Degree Information - Pharmacology and Toxicology

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At The University of Texas at Austin, the Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology’s Ph.D. Program in the Pharmaceutical Sciences offers emphasis in the areas of Environmental and Molecular Mechanisms of Health and Disease, Toxicology/Cancer, and Pharmacology/Neuropharmacology. Some of the highlights of our program include:

  • An outstanding, award-winning faculty who are well funded by NIH and other federal and non-federal grants
  • Cutting-edge research takes place in state-of-the-art research facilities
  • A collaborative learning environment that fosters interdisciplinary training and research
  • Students are prepared for careers in academia, pharmaceutical and biotechnological industries, and other diverse career paths
  • Each student’s program of study is customized according to research interests

Degree Details


Please visit the Graduate Studies Admissions page for application information, deadlines, and eligibility requirements.


Admissions Information

Degree Details

We have created a detailed Degree Details document to help outline the requirements for a degree in the Pharmacology & Toxicology Division.


Degree Details

Student Handbook

Please consult the Pharmacology and Toxicology Guide to Graduate Study handbook for additional information regarding admissions, degree progression, and important forms.


Student Handbook

Seminar Information

The Pharmacology and Toxicology Division offers three seminar series: Environmental and Molecular Mechanisms of Health and Disease, Seminar in Alcohol Studies, and Pharmacology Seminar.  

Seminar Details

Academic Resources

Graduate students at The University of Texas at Austin have access to a wealth of resources to support their academic endeavors, including the University Writing Center and UT Libraries.


Academic Resources List

Wellness Resources

The University of Texas at Austin offers a variety of health and wellness resources to graduate students, including the Counseling and Mental Health Center and Recreational Sports.


Health & Wellness Resources List