Mandatory Department Application
To obtain an MSP in Pharmaceutical Sciences with a concentration in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, participants must be admitted as MS students by the UF College administering the program.
Applications and all application materials must be received by the final application deadline for the semester you are applying to.
Please contact email@example.com with any questions regarding the application or related procedures.
Please fill out the form below if you are interested in applying to the University of Florida for a master's degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Complete the UF Graduate ApplicationWhen completing and submitting the application, please note the following important information for each section of the application:
- Keep the username and password that you create in order to log in and edit your application before submission.
Submitting the Online ApplicationPersonal Information
- Provide all of the requested Personal Information.
- International Applicants:
- You must enter your Surname and Given name in the Passport Name section even if you do not have a passport.
- If you are a permanent resident alien and/or reside in the United States, you must provide your resident alien number and upload a copy of your permanent resident alien card directly to the application.
- Accurately answer and report all information in the Conduct Disclosure section.
Application Information & Program of StudyFollow the instructions below to make the correct selections for the degree you are applying for:
- In the Location dropdown, select Distance Education.
- In the Program of Study section, click or search College of Pharmacy. From the expanded selection, choose:
- Pharmaceutical Sciences with a concentration in Pharmaceutical Chemistry
- Choose the term you are applying for from the dropdown. Applicants applying for Summer admission must select Summer A/C.
- Review your selection in the Program Display and verify that it is correct before moving to the next application step. If you need to amend your selection, choose Re-Select Program.
- Fill out the Additional Information section with the following:
- Under Concentration, choose the dropdown option Pharmaceutical Chemistry
- Leave the Program Specialization field blank
- In the Department Contact Name field, type HSC DESS Admissions Team
- Report your Undergraduate Major.
- Enter all of the colleges or universities you have attended. Accurately report the degree, and degree date, you earned.
- Upload your unofficial transcripts for each school, if you have them.
- Note- If you are offered admission based on unofficial transcripts you will still be required to submit official transcripts to prevent a hold on your student record. (instructions for sending official transcripts are on Step Three).
- Although we consider both the overall and upper-division GPA for all applicants, the upper-division GPA must be reported on the UF Graduate Application. Use the instructions on the application, and this worksheet, to calculate and accurately report your upper-division GPA. It is extremely important to accurately report your degree(s) and upper-division GPA. Failure to do so can cause processing delays and may negatively impact your application upon review.
- Report past and/or planned activities in this section, including pertinent work experience.
- The GRE is required for all applicants and should be selected on this page with the exception of applicants that hold a graduate or professional degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution.
- International applicants that are required to provide English proficiency test scores, should select the test that they have, or plan to, take to meet this requirement.
- The statement of purpose and resume/CV are not required to be considered for admission. However, if you do not meet one or more of the minimum application requirements (upper-division GPA below 3.0, GRE scores 297 or other requirements as outlined on our admission requirements page) it is strongly recommended that you submit them for our review. Please upload these documents to the application prior to submission. Otherwise, you may upload a statement indicating that these materials are not required.
- If your upper-division GPA is below a 3.0, it is strongly recommended that you upload these materials to your application.
- Letters of recommendation are not required and are not considered or reviewed in the admission decision process.
- Enter your residency information. The residency of our students has no bearing on tuition cost for our program, but this information is required by the University of Florida.
- If you are a non-Florida resident, check the appropriate box.
- If you are a Florida resident, fully complete the Residency Information section, including the numbers and original issue dates for two of the following three identifying documents.
Documents may be directly uploaded to the application:
- Driver's License
- Vehicle Registration
- Voter Registration
- The $37 application fee must be paid with the submission of the online application in order for the application to be submitted.
- Add @ufl.edu to your ‘safe list’ on your email account. If you receive any emails from UF regarding your application, you must respond.
Test Score Information
Additional Questions (Statement of Purpose & Resume/CV)
Letters of Recommendation
Domestic Applicant Transcript Requirement
Applications may be reviewed on the basis of unofficial transcripts. You should upload your unofficial transcripts in the “Academic Background” Section of your application. If your bachelor’s degree is not yet conferred at the time of application or if unofficial transcripts are the basis of your admission decision- You must submit original, official transcripts to the University of Florida Office of admissions no later than the start of registration for your second semester. Failure to submit the required documents will result in a credentials hold on your record and the inability to register for future coursework.
Submitting Domestic Transcripts:
All students must have transcripts sent to the Office of Admission for all college coursework completed. Unofficial transcripts may be submitted at the time of application, but official, sealed transcripts must be submitted before the start of registration for the second semester. The transcripts sent should correlate to the schools listed on your application (Step 2).
Former University of Florida (UF) students who haven't attended any school after UF do not need to request transcripts.
Domestic transcripts can be sent via post or electronically. Request transcripts from every school that you reported on the UF Graduate Application in Step 2.
Send transcripts via post to the following address:
University of Florida
Office of Admissions
201 Criser Hall – PO Box 114000
Gainesville, FL 32611-4000
Send electronic transcripts directly FROM the institution TO the UF Office of Admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The institution must use one of the following verified companies to submit transcripts or the transcripts cannot be considered valid and official:
Parchment, Faster, National Student Clearinghouse, Transcripts Plus, Credential Solutions, or E-script/Scrip-Safe.
If one of these companies cannot be used transcripts must be sent via post.
International Applicant Transcript Requirement
Transcript/Mark Sheet and Diploma/Degree Certificate
Graduate applicants must submit an official, original document in the native language of each transcript/mark sheet and diploma/degree certificate from each university or college attended. If the native language for the documents is not English, certified, exact literal English translations are required. The English translation may come from your university or may be completed by a certified translator. Original documents are strongly preferred, however, if you cannot send originals we can accept the WES ICAP evaluation. We cannot accept the WES evaluation report or any other evaluations from other credential services.
For applicants that do not need any of their documents returned, use the following instructions.
All academic credentials sent using these instructions become property of the university. They will not be returned to you or forwarded to a third party. Credentials of applicants who do not enroll will be destroyed.
Request official, original transcripts from every school that you reported on the UF Graduate Application in Step 2 and have them sent to the following address.
University of Florida
Office of Admissions
201 Criser Hall – PO Box 114000
Gainesville, FL 32611-4000
For applicants who need any of their documents returned, use the following instructions.
We must have your original diploma verifying that the degrees reported were earned. Your transcript/mark sheet and diploma/degree certificate with English translations (if the native language is not English) should be assembled by you and sent to the address below in one package. If you would like your transcript/mark sheet and diploma/degree certificate returned to you, you must provide a return shipping label and return packaging in the package that you send. You must also include this checklist, filled out, in the package that you send containing your documents.
We keep your documents locked and safe until after your application materials are processed and an application decision can be made. Once the documents are reviewed, we will send them back to you via the label and packaging that you provide. While the University of Florida handles all documents with care, we are not responsible for documents that are lost or damaged in the mail.
Packages that include documents to be returned must be sent to:
University of Florida
Attn: Entrepreneurial Programs
2046 NE Waldo Rd, Rm 2200
Gainesville FL 32609
The GRE Requirement
The GRE is required for all applications unless you have earned a previous graduate or professional degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution (see details under GRE Exemption).
We require a 297 total GRE score with a 153 in the Verbal section and a 144 in the Quantitative section. We do not require the writing portion of the GRE nor it is reviewed.
We recommend taking the exam no later than the early application deadline for the semester you are applying for. Once you've taken the computer based GRE and requested your scores to be sent, it takes 10-14 business days for the scores to arrive to the University of Florida. Including processing time, it can take up to 4 weeks for scores to be paired to your application once you have taken the exam. Please take this into account when you schedule your GRE.
An exemption for the GRE may be granted if you have earned a previous graduate or professional degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution. If you have a graduate or professional degree from an international institution, you must take and submit GRE scores. There is no exception.
If you are earning a graduate level degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution but will not have it completed by the application deadline for the term you applied for, you are not exempt from the GRE.
Having the GRE sent to the University of Florida
You must have ETS (Educational Testing Service) send your official GRE test scores directly to the UF Office of Admissions at code 5812. No department code should be selected.
GRE scores remain active for five years. If you have not taken the GRE within this five year time limit, you must retake the exam.
- Only official, sealed scores, direct from ETS, are acceptable. Self-reported scores, unsealed copies of score reports, expired scores, or photocopies of score reports cannot be accepted.
- Including processing time, it can take up to 4 weeks for GRE scores to be paired to an application once requested.
The English Language Skill Requirement
If your native language is not English, or if you graduated with a bachelor's degree from a non-English speaking country, you will need to take and submit your TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or other Graduate Council approved English language skills test scores.
Non-English speaking countries are those which are not included in the Graduate School's list of English speaking countries.
Having the TOEFL or English Language Test sent to the University of Florida
All applicants must have ETS (Educational Testing Service) send their official TOEFL test scores directly to the UF Office of Admissions at code 5812. No department code should be selected.
- Only official, sealed scores, direct from ETS, are acceptable. Self-reported scores, unsealed copies of score reports or photocopies of score reports cannot be accepted as official final documents.
Minimum TOEFL Scores Required
To be considered for the master's degree, the applicant must score the following on the TOEFL:
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