MS in Pharmacology Toxicology

ISC - Long Island University, Brooklyn, United States
MS in Pharmacology Toxicology
Next enrollment cycle September 2024 See all cycles
First Year Fee KES 3,663,785
Course Accredited By MSCHE
2 Years On Campus Postgraduate Degree Up to 11% scholarship

The Master of Science program in Pharmacology and Toxicology prepares students with the knowledge and abilities required for competitive technical positions in pharmacological research and testing, for participating in clinical trials, and for performing toxicological reviews and assessments in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries as well as in academic and governmental research laboratories.

Additionally, graduates are well positioned to continue their studies in Ph.D. programs in pharmacology and other biomedical sciences, while other graduates may find the program ideal for improving their credentials toward gaining admission to medical school or other health professional programs.

Career opportunities and employment may include academic departments involved in research, development, and teaching. Rewarding careers are also possible in pharmaceutical companies, government laboratories and agencies including the Centers for Disease Control, The Food and Drug Administration, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Defense and NASA. Opportunities also exist in areas involving the development of public policy, investment advising, patent law, and scientific writing and editing.

There is excellent potential for rapid advancement in this field due to the importance of the discipline to the drug industry, regulatory agencies, and to the general public.

Graduates of the program have either joined academic departments by securing doctoral fellowships in prestigious laboratories, or obtained jobs in industry. Others have used their degree to facilitate entry into medical and pharmacy schools.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2024

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements
Direct Admission

  • TOEFL (iBT) 79 or 85 (varies by program)
  • IELTS 6.0 (School of Pharmacy)
  • Pearson (PTE) 58
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo Not Accepted
  • Gao Kao English 90 (Post) 100 - 105(Brooklyn)
  • GPA: 2.0 – 2.5

English Language Institute

  • TOEFL (iBT) 56 - 78
  • IELTS 5.5 – 6 Overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 45 - 57
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo Not Accepted
  • Gao Kao English Under 90 (Post) Under 100 (Brooklyn)
  • GPA: 2.5 – 3.0
  • PHA 010 Biostatistics 3hrs
  • PTM 020 Seminar In Pharmacology/Toxicology 3hrs
  • PTM 704 Autonomic Pharmacology 3hrs
  • PTM 705 Biochemical Pharmacology 3hrs
  • PTM 709 Advanced Pharmacology 3hrs
  • PTM 802 Experimental Methods in Pharmacology and Toxicology 3hrs
  • PTM 910 Toxicology of Drugs and Chemicals 3hrs
  • PTM 925 Pharmacogenomics 3hrs

The following courses may be selected from as electives for the Master of Science in Pharmacology/Toxicology: (*Thesis Option students must take six (6) credits of PTM 060 Research and Thesis)

  • PTM 060 Research and Thesis 3hrs
  • PTM 020 Seminar In Pharmacology/Toxicology 3hrs
  • PTM 070 Special Projects 3hrs
  • PTM 708 Cardiovascular Pharmacology 3hrs
  • PTM 711 Current Technologies in Pharmaceutical Research and Development 3hrs
  • PTM 804 Inborn Errors of Metabolism 3hrs
  • PTM 905 Principles of Immunotherapy 3hrs
  • PTM 907 Psychopharmacology 3hrs
  • PTM 917 Molecular Toxicology 3hrs
  • PTM 920 Molecular Pharmacology 3hrs
  • PTM 925 Pharmacogenomics 3hrs
  • PTM 938 Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine 3hrs

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