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Online Master of Science in Forensic Medicine

Our fully-online program in Forensic Medicine is designed for students and working professionals seeking to apply medical knowledge to the investigation of crime.

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Explore the Curriculum

The 37-credit, thesis-optional program provides a comprehensive education in Forensic Medicine. Courses include Artifacts of Decomposition, Trauma Analysis, and Forensic Anthropology. Each is also offered as a non-credit CE option.

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Why Online?

UF’s fully-online program offers working professionals the opportunity to earn an advanced degree in Forensic Medicine from anywhere in the world. Learn more about our admissions requirements and application process.

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Online Graduate Program in Forensic Medicine

UF’s online Master of Science in Forensic Medicine is the first fully-online advanced degree in forensic medicine. Offered through the College of Medicine and the Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine via the William R. Maples Center for Forensic Medicine, the online Master of Science in Forensic Medicine provides worldwide access to a high-quality UF education. Students and professionals now have the opportunity to develop their skills and apply medical knowledge to the investigation of crimes – all from anywhere in the world. The 37-credit program offer both thesis and non-thesis options and can be completed in 2-3 years.

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At A Glance

  • Master's Degree
    (37 Credit Hours)
  • Non-Degree Courses
    (Transfer up to 6 Credit Hours)


  • $575 per Credit Hour
    ($22,598 Total)
  • $35 Application Fee

Application Procedure

  • Complete the Department Form
  • Complete the UF Graduate School Application
  • Send your transcripts
  • Send your test scores

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