48 months
22000 USD/year
22000 USD/year
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Have you ever wondered why prescription drugs have side effects? Or why some plants and animals are poisonous? Or how exposure to air pollutants like sulfur and nitrogen oxides might affect people’s health? You’ll learn the answers to these questions—and prepare for an exciting career—in the Toxicology program at Ashland University.


Key facts

Toxicology is the study of how chemicals affect human health and the environment. And Ashland University is one of only ten schools in the country that offer a bachelor’s degree in this increasingly relevant field.

This program will give you strong training in both biology and chemistry to prepare you for a growing number of career opportunities in industry and government as well as medical and other health professional schools.

As a toxicologist, you’ll:

  • Conduct basic research on the effects of toxicants on human health and the environment
  • Develop and perform tests to assess the safety of drugs and other chemical products
  • Assist government agencies in developing regulations and standards in areas ranging from food safety to pollution control

With a toxicology major, you’ll have the opportunity to work in applied areas such as clinical medicine, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, and forensic science.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Molecular and Cellular Basis of Life
  • Composition
  • General Chemistry
  • Principles of Toxicology
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Genetics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Immigration documents:  Submit photocopies of your passport pages (also include this and marriage license for any dependent that will be accompanying you).
  • High School Diploma (or Equivalent) and Transcripts
  • Attend Access IEP Program or submit Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • Proof of financial support. Financial Support Documentation available on the right.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22000 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 22000 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    22000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22000 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Ashland

1078 - 1787 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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