Doctorate Degrees in Toxicology

Compare PhD Programs in Toxicology

A Doctor of Philosophy is better known by its abbreviation, PhD. It is often the highest degree awarded in its field, representing the summit of education.

What is a PhD in Toxicology? Toxicology the study of the harmful effect of various substances on living organisms. It is an interdisciplinary field of study with elements of chemistry, biology, and medicine. Students learn information such as the chemical makeup of toxins and the dosage of chemicals that affects different organisms. Because of the diversity of fields, you can often find different emphases for the degree, such as analytical chemistry, biochemistry and drugs and biomaterials.

A doctoral student in the discipline of toxicology generally has strong computational and analytical abilities. The PhD can typically be used to find work in careers related to toxicology as well as teaching positions.

Although a PhD in Toxicology program typically takes about four years to complete, tuition and other financial considerations can vary since these programs can often be found in many different countries. You should research universities to find an option that best suits your financial situation and needs.

A graduate with a PhD in Toxicology can generally find work in a number of science-related fields. Graduates often start in research labs with a more general feel before going into a more focused field. Research scientists can potentially work in laboratories related to product safety evaluation, public safety, academic and industrial fields, and legal regulation. Law enforcement organizations and the pharmaceutical industry have also employed toxicologists to do analysis for them.

Because it is an advanced degree, it may be more difficult to find an institution offering a PhD in Toxicology than a more basic program. Despite this, you can generally find PhD in Toxicology programs in many different countries. If you are interested in learning more, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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PhD in Environmental Toxicology

Chulabhorn Graduate Institute
Campus Full time June 2018 Thailand Bangkok

The rapid development of many countries within the region has led to the widespread use of chemicals in Industry, Agriculture, Public Health, as well as in our daily lives. This has resulted in significant [+]

PhD in Environmental Toxicology

 

The rapid development of many countries within the region has led to the widespread use of chemicals in Industry, Agriculture, Public Health, as well as in our daily lives. This has resulted in significant chemical contamination and deterioration of the environment, with unavoidable impacts on the economy, society, and the health of the people.In addressing these problems, there is a pressing need for experts in the field of Environmental Toxicology, which is a field requiring knowledge in several inter-related sciences. In keeping with the national policy to generate high quality personnel in the fields of Science and Technology, CGI thus offers a graduate program in Environmental Toxicology to address this need to train a new generation of scientists that will become the driving force for the country, and region, in the years to come.... [-]