassing gross anatomy embryology, and microanatomy at the cellular level, this graduate certificate program offers a complete study of the anatomy of the human body.
 
VHD Dissector Pro
16 credits

Medical Anatomy & Physiology

Offered by the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology and the Department of Physiology and Functional Genomics, this certificate will help students develop an understanding of the integrated anatomy and physiology of the human body

Master Program

ASE1
32 Credits

Anatomical Sciences Education MS

This online, non-thesis MS program uniquely offers the flexibility of three paths of study that are centered on human medical anatomy: (1) education, (2) pre-professional, and (3) biomedical research. The educational path is crafted for teachers in secondary education, anatomy instructors at community colleges, and others seeking post-baccalaureate education in the anatomical sciences. The pre-professional path is designed for those students that would like to pursue an MD, DMD, DDS, or PA career. Finally, the biomedical path will train, as a first-step, students who are considering the pursuit of a career in medical research.

 

Frequently asked Questions

How long does it take to complete the certificate?
It is up to the student to decide how many courses to take per semester. Most students take one or two courses per semester. One course per semester would take four semesters.

Will my certificate say “online” or be different compared to a traditional on-campus certificate?
The certificate will not say “online” and it will be the same as a certificate earned on-campus.

Is this certificate 100% online? Will I have to come to campus?
All courses are 100% online and students are not required to come to campus.

Can I begin taking courses as a non-degree student, and then be formally admitted and receive a certificate?
Courses taken as a non-degree seeking student cannot be officially transferred into a certificate program. However, these courses can be used to satisfy course requirements. Please be aware that non-degree coursework will not show UF credit earned on the UF transcript. Therefore, when you complete the course and it is listed on your official transcript, Grade Points, Earned Hours, and Hours Carried will read zero. Those fields are only completed for UF degree seeking students.

Can I transfer credits to another university?
If you are currently earning a degree at another institution, it would be at their discretion whether credits could be transferred.

Is the certificate accredited?
All courses and certificates offered by the University of Florida are regionally accredited by SACS. More information is available here: http://sacs.aa.ufl.edu/

Can I start the certificate in any semester?
Yes, students can start in Fall, Spring or Summer.

How is testing done?
Testing is done via webcam by ProctorU.

Can I skip a semester?
UF has recently updated their “skipped term” policy to exclude the Summer term. Now students only need to reapply for admission if they have missed back to back Spring and Fall terms.

I live outside of the United States. Can I take this certificate?
Yes

 
 

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