Anatomical Sciences Graduate Certificate

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College : Health and Public Affairs Degree :CRT
Department : Health Professions Option : N/A
Program Websites : https://www2.cohpa.ucf.edu/hp/

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Anatomical Sciences Graduate Certificate provides students with coursework to become an effective anatomist in higher education fields related to health and medical sciences. The program provides a depth of understanding of the anatomical sciences and substantial hands-on experience in the gross anatomy laboratory. The amount and level of coursework offers students the rigorous training to develop distinct expertise in anatomy knowledge, dissection technique, and instruction requisite for careers as an anatomist in health or medical science education.

CURRICULUM

The graduate certificate in Anatomical Sciences requires 22 credit hours of courses.
Total Credit Hours Required:
22 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree

Required Courses—22 Credit Hours 

  • PHT 6115C Gross Anatomy/Neuroscience I (6 credit hours)
  • PHT 6118C Gross Anatomy/Neuroscience II (6 credit hours)
  • PHT 6510 Administration of Anatomical Science Laboratory (1 credit hour)
  • PHT 6119L Seminar in Anatomical Sciences Techniques (2 credit hours)
  • ZOO 5758C Vertebrate Histology (4 credit hours)
  • BSC 5665 Clinical Embryology and Congenital Malformations (3 credit hours) 

Application Requirements

Admission is open to those with a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution. An application to the graduate certificate program and official transcripts must be submitted. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.

Admission is open to those who have completed a graduate program in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, or other related health or medical science-related discipline. Alternatively, those with a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution and having earned a GPA of at least 3.5 in the following pre-requisite coursework will be considered:

Pre-requisites 

  • Anatomy or Anatomy & Physiology (8 credits total with labs)
  • Physics (8 credits total with labs)
  • Biology (6 credits minimum)
  • Chemistry (6 credits minimum)

Application Deadlines

Anatomical Sciences Graduate Certificate *Fall Priority Fall Spring Summer
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*Applicants who plan to enroll full time in a degree program and who wish to be considered for university fellowships or assistantships should apply by the Fall Priority date.

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