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Master of Toxicology

The MTOX degree is a non-thesis master’s degree designed for students who desire advanced study in Toxicology, but do not wish to pursue research training. Students who desire a research-intensive program are encouraged to apply to the M.S. or Ph.D. degree programs. Master of Toxicology students may be part-time or full-time, thus this degree option is often sought by professionals seeking graduate training in Toxicology while maintaining a full-time career.
A minimum of 30 credit hours is required, with at least 20 credit hours of graduate-level courses. The program may not include research credits and no more than 2 credit hours of seminar, unless the total program exceeds 30 hours. Courses at the 400 level counted towards the minimum 30-hour requirement may not come from the major field. At the discretion of the student’s Advisor, a review paper focusing on the student’s interest in some aspect of Toxicology might be required as a special problem (TOX 620). All courses must be approved by the student’s Advisor. The MTOX degree is an Option B degree program, that is, no advisory committee or final oral exam is required. *Students are required to enroll in either GN 701 or CBS 770.

Recent MTOX Graduates

Year Graduated Graduate Name Current Position, Organization, Address
2017 Carson Heck
2016 Ryan Lougee
2016 Jessica Hoane Senior Veterinary Pathologist, Charles River Labs, Apex, NC
2015 Amber Daniel Production Scientist, ILS Genomics, Morrisville, NC
2015 Jamie Pritchett Research Technician II, Duke Human Vaccine Institute, Durham, NC
2015 Olga Sichevaya QA Specialist, Seqirus ASQ, CQA
2015 Lindsey St. Mary Research Assistant, Oregon State University
2013 Sarah Koury Veterinary Technician, Hayes Barton Animal Hospital, Raleigh, NC
2013 Alexcia Linthicum Unknown Employment
2013 Kelly Walters Sales Associate, VWR, Raleigh/Durham, NC
2012 Kirsten Amaral Director, Lab Operations at In Vitro ADMET Laboratories, Boston Massachusetts
2012 Devin Pastoor ORISE Fellow at FDABaltimore, MD
2011 Rozemarjin Verhoeven Executive Director, Nonclinical Development at Envisia Therapeutics, Raleigh/Durham, NC
2011 Sarah Wickman Senior Associate Scientist, Catalent Pharma Solutions, Durham, NC
2010 David Anick Unknown employer
Angela Hofhine Supply Chain Planner, BASF, Raleigh/Durham, NC
2009 Supriya Vasudevan Educator, Durham Public Schools, Raleigh/Durham, NC
2009 Victoria Youn Toxicology Consultant, Raleigh/Durham, NC
2008 Michelle Oh Senior Regulatory Specialist, Nestle, Greater New York Area
2008 Abbey Wood Wake County Public School System, STEM Coordinator/Science Teacher, Raleigh, NC
2007 Catherine LeProvost Teaching Assistant Professor, NC State University, Raleigh, NC
2007 Brent Gilbert Director of Business Development-Personal Care and Chemical at Cyprotex, Tampa, FL
2007 Sabrina Rogers Formulation Scientist, GlaxoSmithKline, Madrid, Spain
2007 Jian-Li Huang Small Business Owner, Chicago, IL
2006 Kevin Yarbrough Senior Research Scientist I, Grifols, Raleigh/Durham, NC
2006 Christopher Spivey Senior Project Manager Global Industrial Operations at GlaxoSmithKline, Raleigh/Durham, NC
2005 Dominique Williams US Consumer Product Safety Commission, Bethesda, MD
2005 Lamont Booker Lead Scientific Reviewer at FDA/Motivational Speaker/STEM Educator, Baltimore, MD
2005 Kimberly Hamlet Regulatory Project Manager, GlaxoSmithKline, Raleigh, NC
2005 Kristina Powers Clinical Pharmacist at Chelsea Soldiers’ Home, Boston, MA
2004 Donna McLaughlin Unknown Employment
2003 Paul Zigas Senior Associate University Attorney, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
2002 John D. Wilson, Jr. Unknown Employment
2002 Brian Chanas Preclinical Development at Eagle Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Greater New York Area
2001 Andrew Van Cott Regulatory Toxicologist at BASF, Raleigh/Durham, NC
2001 Keith R. Martin, Ph.D. Owner/Consultant at Scientific Consulting, LLC, Greensboro/Winston Salem, NC
2001 Stephen B. Little Unknown Employment
2000  Marta Klesath Co-Founder, CEO of BioCentric Media, LLC, Fuquay Varina, NC

Current MTOX Students

Year Enrolled Student Name Education
2017 Phoebe Shurtleff B.S. Science, Technology and Society, NC State University
2017 Keith Ohrberg B.A. General Biology, Univ. Delaware
Mr of General Physiology, NC State University
2017 Daniel Barrus B.S. Psychology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
2016 Nicole Carns B.S. Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography Eckerd College
2015 Destinee Powell B.S. Medical and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, NC Central University
2014 Quinn Peacock B.S. Zoology/Animal Biology, NC State University