Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences - Toxicology

The University of Montana

24 months
262 USD/credit
262 USD/credit
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Nestled in the heart of western Montana’s stunning natural landscape, the University of Montana is a place where top-tier students, educators and researchers from across the country and around the globe come and thrive. UM is located in Missoula, Montana’s second-largest city with a population of 80,000 residents.

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The faculty of the CEHS within the Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Department of Chemistry offer training in molecular and cellular toxicology for the Ph.D. and M.S. degrees. Funding has been provided by the following mechanisims: COBRE, teaching and research assistantships, and individual fellowships.

The research facilities within the CEHS are state-of-the-art with dedicated staff scientists available for providing training in novel technologies. Planned expansion and continual addition of new faculty further enhance the overall research environment and national status of all investigators and trainees.
The friendly, collaborative nature of the faculty facilitates students and faculty to concentrate on learning and research. The graduate program emphasizes one-on-one faculty-student interactions.

Extensive research and graduate training funding along with the research facilities provide students with overall resources to conduct research at the highest levels. This combined with the unique environment of living in the beautiful Western Montana mountain region form a training environment that is rich and rewarding.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biochemistry
  • Current Research Literature
  • Advanced Cellular Biochemistry
  • Toxicology I – Principles of Toxicology
  • Toxicology II – Toxic Agents
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Pharmacogenetics
  • Immunotoxicology
  • Respiratory Toxicology
  • Neurotoxicology or
  • Topics in Toxicology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Deadline: December 1
  • Applications received after December 1st will still be considered


IELTS or TOEFL needed


30 credits* alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

A completed application package, consists of the following:

  • Online Application 
  • A minimum undergraduate or masters GPA of 3.0 is desired
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Original transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended
  • Original GRE (ALL Scores) scores; all scores are to be sent from ETS.
  • Copy of Passport; an interview may be required. Students with very strong letters of recommendation and demonstration of research experience and research potential will be considered if the guidelines for the GRE and GPA are not met.
  • Personal statement
  • $51.00 US application fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    262 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 262 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    262 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 262 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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