Graduate training in the Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology (EMT) provides the necessary knowledge, skills, encouragement, and guidance to assist our students in the achievement of their educational and early career professional goals. EMT offers a highly collegial and exceptionally collaborative, research, and training environment dedicated to the success and advancement of all EMT students, faculty, and staff. The program provides students with a fundamental understanding of the interdisciplinary science of toxicology and prepares them for leadership positions in research and development, academia, government, or professional services.
Our integrated curriculum, combining both the biological and physical sciences, offers training and research opportunities in the fields of Molecular and Computational Toxicology, Environmental Chemistry, Ecotoxicology and Risk Assessment in support of our state-of-the-art and internationally competitive research, outreach and education missions. Required core courses, advanced training in a specialized area, and interdisciplinary and team-based experiential learning and professional development opportunities together strengthen the student's training in the basic sciences and ensure a thorough knowledge of the applied science of toxicology. Degrees granted include both a thesis and non-thesis MS and a Ph.D.