Graduate Program and Curriculum
The M.S. program in forensic toxicology is administered by the Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences in the College of Pharmacy. The program encompasses a broad knowledge of all areas of forensic toxicology such as forensic urine drug testing, postmortem and antemortem toxicology, human performance testing, alternative specimens, as well as the instrumental analysis of biological specimens, analytical method development and validation, interpretation of the results, expert witness testimony, etc.
The M.S. degree program in forensic toxicology requires the completion of 42 credits of graduate study including a research component.
1. Required Courses (Core):
BPS 573 Drug Identification Chemistry - 4 cr
BPS 574 Forensic Toxicology - 4 cr
BPS 587 Forensic Science Seminar - 1 cr
BPS 598 M.S. Thesis Research - min 6 cr