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Environmental Toxicology

University of South Alabama

12 months
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884 USD/credit
884 USD/credit
442 USD/credit
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About

The University of South Alabama offers an interdisciplinary Masters program in Environmental Toxicology. 

Overview

Students in the Environmental Toxicology program at the University of South Alabama focus on understanding how toxins and/or pollutants affect the health of people, food-webs, and ecosystems. 

Projects will assess the fate, effects and risks of natural toxins and pollutants using a multidisciplinary approach that incorporates toxicology, environmental chemistry, risk assessment, and ecology.

Learning Outcomes 

Students in this program will learn to:
  • evaluate the impact of specific toxins, pollutants, and/or mixtures in the environment
  • perform laboratory and/or field studies to monitor environmental  and evaluate the impacts of toxins/pollutants
  • optimize and/or develop field or laboratory methods to identify and evaluate toxic substances in biota and in the environment
  • evaluate strategies to prevent, mitigate, and/or control and manage toxic substances
  • evaluate policies and regulations used in risk analysis and risk management

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ecotoxicology 
  • Fundamentals Environmental Engineering 
  • Environmental Chemistry 
  • Environmental Toxicology 
  • Research Integrity 
  • Environmental Statistics 
  • Environmental Sociology 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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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).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • B.S./B.A. degree from an accredited four-year institution: the program is designed for graduates holding degrees in Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Chemistry, Engineering or related fields.
  • An undergraduate GPA of 3.00 or above is required.  Under exceptional circumstances, students with an undergraduate GPA below 3.00 may be considered.
  • The GRE will be required and will be considered among the admission criteria.
  • It is recommended (but not required) that students applying to the program have completed at least 6 credit hours of undergraduate Biochemistry. Those students who have only taken 3 hours of undergraduate biochemistry will have to include an additional 3 hours of graduate Biochemistry among the required courses to complete the program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    884 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 884 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    884 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 884 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    442 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 442 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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