Master of Science and Doctor of
Philosophy in Toxicology
St. John’s University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
offers graduate programs leading to a Master of Science in
Toxicology and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Pharmaceutical
Sciences with a concentration in Toxicology.
Toxicology is the study of the adverse effects of chemical,
physical or biological agents on people, animals and the
environment with the goal of enhancing the overall safety and
health of the public. The program prepares students for careers in
research, academia, regulatory agencies and industry.
Coursework covers a broad range of disciplines including
mechanistic toxicology, environmental toxicology, analytical
toxicology, regulatory toxicology and safety assessment. Graduate
students engaged in research work closely with faculty who are
experts in their respective fields and have active research
programs in areas such as pulmonary toxicology, neurotoxicology,
analytical toxicology, environmental toxicology, renal toxicology,
molecular toxicology, pesticides, and pharmaceuticals.
If you have questions and would like further information about
graduate programs in Pharmaceutical Sciences, please contact:
Joanne Carroll, Ph.D.
Director of Graduate Research
Office of Graduate Admission
Robert Medrano, Director