Clinical & Translational Science Certificate

PhD Students

This certificate offers MS and PhD students the opportunity to develop skills for a translational science career in a variety of areas including academia, industry, biotech and government.

Eligibility Requirements

All registered UF doctoral students from partner graduate programs in the following colleges are eligible to apply to the Clinical and Translational Science (CTS) certificate:

  • Agricultural & Life Sciences
  • Dentistry
  • Engineering
  • Fine Arts
  • Health & Human Performance
  • Journalism & Communications
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy
  • Public Health & Health Professions
  • Veterinary Medicine

Program Requirements

The CTS certificate is earned by completing the following from the CTS courses:

  • CTS core curriculum (8 credits)
  • Electives (3 credits)
    • Courses in translational research methods, team science and research ethics
    • CTS Curriculum

Apply Now

  • Before registering for the first course, students will need to be admitted to the certificate program
  • For new students, apply here
  • For currently enrolled students, apply here
  • Once you are enrolled in the certificate program, complete the CTS Certificate Application and notify us by emailing

Potential candidates are encouraged to contact the program with any questions: