Medical Anatomy & Physiology Online Graduate Certificate

This online graduate certificate will provide an understanding of human anatomy and physiology at a level required for clinical medicine.

Who Should Take This Certificate?

  • Students preparing for:
    • Medical School
    • Dental School
    • Physician Assistant School
    • Nursing School
  • Medical Professionals
  • College Instructors


Core Anatomy, Required – complete all 3 Credits Available
3 Fall, Spring, Summer
3 Fall, Spring, Summer
3 Fall, Spring, Summer
Core Physiology Course Set, Required – Students can choose to take GMS 6440 (1 credit) and a minimum of two additional courses (totaling at least 5 credits) listed below. Credits Available
1 Fall, Spring, Summer
2 Fall, Spring, Summer
3 Fall, Spring, Summer
3 Fall, Spring, Summer
3 Fall, Spring, Summer
2 Fall, Spring, Summer


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:

Kyle Rarey, PhD

Professor, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology. Course coordinator for GMS 5605 Medical Anatomy and GMS 5606L Medical Anatomy Laboratory.

Kyle Rarey, PhD



Tuition is $550.00 per credit hour.

Students will also be expected to pay university fees, such as the Capital Improvement Trust Fund fee and technology fees, which amount to approximately $36 per credit hour. More information can be found at:

The program does not currently accept Employee Education Program (EEP) 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.

Critical Dates

Fall 2024

  • June 18 – Courses open for registration
  • July 22 – Certificate application final deadline- all materials (transcripts, etc) must be received by this date
  • July 22 – Readmission deadline
  • July 29 – Non-degree application deadline
  • August 22 – Classes begin