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Center for Arts in Medicine

Arts In Medicine Online Graduate Program

Admissions / Dates & Deadlines

Application Deadlines

We recommend you submit your application materials as early as possible to avoid being wait-listed. Our cohorts include both MA (Master's) and GC (Graduate Certificate) students. Click here to review the application steps.

Fall Cohort 2022                                            Spring Cohort 2023
Early App: March 1, 2022                              Early App: August 1, 2022
Final App: April 15, 2022                               Final App: September 15, 2022
Classes Start: August 2022                          Classes Start: January 2023

What cohort should I apply for?

Spring (January) Cohort

  • All Spring Cohort students begin their core curriculum in early January.
  • The Spring Cohort is for MA GC in Arts in Medicine students.
  • Students may apply by August 1st or September 15th the year prior.
  • Spring Cohort MA students take 6 semesters minimum to complete 35 credits.
  • GC students take 3 semesters to complete 12 credits.

Fall (August) Cohort

  • All Fall Cohort students begin their core curriculum in mid-August.
  • The Fall Cohort is for MA or GC Arts in Medicine or GC Arts in Public Health (GC AiPH) students.
  • MA students that apply by March 1 can begin early by taking electives starting in April or July.
  • GC AiPH students that apply by March 1 can take a public health prerequisite in May the same year.
  • Fall Cohort MA students take 5 semesters minimum to complete 35 credits.
  • GC students take 3 semesters to complete 12 credits
When should I apply to join the Spring Cohort?

MA or GC in Arts in Medicine

August 1st: Early applications. Start core courses the following January.
September 15th: Final deadline. Start core courses the following January.

GC in Arts in Public Health

No Spring cohort for the GC AiPH program.

January admission decisions typically released in October.

When should I apply to join the Fall Cohort?

MA or GC in Arts in Medicine

March 1st: Early applications. MA students can start electives in April or June.
April 15th: Final deadline. MA students can start electives in June.
All MA and GC students start core courses in August.

GC in Arts in Public Health

March 1st: For applicants without an MPH degree or experience. Start public health prerequisite course in May.
April 15th:
Only for applicants with an MPH degree or previous public health experience.
All GC in Arts in Public Health students start core courses in August.

August admission decisions typically released in May.

Early applicants are considered first for admission and may receive an early decision.
Contact the Center for Arts in Medicine (CAM)Admissions team by submitting a request for more information.


Term Dates

The University of Florida refers to its terms based on northern hemisphere seasons: Spring, Summer, and Fall. 
NOTE: UF College of the Arts Distance-Learning dates and deadlines may vary from the on-campus UF calendar.
Updates to our online program calendar are made in June of each year (Updated: June 2021).

Fall Term 2021: August 23

Fall (A) begins August 23. Fall (B) begins October 18.

Spring Term 2022: January 3

Spring (A) begins January 3. Spring (B) begins February 28.

Summer Term 2022: April 25

Summer (A) & (C) begin April 25. Summer (B) begins June 20.

  • GC in Arts in Public Health students begin their public health prerequisite in early May.
  • (Fall Cohort) MA students may begin early by taking electives in the summer.
  • Note: MA students starting early may result in credits per semester below the threshold for some financial aid. Be sure to speak with your financial aid representative before requesting an early elective.

Full Academic Calendar

Click here to download the latest academic calendar for our program or visit our Schedule of Courses page to learn more about when our courses are offered.

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