Environmental Chemistry, Toxicology and Risk Assessment
This concentration addresses the fate and transport of chemicals in the environment and the hazards and risks to human health and the environment associated with chemical pollution.
The School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) is a global leader in environmental chemistry, toxicology, and risk assessment education, research, and service.
Students will take courses on the chemical/physical/biological reactions of pollutants in soil, aquatic, and atmospheric systems. Additional courses study the hazards associated with chemicals used in modern society, technologies available to manage and remediate contaminated sites, the toxicological effects of chemical exposure, and methods to assess risks associated with chemicals in the environment
Students concentrating in environmental chemistry, toxicology, and risk assessment enjoy the advantages of the School's leading position as they embark on their professional careers, whether in the United States or in other countries, whether in national or sub-national government, and whether in the public or private sectors.
It is considered to be one of the top environmental science programs in the country by the Council of Environmental Deans and Directors (CEDD).
International Student Requirements:
International students whose native language is not English, or who do not have an undergraduate degree from a United States institution, are also required to take the TOEFL. Indiana University baseline score for consideration: 600 (computer-version) or 96 (written-version).
Facts & Figures
# of Credits Required: 48
In State Tuition (per year): 9398 USD
Out State Tuition (per year): 20408 USD
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999