Veterinary Toxicology and Pharmacology Major

This major is a program that focuses on the scientific study of specific environmental and food hazards affecting domestic and wild animals and the development and action of chemical antidotes and treatments.

Includes instruction in small and large animal toxicology and pharmacology, neurotoxicology, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, neuropharmacology, xenobiotics, drug resistance, pesticides, toxicological pathology, genetic and molecular toxicology, environmental toxicology, drug and toxicant analysis and evaluation, and environmental radiology.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Veterinary Toxicology and Pharmacology Major?

With a degree in this major, one of the primary focuses of your job will be to help understand the toxicological hazards that affect pets, livestock, and wildlife.  Your career job roles in this field may be that of (but not limited to) a scientist, technician, assistant, or lab researcher depending on your level or formal education.

 

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Veterinary Toxicology and Pharmacology Major

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

 

 

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