UF Addiction Coursework

Addiction-Focused Coursework:

College of Pharmacy:

PHA 6840: Medicinal Chemistry of Drugs of Abuse

PHA 6541:  Pharmacodynamic Consequences of Drugs of Abuse

PHA 6275: Federal Regulations of Controlled Substances

Department of Health Education & Behavior / College of Health & Human Performance:

HSC 6935: Core Seminar in the Translational Science of Alcohol and HIV Infection – 1 Credit – Coordinated by Dr. Robert Leeman, this is a weekly didactic seminar as part of the T32 training program in Alcohol/HIV.  In addition to alcohol and HIV research, the course will also cover several professional development topics including academic/non-academic job search process. Seminars will be led by a rotating group of faculty-level experts, primarily from here at UF, but with some external speakers. Course is open to any graduate students, research coordinators, and post-docs with an interest in these topics.

Trainee involvement may be either for credit (it is a one credit course) or on an auditing basis, in which case, one can attend as often as one would like.

HSC 5142: Drug Education – 3 Credits – Social, behavioral, environmental, and historical perspectives on substance abuse; content, issues, and instructional strategies appropriate for health education regarding alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs in school and community settings. 2018-2019 Graduate Catalog More information about degree programs and other courses available at the Department of Health Education & Behavior.

Department of Psychology / College of Liberal Arts & Sciences:

HSC6935 / PHC 6937:  Seminar on Translational Research on Alcohol/HIV –

PSY 6930 / PSY 4930: Psychology of Substance Abuse

PSB 5445: Drug Use and Abuse

PSB 6930: Neurobiology of Substance Abuse


Online Graduate Certificate in Addiction Recovery (Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine)

GMS 6780*: Addiction: Neuroscience and Trends

GMS 6781*: Foundations in Addiction and Substance Use Disorders

*These are the courses available for students who are not enrolled in the Certificate program.

GMS 6782: Addiction: Clinical Evaluation and Treatment Planning

GMS 6783: Addiction: Counseling and Treatment Methods

GMS 6784: Addiction: Referral and Service Coordination

GMS 6785: Addiction: Professional and Ethical Responsibilities

GMS 6786: Medical Writing in Addiction

GMS 6787: Food Addiction, Overeating and Obesity


Addiction Among Other Topics

ANG 6532: Molecular Genetics of Disease (Genetics Institute)

PHC 6403: Adolescence, Risk Taking and Health (College of Public Health & Health Professions)

GMS 6023: Principles III: Neuropharmacology and its clinical application (Department of Neuroscience, College of Medicine)

GMS 6052: Ion Channels of Excitable Membranes (Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, College of Medicine)

GMS 6560: Molecules to Man: Past, Present and Future Therapeutic Strategies for Disease (Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, College of Medicine)

GMS 6592: Ion Channels Journal Club (Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, College of Medicine)

GMS 6802: Health Outcomes Research for Chronic (Health Outcomes & Biomedical Informatics, College of Medicine)

GMS 6833: Health Outcomes & Policy in Vulnerable Populations (Health Outcomes & Biomedical Informatics, College of Medicine)