Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for either the certificate or master’s degree programs:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • GPA of 3.0 or better for overall undergraduate studies
  • GPA of 3.0 or better for all upper-division undergraduate work
  • Submit a UF application and pay the application fee
  • Submit a statement of goals
  • Submit a current resume

Additionally, applicants for the master’s program must:

  • Earn suitable scores on the General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) – Minimum GRE requirements: 156 verbal and 146 quantitative GRE score
  • Submit three letters of recommendation

It is an applicant’s duty to ensure that the materials he/she submits for the application packet are complete, accurate, display his/her full potential as a prospective admitted student, and are submitted by the application deadline. Complete applications are reviewed holistically by the admissions committee. Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Professional and respectful treatment of admissions and other staff members, faculty and administrators is required.  Unprofessional or disrespectful treatment will result in denial of admission.

Have a question? See if someone else has asked the same question on our FAQ page.

To help you complete your application, review the application checklist.


Application Deadlines:

Fall Semester:
July 1
Spring Semester:
November 1
Summer Semester:
April 1




Financial Assistance

Financial aid may be available for full-time and part-time students enrolled in a UF CJC Online master’s program. To be eligible for financial aid, students must demonstrate financial need as determined by results from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). For more information, visit our financial aid page or refer to the UF Financial Aid Office for specific questions.

Federal financial aid is not available for certificate students. If a certificate student applies to a UF CJC Online master’s program and is accepted, he or she is then eligible to apply for financial assistance.

UF CJC Online programs are not eligible for graduate assistantships, Employee Education Program (EEP), fellowships, scholarships, state tuition waiver, or the Santa Fe College waiver (Florida).


Application Deadlines

Fall Semester
July 1

Spring Semester
November 1

Summer Semester
April 20



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