The online graduate certificate in Safety Pharmacology offers an opportunity for individuals to obtain specific knowledge related to a distinct scientific discipline in the pharmaceutical industry. Safety pharmacology specializes in the preclinical testing of drug candidates for adverse effects on physiologic functions.
Students will gain advanced science knowledge in principles of pharmacology, safety pharmacology guidelines, and the drug development process. Program participants will be better prepared to conduct risk-benefit assessments required for preclinical evaluation of drug safety.
The Safety Pharmacology certificate provides an opportunity for recipients to apply for more advanced, specialized research and development positions in the pharmaceutical industry.
Admissions and Requirements
To be accepted to this program, you must have:
Completed bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
A minimum of 3 credits in chemistry and 3 credits in biology. Preference will be given to applicants with additional science coursework and/or professional experience.
Taken the TOEFL
(Only required if English is not your native language)
A written personal statement
Complete a personal statement, including the reasons why the certificate program is well-suited to the applicant’s current or future career.
Official transcripts from all previous schools
To apply to this program:
Complete a university graduate application (program code: 4218) in the College of Osteopathic Medicine.
International Graduate Application (VISA information is not required for this online program)
Letters of recommendation are NOT required for application to the certificate program
June 1, 2021
October 1, 2020
February 1, 2021
In State Tuition
Out of State Tuition
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