Certificate in Forensic DNA & Serology
The University of Florida's online graduate certificate program in Forensic DNA and Serology is comprised of five three-credit courses and has been designed to meet the needs of today's working professionals. This program, which is provided by the University of Florida College of Pharmacy is structured to provide the student with a strong foundation in Serology, Nucleic acid chemistry, the theory of DNA analysis, blood spatter analysis, and interpretation of biological evidence. These courses, which can be taken individually, as well as this program may be of interest to those currently working or seeking employment in the following areas:
- Law enforcement agencies
- Military services
- Medical Personnel
On completion of the 15-credit certificate program students will receive a University of Florida Certificate in Forensic DNA and Serology. This certificate program is open to appropriately qualified local, national, and international students.
For more information about the Faculty for this program click here.
The certificate program is novel in featuring modules in Biological fluid identification, blood spatter analysis and interpretation of biological evidence. These courses, which can be taken individually, may be of particular interest to law enforcement agents, military personnel, medical personnel, science teachers and college instructors, and students wishing to enter the field of forensic DNA and Serology.
We are now accepting applications for the Fall 2013 term. For further information, please contact us.
|Certificate in Forensic DNA and Serology||Spring||Summer||Fall|
|PHA 6853||Biological Evidence and Serology||credits: 3||x||x|
|PHA 6856||Blood Distribution and Spatter||credits: 3||x||x|
|PHA 6851||Forensic Analysis of DNA||credits: 3||x||x||x|
|VME 6766||Laboratory QA/QC||credits: 3||x||x||x|
|PHA 6852||Mammalian Molecular Biology||credits: 3||x||x|
Course Syllabus Catalog
The general course policies and the most recent course syllabus catalog are available as a PDF for download here.
Students taking UF Forensic Science courses will also be granted online access to UF's Health Center Libraries.