2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    Feb 24, 2020  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Anatomical Sciences Graduate Certificate ♦

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.


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

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:


  • 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
Domestic Applicants - Jul 15 Dec 1 Apr 15
International Applicants - - - -
International Transfer Applicants - - - -
*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.

Contact Info

Graduate Program

Patrick Pabian DPT
Telephone: 407-823-3470
HPA 1 256

Graduate Admissions

Keri Corbett
Telephone: 407-823-2766
Millican Hall 230
Online Application
Graduate Admissions

Mailing Address
UCF College of Graduate Studies
Millican Hall 230
PO Box 160112
Orlando, FL 32816-0112

Institution Codes
GRE: 5233
TOEFL: 5233
ETS PPI: 5233