Toxicologists have the critical responsibility of keeping the
public safe from harmful substances found in food, the environment,
drugs and other sources. Through research, frequent testing and
data collection, toxicologists can help protect and improve the
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment
opportunities for toxicologists are expected to grow by 12 percent
throughout the next decade.
Offered through St. John’s College of Pharmacy and
Health Sciences, the 127-credit Bachelor of Science Degree
Program in Toxicology provides students with a solid foundation in
the theory and practice of the profession, grounded in the natural
and biomedical sciences.
Graduates will be prepared for roles in research and applied
aspects of clinical, forensic, biomedical, occupational and
environmental toxicology. The program also qualifies graduates for
careers in risk assessment and public health, while strengthening
their ability to contribute as citizens as well as
Sue Ford, Ph.D.