Toxicology is the study of the adverse effects of chemicals or substances on living
Why a Toxicology Certificate?
Toxicology crosses a broad range of disciplines including biology, pharmacology, chemistry
and medicine. OSU offers a graduate certificate in Interdisciplinary Toxicology Many
students combine the graduate certificate in interdisciplinary toxicology (12 hrs)
to further enhance their training.
The Graduate Certificate in Interdisciplinary Toxicologyprovides students with a survey exposure to basic concepts and principles in toxicology. Twelve credit hours to include courses from at least two different participating departments/colleges
(see Courses Offered) are required for conferring the Certificate. This Certificate
will prepare students from multiple backgrounds in environmental and public health
issues surrounding chemical toxicity. Students apply for admission through the Graduate College.
Students in the Certificate Program can apply for funds to support training opportunities/travel
(contactMichelle Kuehnfor information). Applications for travel support must be made 30 days in advance
of the proposed travel. An annualParacelsus Award (see Fellowships and Awards) will be given to the top student receiving the certificate
based on academic performance and engagement in interdisciplinary efforts within the
Be a graduate student at OSU
Meet the admission standards of the Graduate College
Have the equivalent of at least a 3.0/4.0 undergraduate GPA
The 2021 Interdisciplinary Toxicology Symposium will be held via Zoom on Wednesday
and Thursday, April 21-22. During the two-day symposium, attendees will hear from
undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students, ITP Fellows, invited speakers and
ITP faculty members. For the full schedule and Zoom meeting login information, visit
2021 Interdisciplinary Toxicology Symposium.