Are you interested in getting a good job in the pharmaceutical industry? Do you have ambitions of starting your own independent academic research program? Would you like to obtain a position with a government regulatory agency (such as the Food and Drug Administration or Environmental Protection Agency)? Are you interested in a science career in a government research organization?
The Molecular Toxicology graduate program will help prepare you for a variety of rewarding careers, by offering you opportunities to:
- Interact with a highly qualified and innovative set of graduate faculty, from a variety of departments, colleges and campuses
- Undertake exciting and challenging research projects, using state-of-the-art equipment. Projects typically investigate the molecular and cellular mechanisms of toxicity and cancer in relation to animal or human environmental health.
To be considered for admission, you will typically need a foundation of basic knowledge in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry and/or molecular toxicology. More about admission requirements.
The curriculum you follow will depend on your interests. Required courses will depend on your academic background and the campus at which you are based. Elective courses (including seminars, colloquia, internships, supervised experience in teaching, and thesis research) must be chosen in consultation with your academic advisor(s). More about the curriculum, and requirements you need to satisfy to obtain a degree.