Frequently Asked Questions

Application and Program Questions

What is the deadline to apply to the Master of Science (professional) in Toxicology program?

  • Domestic Applications:
    • Fall Semester: July 1 (April 1 for priority consideration)
    • Spring Semester: November 1
    • Summer Session applications are not accepted
  • International Applications:
    • Fall Semester: May 1
    • Spring Semester: September 1
    • Summer Session applications are not accepted

What is the program code for the Master of Science (professional) in Toxicology program that I should use on my application?


What are the prerequisites required for this program?

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

Highly recommended but not required: bio-chemistry, organic chemistry, physiology

What is the degree that I will receive?

A Master of Science in Toxicology

How much does the program cost?

For the most recent estimate of graduate tuition, fees, and program charges, please visit the Office of Financial Aid’s website. Additionally, this program is designated as a “special program” by CSU. Thus, students are assessed an additional fee each semester (see above link) to cover the additional instructor and resource costs of this program.

Is there financial assistance available to new students?

The toxicology program currently does not have any funding for newly admitted students. Sometimes after a student has completed a semester of course work, and if they are able to find a mentor who’s lab is hiring, possibilities may become available as a student hourly or GRA or GTA position.

Please visit the CSU Student Financial Services website or the CSU Graduate School’s website, for information regarding financial assistance possibilities and/or scholarship opportunities.

How many people do you accept into your program each year?

Approximately 50

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