The University of Montana

36 months
15254 USD/year
15254 USD/year
4452 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Toxicology program of The University of Montana brings together faculty associated with the Center for Environmental Health Sciences (CEHS) that address the common biomedical theme to improve human health through a better understanding of the impacts of environmental agents in causing or exacerbating diseases.



A focal point of interaction for investigators is on acute and chronic inflammation as the driver for most human diseases. This serves to increase the competitiveness for all investigators and students to obtain multiple-PI grants and programmatic grants including program projects, center grants, and training grants.  Investigators have successfully developed multi-pronged approaches for collaborative efforts to increased joint publications that facilitate multi-PI grant applications. It is one of six programs coordinated through the Molecular and Biomedical Sciences Umbrella. 

The faculty of the CEHS within the Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, the Department of Chemistry and Division of Biological Sciences offer training in the Toxicology program of The University of Montana for the Ph.D. and M.S. degrees. Funding is provided by the following mechanisms: COBRE, teaching and research assistantships, and individual fellowships.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biochemistry
  • Research Laboratory Rotations
  • Current Research Literature
  • Toxicology I - Principles of Toxicology
  • Biomedical Research Ethics
  • Biomedical Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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


IELTS or TOEFL needed


90 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).
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.
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

  • Online Application
  • A minimum undergraduate 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.
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) for non-native speakers of English
  • Copy of passport
  • Personal statement
  • $51.00 US application fee  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15254 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15254 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    15254 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15254 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • In-State

    4452 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4452 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.


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