Apply to the Certificate in Psychiatric Epidemiology

Are you ready to apply to the Department of Epidemiology? All applicants to our certificate programs must apply to and be accepted by the UF Office of Admissions.

Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or equivalent degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Satisfactory conduct record

Steps to Apply

Step 1: Complete the UF online Application for Certificate Admissions

  • Apply using either the currently enrolled UF student application or the non-UF student application.
  • Specify the correct program information in the application:
    • Certificate Level: Graduate
    • College: Public Health and Health Professions
    • Certificate Program: Psychiatric Epidemiology
    • Currently enrolled students: Please make sure to select PBH_GCT07-CPE under Concentration.

Step 2: Transcripts Upload and Test Scores

  • Upload official transcripts for each previous degree. Unofficial transcripts are accepted until the official ones arrive, expediting your application processing at the Office of Admissions.
    • International applicants should also upload an unofficial degree certificate for each previous degree received.
    • International applicants should ensure that documents not originally in English are accompanied by a literal English translation.

Electronic transcripts (via Parchment, National Student Clearinghouse, or eScrip) should be sent to The Department of Epidemiology doesn’t track submissions to the Office of Admissions. Check your application status on the portal. For inquiries, contact the Office of Admissions at 352-392-1365 or through the contact form.

Mail official documents (transcripts, IELTS scores) to:

  • University of Florida
  • Office of Admissions
  • 201 Criser Hall
  • PO Box 114000
  • Gainesville, FL 32611-4000

Step 3: Additional Questions Section

  • Complete the “Activities” portion of the application as thoroughly as possible. This will significantly speed up the processing of your application at the Office of Admissions.
  • Upload appropriate proof of Florida residency, if applicable.
  • Pay the non-refundable application fee ($30, plus a $7 credit card processing fee). The application fee is required of all students applying to a certificate program, including current and former UF students. The application fee may only be paid by credit card on the UF online certificate application.
  • Arrange to have official transcripts sent from each previous institution attended. International applicants must also send official degree certificates and English translations, if applicable.