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Wildlife Forensic Sciences & Conservation

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Online Graduate Certificate Program

The University of Florida’s online graduate certificate program in Wildlife Forensic Sciences is comprised of three, 3-credit courses and is provided by the University of Florida College of Medicine. The program is aimed at working professionals and academic students in the area of wildlife conservation, ecology, and animal protection.  This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Wildlife conservation officers
  • Game and fish officers
  • Individuals involved in NGO wildlife conservation programs
  • Crime scene analysts
  • Law enforcement officials
  • Forensic investigators
  • Academic students

On completion of the 9-credit certificate program, students will receive a University of Florida Certificate in Wildlife Forensic Sciences. This certificate program is open to appropriately qualified local, national, and international students.

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Applicants must have an earned bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited US institution, or equivalent.  Four year degree in the natural sciences, biology, chemistry, criminal justice, or forensic science.