The Graduate Certificate in Pathology offers a thorough study in human pathology using on-ground, traditional, hands-on and clinically-relevant learning tools. This certificate is targeted to students seeking to improve their academic credentials for future careers in biomedical careers or education.
The Certificate is offered on the Tampa campus.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.
Coursework in General Biology, General Chemistry and General Physics
11 credit hours are required for the certificate. There are nine hours of required core classes.
- GMS 6323 – Pathology Case Studies 1 (3)
- GMS 6326 –Pathology Case Studies 4 (3)
- GMS 6700 – Forensic Pathology (3)
Please select one of the following courses:
- GMS 6324 – Pathology Case Studies 2 (2)
- GMS 6601 – Introduction to Laboratory Medicine (2)
Time Limit for Completion of Certificate
The certificate can be completed in two years.
Credit toward Graduate Degree
Course credits earned in the certificate may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval.
GRE or MCAT are not required for admission to the certificate program. However, the GRE or MCAT is required for admission to the graduate degree programs. International students must submit a TOEFL score when English is not the native language.
Patricia Kruk, PhD