University of Florida clinical toxicology distance education program

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Clinical Toxicology Distance Education Program
University of Florida
Director Dr. Ian Tebbett, Ph.D.
Location Gainesville, Florida
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The University of Florida’s (UF) online clinical toxicology distance education programs cater to working professionals, including physicians, nurses, physician’s assistants, first responders, and poison control center professionals. The programs focus on toxicants, drugs of abuse, drug analysis, and biotransformation, as well as the treatment of poisoned or overdosed patients. Classes are taught by internationally recognized faculty with expertise in clinical toxicology, medicine, pharmacy, and pharmacology.

Each course within UF’s program is conducted online and is made up of specific topic modules. Most modules contain course notes supplemented with images, animations, and case studies. Students are provided constant access to course modules, which are released over the duration of the UF semester.

Founded 2010
Degree programs 1
Certificate programs 1

Degree and certificate programs currently offered[edit]

UF currently offers one Master of Science (MS) program and one graduate certificate in clinical toxicology.

Degree programs[edit]

Certificate programs[edit]

Degree programs[edit]

Master of Science in Clinical Toxicology[edit]

The clinical toxicology master's degree program consists of 32 credits and is designed for health science professionals who wish to advance their knowledge in the medical and toxicological principles of toxicants, drugs of abuse, drug biotransformation, analysis of drugs, and treatment approaches to the poisoned or overdosed patient.

Common student backgrounds: poison control center professionals, pharmacists, nurses, physicians, physician’s assistants, emergency medical assistants, and first responders.

Certificate programs[edit]

Clinical Toxicology[edit]

The certificate in clinical toxicology is provided by the UF College of Pharmacy. The certificate is considered a graduate level certificate or a post bachelor graduate certificate. It consists of 15 credits offered entirely online. The certificate is designed to give health science professionals a background in the medical and toxicological principles of toxicants commonly encountered in poison control centers and emergency departments. A bachelor degree in a health, health related or science related field is required before prospective students can enter the certificate program.


  • Program director Dr. Ian Tebbett, Ph.D., was awarded the Irving Award by American Distance Education Consortium (ADEC) in 2011[1] and the 2010 Outstanding Leadership Award by the U.S. Distance Learning Association.[2]

About the University of Florida[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ University of Florida, Forensic Science Distance Education Programs. Retrieved July 3, 2012.
  2. ^ University of Florida, "UF pharmacy professor recognized as an outstanding leader in distance learning". Retrieved July 3, 2012.
  3. ^ University of Florida, Pharmaceutical Chemistry Online. Retrieved July 3, 2012.
  4. ^ University of Florida, Pharmaceutical Chemistry Distance Education Programs - Program Benefits. Retrieved July 3, 2012.
  5. ^ University of Florida, Facts and Rankings. Retrieved July 3, 2012.

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