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Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences - Toxicology Concentration

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  • Course description
    Toxicology is the study of injurious effects of chemicals on living organisms. Toxicologists are responsible for determining hazards from exposure to chemicals, setting limits of safety, identification and measurement of toxic chemicals by analysis, recommendations on safe use of chemicals and recommendations of clinical hazards and treatment of drug overdoses and chemical exposure.
    Graduates with a Master's degree in Toxicology are employed in federal and state government, biotechnology, pharmaceutical/chemical industry, and environmental consulting firms.

    Curriculum
    Pharmaceutical Science Core 5-8 SH

    PHSC 5100 / Concepts in Pharmaceutical Science / 2 SH / (Formerly PSC G100)
    PHSC 6210 / Drug Design, Evaluation and Development / 2 SH / (Formerly PSC G210)
    PHSC 6212 / Research Skills and Ethics / 1 SH / (Formerly PSC G212) or
    CHEM 5600 / Research Skills and Ethics in Chemistry/ 3 SH / (Formerly CHM G200) or
    BIOL 6381 / Ethics in Biological Research / 2 SH / (Formerly BIO G381)
    Toxicology Specialization Core 26 SH
    PHSC 6214 / Experimental Design and Biometrics / 2 SH / (Formerly PSC G214)
    PHSC 6216 / Human Physiology and Pathophysiology / 2 SH / (Formerly PSC G216)
    BIOL 6300 / Graduate Biochemistry / 4 SH / (Formerly BIO G300)
    BIOL 6301 / Molecular Cell Biology / 4 SH / (Formerly BIO G301)
    TOXC 5570 / Clinical Toxicology / 2 SH / (Formerly TOX G270)
    TOXC 6272 / Environmental Toxicology / 3 SH / (Formerly TOX G272)
    TOXC 6274 / Organ Systems Toxicology / 3 SH / (Formerly TOX G274)
    TOXC 5576 / Experimental Toxicology / 3 SH / (Formerly TOX G276)
    TOXC 6278 / Biochemical Toxicology Lab / 3 SH / (Formerly TOX G278)
    General Elective Core 0 - 2 SH

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