The objective of the Pharmacology and Toxicology program from University of Arizona is to impart advanced scientific knowledge in pharmacology and toxicology, to provide training opportunities in conducting state-of-the-art approaches in basic research in pharmacology and toxicology, and closely related subdisciplines, in order to prepare the students for careers in independent research or related careers in academia, industry or government. The average time to graduation is less than five years.
The College of Pharmacy offers a graduate program leading to a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Pharmacology and Toxicology.
Faculty research interests are in various areas of pharmacology (including cell signaling, G-protein receptors, chemotherapeutics, pharmacogenomics), toxicology (including hepatic, renal, pulmonary, neurotoxicity; metal toxicity, environmental toxicity, carcinogenesis), molecular pharmacology/toxicology, and drug development.
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- General and Systems Toxicology
- Cellular Communications & Signal Transduction
- Proteins and Nucleic Acids as Drug Targets
- Drug Metabolism and Disposition
- Statistics for Research
- Sci Writ, Present & Bioethics
- Survival Skills and Ethics
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- 60 months
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DisciplinesToxicology Pharmacology View 6 other PhDs in Toxicology in United States
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- GPA 3.0 or higher
- 3 letters of recommendation
- Statement of purpose
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- Bachelor's degree in pharmacy, chemistry, or the biological sciences or Pharm.D. degree and adequate preparation in mathematics is a prerequisite to admission.
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International33600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 60 months.
National33600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 60 months.
In-State13400 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 60 months.
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