Graduate Program

The Department of Environmental Medicine offers graduate and post-doctoral training in Environmental Health Sciences. The graduate program offers both Ph.D.and M.S. degrees in environmental health sciences, with focused study concentrations in exposure assessment and health effects, molecular toxicology/carcinogenesis, and systemic toxicology with specialties in both inhalation toxicology and aquatic toxicology.  An NIEHS-funded training program supports Ph.D. trainees, with guided mentoring that prepares scientists for productive research careers. All Full time Ph.D. and some M.S. students in laboratory research programs receive graduate assistant stipends plus full tuition and fees. Current (2019-2020) stipends are $36K for Ph.D.s and $18K for M.S. students.