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Toxicology

 

 

toxicology

 

Other/Related Variations

·       Environmental & Molecular Toxicology

·       Pharmacology

 

 

Degree Type/Duration

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)

·       Master’s Degree (Varies)

·       Doctorate Degree (Varies)

 

 

Overview

Toxicology is the study of poisons and other various substances that endanger and effect organisms. Students will be provided the knowledge of prevention, management, and counteraction with biohazards.

 

Coursework may cover the following areas: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Microbiology, Physics, Nutrition, Physiology, Anatomy, Toxicology, Laboratory, Molecular Genetics, Cell Biology, Poisons

 

 

Potential Career Paths

 

·       Biosecurity Monitor

·       Plant Pathologist

·       Veterinary Pathologist

·       Toxicologist

 

 

Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

·       Certifications & licensure available

·       Internship or work experience related to toxicology

·       Veterinary school with proper pre-requisites

·       Pharmacy school

·       Work experience in laboratories