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Programs and Their Requirements and Contact Information

Program Requirements and Contact Information

Fisher School of Accounting

Accounting - 3/2 MAcc/BSAc (non-thesis only)
This is an integrated, five-year, 150-hour program that leads to the joint award of a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Accounting. Students design an individualized plan of study with courses in financial accounting, auditing, taxation, and cost and managerial accounting. This program is for students seeking a professional accounting career. Completion fulfills the state's requirements to take the CPA examination to practice in Florida.
Admission Criteria
Contact: Dominique DeSantiago, (352) 273-0200, dom.desantiago@warrington.ufl.edu

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Agricultural Education and Communication - BS/MS
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE; 3.2 GPA
Contact: Dr. Ricky Telg, rwtelg@ufl.edu

Agricultural Operations Management - BS/MS
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE; 3.3 GPA
Contact: Robin Snyder, (352) 392-1864 ext. 116, rsnyder@ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Animal Sciences - BS/MS
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE; 3.2 GPA
Contact: Dr. Joel Brendemuhl, brendj@ufl.edu

Entomology and Nematology - BS/MS
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE (or 500 GMAT); 3.5 GPA
Contact:
Overlapping credits: 12

Family, Youth and Community Sciences - BS/MS and BS/MFYCS
Admission Criteria: 1150 GRE; 3.2 GPA
Contact: Jennifer Gove, (352) 273-3551, jennerg@iufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences - BS/MS or MFAS (BS degree in another discipline)
Students must find a faculty member in the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences to serve as their graduate adviser. A written agreement must be approved by both the undergraduate adviser and the future FAS adviser. To count for the MS or MFAS degree, FAS courses must be taken at the graduate level.
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE; 3.2 GPA
Contact: Dr. Chuck Cichra, fish@ifas.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Food and Resource Economics - BS/MS
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE; 3.2 GPA
Contact: Sherry Larkin slarkin@ufl.edu or Jessica Herman jherman@ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: up to 15 credit hours. Specific courses will be determined by the undergraduate and graduate program offices.

Forest Resources and Conservation - BSFRC/MFRC or MS
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE; 3.2 GPA
Contact: Dr. George Blakeslee, (352) 846-0845, gb4stree@ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Natural Resource Conservation - BSFRC/MFRC or MS
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE; 3.2 GPA
Contact: Dr. George Blakeslee, (352) 846-0845, gb4stree@ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Golf and Sports Turf Management - BS/MS
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE; 3.2 GPA
Contact: Dr. Michael Kane, micropro@ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Landscape and Nursery Horticulture - BS/MS
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE; 3.2 GPA
Contact: Dr. Charles Guy, clguy@ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Microbiology and Cell Science - 4/1 BS/MS
The program is a 4/1 program because students may be awarded both a B.S. and an M.S. (non-thesis) within a five-year period. This program is offered by the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, but students majoring in microbiology and cell science in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are also eligible.
Admission Criteria: 1100 combined verbal and quantitative GRE; 3.2 GPA on all upper-division courses
Contact: Dr. James Preston, jpreston@ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Plant Science and Plant Pathology - BS/MS
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE; 3.2 GPA
Contact: Dr. Jeffrey Rollins, rollinsj@ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Soil and Water Science - BS/MS
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE; 3.2 GPA
Contact: Andrew V. Ogram, (352) 392-1951 ext. 211, aogram@ufl.edu
Overlapping Credits: 12

Rinker School of Construction Management

Building Construction
Admission Criteria: 300 GRE; 3.4 upper-division GPA; complete all 3000-level BCN courses
Contact: R. Edward Minchin, (352) 273-1153, minch@ufl.edu
Overlapping credit: 12

Warrington College of Business Administration

Business Administration, major in Entrepreneurship - MSE
Through a stimulating curriculum and transformational experiential learning opportunities, this one-year, intensive program equips promising entrepreneurs with the skills and savvy to plan, launch and sustain innovative ventures on their terms.
Admission Criteria: Adequate GMAT score; 3.2 minimum GPA
Contact: Laura Johnson, (352) 273-0337, MSE@warrington.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 2-10

Business Administration, major in International Business - MAIB
This one-year degree allows UF business majors or minors to enhance their undergraduate business education with an in-depth study of global business issues and trends. The MAIB allows curriculum flexibility and incorporates practical global business components with a required European or Latin American study tour and optional participation in an international exchange program.
Admission Criteria: Adequate GMAT or GRE score; 3.2 minimum GPA
Contact: Ana Portocarrero, (352) 273-0343, ana.portocarrero@warrington.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 2-12

Business Administration, major in Management - MSM
This degree provides nonbusiness majors the opportunity to combine knowledge from other academic disciplines with functional business applications to create a dynamic skillset in demand by employers in business and nonbusiness industries.
Admission Criteria: Adequate GMAT or GRE score; 3.2 minimum GPA
Contact: Jane McNulty, (352) 273-0344, msm@warrington.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 2-12

Finance, Master of Science - MSF
Students have the opportunity to study finance at the second-year MBA level. Courses cover nearly all areas of finance, including derivative securities, fixed income markets, equity valuation, international finance and real estate finance. With early application students can receive their undergraduate and graduate degrees in four years. The best time to apply is two years before the undergraduate degree would be received.
Admission Criteria: 465 GMAT (650+ average); 3.0 GPA (3.5+ average)
Contact: Kelly Herring, (352) 392-9249, kelly.herring@warrington.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 2-12

Information Systems and Operations Management - BS/MS (non-thesis only)
This program develops the computing, quantitative and applications skills vital to a business problem-solving setting.
Admission Criteria: 465 GMAT or 1000 GRE; 3.0 GPA
Contact: Chandra Hardy, (352) 846-1370, chandra.hardy@warrington.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12-16

Real Estate, Master of Science - MSRE (non-thesis only)
The MSRE thrives on innovation, a dynamic student body and significant interaction with high-level working professionals and nationally recognized professors. The program is a unique combination of theory and practice that will enhance the student's commercial real estate education and develop professional skills. Undergraduate students from any college/major may apply. Prior coursework in accounting, business, economics, finance or statistics is preferred but not required.
Admission Criteria: 465 GMAT (600+ average); 3.0 GPA (3.4+ average). Admission is based on a number of factors, including GMAT and academic record.
Contact: Pam DeMichele, (352) 273-0310, pam.demichele@warrington.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 2-12

College of Design, Construction and Planning

Interior Design - BS/MS
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE; 3.2 GPA
Contact: Dr. Maruja Torres-Antonini, (352) 392-0252 ext. 335, mta@dcp.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Landscape Architecture
Available to students in the Bachelor of Sustainability and the Built Environment program
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE; 3.2 GPA
Contact: Tina Gurucharri, (352) 392-6098, guruch@ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 9

Urban and Regional Planning
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE; 3.2 GPA
Contact: Stanley Latimer, (352) 392-0997 ext. 434, latimer@geoplan.ufl.edu or elittes@ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 21 (9 of the 21 hours can be taken in home department)

College of Engineering

Aerospace Engineering - BSAE/ME or MS
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE; 3.3 GPA
Contact: Dr. Chen-Chi Hsu, (352) 392-7738, cch@aero.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 6

Biological Engineering - BS/ME
Admission Criteria: 4EG; 3.30 GPA; completion of pre-engineering courses and 20 credits of the biological engineering core
Contact: Robin Snyder, (352) 392-1864 ext. 116, rsnyder@ufl.edu

Biomedical Engineering (Materials Science and Engineering, Biological Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Electrical Engineering) - BSMSE/MS or ME; BSABE/MS or ME; BSCHE/MS or ME; BSEE/MS or ME
Admission Criteria: GRE scores acceptable to the BME department; 3.3 GPA
Contact: Tifiny McDonald, (352) 273-9321, gso@bme.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 9-12

Chemical Engineering - BS/MS
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE; 3.3 upper division GPA, 3.2 GPA in chemical engineering courses; 6 ECH-prefixed core courses
Contact: Dr. Spyros Svoronos, (352) 392-0881, svoronos@ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Civil Engineering - BS/ME or MS
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE; 3.3 upper-division GPA
Contact: Robert J. Thieke, (352) 392-9537, rthie@ce.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 6

Computer Engineering - BSCEN/ME or MS (thesis or non-thesis)
Admission Criteria: Junior status; 1100 GRE; 3.3 GPA; completion of 3 of 4 core courses: CDA 3101; COP 3503 or 3504; COP 3530; COT 3100
Contact: CISE department, (352) 392-1090
Overlapping credits: 12

Digital Arts and Sciences - BS/MS
Admission Criteria: Junior status; 1100 GRE; 3.3 GPA; a portfolio; 3.3 minimum GPA on 3 of 4 core courses: CDA 3101; COP 3503 or 3504; COP 3530; COT 3100
Contact: CISE Department, 405 Computer Scinece and Engineering, (352) 392-1090
Overlapping credits: 12

Electrical and Computer Engineering - BSEE/ME or MS
Admission Criteria: 1200 GRE; 3.3 upper-division GPA
Contact: Jose Lema, (352) 392-9758, office@graduate.ece.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 6-12

Environmental Engineering - BS/ME
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE or passing score on the Fundamentals of Engineering exam; 3.30 GPA
Contact: Graduate Coordinator, (352) 392-8450, academicoffice@ees.ufl.edu Overlapping credits: 12

Industrial and Systems Engineering - BSISE/MSM or MBA
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE; 3.0 upper-division GPA
Contact: Cynthia Blunt, (352) 392-1464 ext. 2026, blunt@ise.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 10

Materials Science and Engineering - BSMSE/MS or ME
Admission Criteria: Acceptable GRE score used in the context of a holistic credential review; 3.5 GPA
Contact: Martha MacDonald, (352) 846-3312, advising@mse.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Mechanical Engineering - BSME/ME or MS
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE; 3.3 GPA
Contact: Dr. Chen-Chi Hsu, (352) 392-7738, cch@aero.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 6

Nuclear and Radiological Engineering - BSNE/MS or ME
Admission Criteria: 1200 GRE; 3.6 GPA
Contact: Martha MacDonald, (352) 846-3312, advising@mse.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Nuclear Engineering Science - BSNES/MS or ME
Admission Criteria: 1200 GRE; 3.6 GPA
Contact: Martha MacDonald, (352) 846-3312, advising@mse.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

College of Health and Human Performance

Health Education and Behavior - BS/MS (non-thesis only)
Admission Criteria: Competitive GRE score; 3.2 UF GPA
Contact: Holly T. Moses, (352) 392-0583 ext. 1288, hmoses@hhp.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Recreation, Parks and Tourism - BSRPT/MSRPT
Admission Criteria: Competitive GRE score; 3.2 GPA; completion of LEI 3140, LEI 3400, LEI 3705; 3 credit option-specific course (i.e., LEI 4311/LEI 3360/LEI 3301, etc.), 3 credit cognate course with a minimum grade of B on first attempt
Contact: Stephen Holland, (352) 392-4042, TRSMGRAD@hhp.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Sport Management - BSSPM/MSSPM
Admission Criteria: Competitive GRE score; 3.2 overall GPA with a 3.0 critical-tracking GPA; completion of EME 2040, FIN 3403, SPM 2000, SPM 3204 and MAN 3025 with minimum grades of B on first attempt
Contact: Stephen Holland, (352) 392-4042, TRSMGRAD@hhp.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

College of Journalism and Mass Communication

Advertising - BS Advertising/M.Adv. Advertising
Admission Criteria: 1000 GRE, minimum 550 GRE Verbal; 3.2 GPA
Contact: Dr. John Sutherland, (352) 392-4046, jsutherland@jou.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Journalism - Online Media, Health Communication or International Communications - BS Journalism/MA Mass Communication
Admission Criteria: 1000 GRE; 3.2 GPA
Contact: Dr. Cory Armstrong, (352) 392-0847, carmstrong@jou.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Telecommunication - MAMC
Admission Criteria: GRE 1100, minimum 550 GRE Verbal; 3.2 GPA
Contact: Dr. David Ostroff, (352) 392-0463, dostroff@ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Botany - BS/MS (thesis or non-thesis)
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE; 3.2 GPA
Contact: Terry Lucansky, (352) 392-7927, lucansky@botany.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Computer Science - BS/MS (LS) (thesis or non-thesis)
Joint program in the colleges of Engineering and Liberal Arts and Sciences, coordinated by the Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering. Students must be consistent between the B.S. and M.S. degrees: Liberal Arts students CANNOT pursue the M.S. in Engineering and Engineering students CANNOT pursue the M.S. in Liberal Arts while in the combined-degree program.
Admission Criteria: Junior status; 1100 GRE; 3.3 GPA; completion of 3 of the 4: CDA 3101, CIS 3020, COP 3530, COT 3100.
Contact: CISE department, (352) 392-1090
Overlapping credits: 12

French - BA/MA
Admission Criteria: 1200 GRE; 3.2 GPA
Contact: Dr. Sylvie Blum, (352) 273-3771, sylblum@ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Geography - BA or BS/MA or MS
Admission Criteria: 1200 GRE; 3.2 GPA
Contact: Joann Mossa, (352) 392-0494, mossa@geog.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Geology - BS or BA/MS or MA
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE; 3.2 GPA; 24 credits at UF; minimum 20 credits of geology courses with 3.5 GPA
Contact: Dr. Michael Perfit, (352) 392-2128 or 392-2231, perfit@geology.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

History - BA/MA (non-thesis only)
Admission Criteria: 1050 GRE; 3.25 GPA
Contact: Howard Louthan, (352) 392-0271 ext. 254, louthan@history.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 8

International Relations (Political Science) - BA/MA
Admission Criteria: 1200 GRE; 3.7 GPA; completion of 24 credits at UF, 12 of which must be political science courses
Contact: Aida A. Hozic, (352) 273-2396, hozic@ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Latin American Studies - BA or BS (various fields) / MALAS
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE; 3.5 GPA; at least 12 credits of 3000-4000 level Latin American-content courses with at least 25% Latin American content (including at least one LAS 4935); intermediate proficiency in Spanish, Portuguese or Haitian Creole (as determined by a standardized exam, individual assessment by UF faculty or coursework - i.e., Spanish through SPN 2240, Portuguese through POR 3242 or Haitian Creole through HAI 2200)
Contact: Dr. Richmond Brown, (352) 273-4708, rfbrown@latam.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Linguistics - BA/MA
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE; 3.25 GPA
Contact: Edith Kaan, (352) 392-0639 ext. 229, kaan@ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Mathematics - BS or BA/MA or MS (non-thesis only)
Admission Criteria: 1000 GRE; 3.25 GPA
Contact: Rick Smith, (352) 392-0281, rs@ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Philosophy - BA/MA
Admission Criteria: 1200 GRE combined quantitative and verbal sections; 3.2 cumulative GPA; 3.5 GPA in all philosophy courses
Contact: Chuang Liu, (352) 392-2084, grad.coord@phil.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Physics - BS or BA/MS
Admission Criteria: 1200 GRE; 600 Phyisics GRE; 3.5 upper-division GPA
Contact: Dr. Selman Hershfieldc, (352) 392-9387, selman@phys.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Political Science - BA/MA
Admission Criteria: 1200 GRE; 3.7 GPA; completion of 24 credits at UF, 12 of which must be political science courses
Contact: Aida A. Hozic, (352) 273-2396, hozic@ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Portuguese - BA/MA (thesis or non-thesis)
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE; 3.2 GPA
Contact: Charles Perrone, (352) 392-2100, perrone@ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Religion - BA/MA
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE; 3.0 GPA; letter of purpose
Contact: Dr. Richard Foltz, (352) 392-1625 ext. 236, rfoltz@ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Russian - BA/MA (thesis or non-thesis)
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE; 3.2 GPA
Contact: Michael Gorham, (352) 392-2101, mgorham@germslav.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Sociology - BA/MA
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE; 3.2 GPA
Contact: Marian Borg, (352) 392-0251 ext. 236, mborg@soc.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Spanish - BA/MA
Admission Criteria: 1200 GRE; 3.5 GPA
Contact: Greg Moreland, (352) 392-2016 ext. 240, moreland@ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

Statistics - BA or BS/MStat (non-thesis only)
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE; 3.2 GPA
Contact: Demetris Athienitis, (352) 273-2972 athienit@ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 15

Women's Studies - BA/MA
Admission Criteria: 1100 GRE; 3.2 GPA; complete WST 3015
Contact: Kendal Board, (352) 392-0251 x 257, kendal@soc.ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 12

School of Natural Resources and Environment

Environmental Science and Interdisciplinary Ecology - BS/MS (non-thesis)
Admission Criteria: 300 GRE; 3.3 GPA
Contact: Dr. Thomas Frazer, (352) 392-9230, frazer@ufl.edu
Overlapping credits: 9

College of Public Health and Health Professions

Public Health - BHS/MPH
Qualified students with any undergraduate major can pursue a master's degree in public health. Students complete 15 credits of public health core courses as an undergraduate and then complete the remaining 33 credits after admission to graduate school. Students select a concentration in public health management and policy, social and behavioral sciences, epidemiology, biostatistics or environmental health.
Admission Criteria: Acceptable GRE score; 3.2 GPA; completion of APK 2105C, BSC 2007 or 2010, PSY 2012, STA 2023, advanced psychology (abnormal or developmental) and any additional prerequisites (depends on concentration).
Contact: Dr. Stephanie Hanson, (352) 273-6377, shanson@phhp.ufl.edu.
Overlapping credits: 15

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