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
- GMS 5605: Medical Human Anatomy (3 credits)
- GMS 5606L: Medical Anatomy Laboratory (3 credits)
- GMS 5630: Medical Histology (4 credits)
- GMS 6400C: Principles of Medical Physiology (6 credits)
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:
Haskell Hess Professor and Chair, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Certificate Program Director.
Professor, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, course coordinator of Medical Histology, GMS 5630.
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.
Professor of Physiology and Functional Genomics. Course coordinator of the human physiology course Principles of Physiology GMS 6400C; Gastrointestinal section coordinator
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.
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.
Students will also be expected to pay university fees, such as the Capital Improvement Trust Fund fee and technology fees, which amount to approximately $13 per credit hour. More information can be found at: http://www.fa.ufl.edu/bursar/current-students/
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.
- October 28 – Courses open for registration
- November 18 – Certificate application final deadline- all materials (transcripts, etc) must be received by this date
- November 18 – Readmission deadline
- December 16 – Non-degree application deadline
- January 6 – Classes begin