Online Veterinary Forensic Sciences

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Master of Science Comprehensive program prepares students for animal crime scene processing, handling and interpreting forensic evidence, and other skills that will help secure justice for victims of animal cruelty.

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Graduate Certificate Broaden your career opportunities while developing the expertise to investigate crimes against animals.

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Nondegree Courses Interested in a particular subject? Enrolling as a non-degree seeking student allows you to experience UF’s online courses in veterinary forensic sciences without committing to a graduate program.

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The UF online Veterinary Forensic Sciences Graduate Program is designed for local, national, and international professionals in forensic medicine and veterinary science fields. Professionals at all levels will benefit from this program, as well as master’s-level students in forensic sciences, biology, zoology, wildlife, and natural resource conservation fields.

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Fall 2024July 15, 2024
Spring 2025November 15, 2024
Summer 2025April 1, 2025

Through this program, students will learn how to process animal crime scenes, handle and interpret evidence, and recognize animal abuse, along with other skills that are vital to obtaining justice for abused animals.

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Online Master’s Degree

The 30-credit online Master of Science in Veterinary Forensic Sciences prepares students for veterinary forensics in the field, as well as teaching them animal law, pathology, and more to advance their career.

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Graduate Certificate

Online Graduate Certificate

The five 3-credit courses in the online Graduate Certificate in Veterinary Forensic Sciences help professionals gain qualifications for work in veterinary forensic sciences and further career advancement.

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