2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    Apr 14, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Anatomical Sciences Graduate Certificate

College: Health Professions and Sciences Degree: CRT
Department: Kinesiology and Physical Therapy
Program Websites: https://healthprofessions.ucf.edu/graduate/

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 a minimum of 20 credit hours of courses. This consists of four core courses (18 credit hours) plus one elective course (2-4 credit hours). 

Total Credit Hours Required: 20 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor’s Degree

Elective Courses: 2-4 credit hours

Students must choose at least one of the following courses (minimum 2 credits).

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 have earned a GPA of at least 3.5 in the following pre-requisite coursework will be considered:


  • Anatomy or Anatomy and 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       Apr 1
International 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

Jennifer Yuhas
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