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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Molecular Toxicology University of California, Los Angeles



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Course Requirements

First year students take Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Physiology 252A and 252B (Fall) and Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Physiology 262A and 262B (Winter). In spring quarter, students take Environmental Health Sciences C240 and Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics C234 (or an equivalent ethics course). In all quarters of the first year, students take a three-unit seminar (Molecular Toxicology 211A in Fall, 211B in Winter, and 211C in Spring), and a six-unit laboratory rotation Molecular Toxicology 596 within the department of a faculty sponsor.

In the second or subsequent year, students take Molecular and Medical Pharmacology 237; and in winter quarter of their second or third year, students take Molecular Toxicology M242.

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Full Time (Eighteen academic quarters)

Tuition fees

$32,374.00 (23,72,995) per year


28 Sep


Fielding School of Public Health

650 Charles E. Young Dr. South,

16-035 Center for Health Sciences,



90095, United States

Entry requirement for international students

Applicants should have an excellent record, perform satisfactorily on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), have completed a minimum of a four-unit undergraduate course in statistics, and be acceptable to the admissions committee.

The ideal preparatory training is either a major in chemistry or biology or a solid background in both of these disciplines. Courses of value for toxicologists include the following: calculus, statistics, cell biology, genetics, physiology, microbiology, molecular biology, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, and physical chemistry. However, excellent students from all disciplines are considered for admission, and if admitted, there is the opportunity to make up deficiencies during their graduate study.

IELTS Academic overall band score should be at least 7.0 is the minimum required.

TOEFL score on the paper and pencil test must be at least 560 or at least 87 on the internet-based test.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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