Credits required
19-20 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 19-20 quarter credits are equal to 12.67-13.33 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$560 Based on current tuition rates. No additional charge for nonresident students. Does not include course materials and associated fees and expenses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start term
Fall

Graduate Certificate in Toxicology – Online

Admissions requirements

To apply for a graduate certificate in toxicology online with Oregon State University, you must have:

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Preference given to a B.S. degree with basic coursework in biology and chemistry. Students with other degrees will be considered, but should demonstrate some experience in a related field. Students with a computer science background will also be considered.
  • A minimum 2.75 GPA; 3.0 and above is preferred.
  • GRE scores are not required.

When to apply 

This program can only be started in fall term. You should have a complete application, including all supporting materials, on file no later than 30 days prior to the start of the academic term. International students should apply at least two months in advance.

How to apply

Apply as a degree-seeking student using the OSU Graduate School’s online application form. The nonrefundable application fee is $75.

  • Submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities you have attended.
  • Submit a cover letter requesting admission to the certificate program. The letter should provide a statement of objectives, your work or related experience and career goals.

Where do I send application materials?

You may submit the OSU Graduate School application online electronically, uploading all documentation (scores, transcripts, etc.) as attachments. Or you may choose to mail your documentation and all materials to the Graduate School at Heckart Lodge, 2900 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR, 97331.

NOTE: International applicants must also submit documents and language test scores that are outlined on the graduate admissions international applicants webpage.

Transferring credits?

If you intend to use the credits earned in this program toward a graduate degree at another university, we recommend you determine the transfer-of-credit policy at that institution.

Apply to take courses as a nondegree-seeking student

If you don’t want to apply to the OSU Graduate School but would like to take individual classes that are part of the toxicology graduate certificate curriculum, you may apply to OSU as a nondegree-seeking graduate student.

Nondegree-seeking students who may later wish to apply to a graduate degree program should be aware that a maximum of 9 credits earned as a nondegree-seeking student may be transferred to a graduate certificate or degree program. For additional details, please refer to the “Nondegree Status” section of admission to Oregon State University.

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