Cognitive Health


This graduate certificate will provide healthcare professionals with a solid foundation in the neurosciences and the application of neurological principles to the management of cognitive decline. The courses provide content related to neurological function including an introduction to how the brain learns and tools for memory enhancement, identifying toxins that lead to memory loss, exploring assessment instruments designed to measure cognitive decline and a discussion of emerging brain fitness therapies.

The Graduate Certificate in Brain Fitness and Memory Management offers the opportunity for professionals involved in health care delivery to begin the transition to understanding the broad spectrum of issues involved cognitive decline and neurological disease. For students that have an interest in enhancing healthcare delivery, this certificate provides the necessary coursework to successfully understand and incorporate neurological principles into patient care.

Course Location/Delivery

The Certificate is offered at the Tampa campus.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have an advanced degree in the biomedical sciences from a regionally accredited institution.

Application Process

To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.




12 credit hours.


None available.

Time Limit for Completion of Certificate

Per University Policy, all Certificates have a five year time limit; however, the approximate time to complete the Certificate is three years.

Credit toward Graduate Degree

Up to 12 hours of certificate course credits may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval.

Standardized Tests

GRE and MCAT scores can be used to demonstrate qualitative and quantitative skills, but are not required for admission into the certificate program.

International students must submit a TOEFL score when English is not the native language. A minimum score of 550 on the paper-based test or 79 on the web-based test is required. MCAT or GRE or equivalent optional.


Michael Barber

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