Scientific study of the effects different chemicals have on living cells. Grads make an immediate impact in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries, in government agencies, or continue on to medical and other advanced biomedical studies.

Interest Areas
  • Science
  • Health and Medicine
  • Environment, Sustainability, Nature
  • Animal
Target Major/Degree https://agsci.psu.edu/academics/undergraduate/majors/pharmacology-and-toxicology
Facilities, Centers, and Institutes

The Center for Molecular Toxicology and Carcinogenesis facilitates research in biochemistry, pharmacology, toxicoly and oncology. Students and post-doctoral fellows work closely with faculty and staff to develop strong research programs that lead to publications in world-class journals.

Careers
  • Academic research and education 
  • Biomedical industry 
  • Government laboratories 
  • Graduate, medical, and professional schools
  • Pharmaceutical industry 
  • Private research organizations 
Student Clubs and Organizations
  • Biomedical Sciences Club
  • Pre-Med Club
Options

Major has one core curriculum