The Master of Science in toxicology is a one- to two-year program designed to prepare students for professional school, pursuit of a Ph.D., or careers in industry, government, and consulting. It focuses on the effects of chemicals and other potentially harmful agents on the health of the environment, humans, and animals. Upon completion of coursework, students in this program have the option of either taking a comprehensive exam or completing a professional paper with the consent of a faculty member.
Earn a Master of Science in toxicology in one to two years
Hands-on laboratory instruction
Opportunities for independent study, research internships, and applied workshops
65 percent of program graduates go on to attend professional school
Students can participate in research opportunities in selected areas of environmental and radiological health sciences to independently study, or investigate, a specific topic or topics under the guidance of a faculty member with expertise in that area.
There are many opportunities to work with our world-renowned faculty in the areas of:
- Clinical and forensic toxicology
- Environmental toxicology and metabolism
- Risk assessment and computational toxicology
- Systems toxicology and disease models
Application Information and Deadlines
Interested applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to be considered for this program.
To apply, complete the Online Graduate Application via the Graduate School.
|February 1||Priority Consideration Deadline (for Domestic Applicants)|
|May 1||Fall Application Deadline (for International Applicants)|
|July 1||Fall Application Deadline (for Domestic Applicants)|
|September 1||Spring Application Deadline (for International Applicants)|
|November 1||Spring Application Deadline (for Domestic Applicants)|
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Tuition and Financial Aid
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