Certificate in Cancer
Biology, Epidemiology and Outcomes

This nine-credit program is designed to meet the educational needs of students and healthcare professionals interested in gaining a fundamental understanding of cancer biology, cancer risks and prevention activities, and the management of cancer and its impact on health outcomes. Individuals who may benefit from this program include those new to the oncology field and those who want to complement their existing studies with enhanced knowledge of oncology.

Requirements for Admission

  • Applicants for this graduate certificate must have earned a bachelor’s degree from an accredited US institution or equivalent.
  • The Certificate accepts current UF graduate students, interns, residents, fellows, and other healthcare professionals.
  • There are no prerequisites.
  • We are not currently accepting international students.

Requirements for Completion

In a nine-hour graduate certificate program composed of three 3‐hour courses, the student must earn nine of the credits after being admitted to the graduate certificate program. If a student has previously completed one of the three‐hour courses before enrollment in the program, these credits can be applied to the certificate program.

The courses are available only in person during the Fall & Spring semesters.

Timeframe for Completion

  • Within 3 years of initial enrollment

Suggested Semester by Semester Plan

  • Spring – GMS 6065
  • Fall – GMS 6812
  • Spring – PHC 7007

Currently enrolled UF graduate students can apply here. You will need your GatorLink username and password to apply.

For new students, apply here.

For questions, please get in touch with education@cancer.ufl.edu.

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