Safe, effective drugs — that’s the goal of pharmacologists and toxicologists. UToledo’s pharmaceutical sciences program is the most comprehensive in the U.S.
The University of Toledo boasts the most comprehensive undergraduate pharmaceutical sciences program in the nation. Undergraduates learn the science underlying the five major fields in our bachelor’s degree program.
Pharmacology and toxicology is one of the most lab-oriented majors. Students learn:
UToledo pharmaceutical sciences undergrads take classes on Main Campus during their first two pre-professional years. Their final two years are spent on UToledo’s Health Science Campus. The campus is home to The University of Toledo Medical Center and the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Pharmacology/toxicology students are prepared for careers in:
They are hired as:
Graduates often pursue further graduate study in pharmaceutical sciences, medicine, veterinary medicine, physician assistant, dental, nursing and biomedical sciences.
During their first two pre-professional years, UToledo’s pharmacology and toxicology students take the same classes as students in the other BSPS degree programs. The curriculum includes courses in chemistry, biology and mathematics.
Pharmacology and Toxicology Bachelor’s Degree Sample Courses
The University of Toledo requires pharmaceutical science students to complete a 10-week internship at the end of their third years. This makes our program unique. Students also learn professional skills through our Institute for Leadership in the Sciences.