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Food Toxicology and Ingredient Safety Track

The Food Toxicology and Ingredient Safety Track of the EITS doctoral program is designed for students interested in the safety of food-borne and consumer product ingredients.

Course Requirements

  1. PHM 803, Sec. 001, Chemical Disposition in Mammals
    1 credit, Fall
  2. PHM 830, Experimental Design and Data Analysis
    3 credits, Fall & Summer
  3. PHM 816, Integrative Toxicology: Mechanisms, Pathology, and Regulation
    3 credits, Fall (odd years)
  4. FSC 807, Advanced Food Toxicology
    3 credits, Fall (even years)
  5. FSC 981, Food and Environmental Risk Assessment
    2 credits
  6. To be determined, Current Issues in Ingredient Safety
    1 credit, Fall

Total number of required credits: 13, plus fulfillment of course requirements in the student's partnering doctoral program.

Note: For some students, a course may fulfill a requirement for both the EITS program and the partnering doctoral program.

Other Requirements

  1. Thesis project in a toxicology-related area.
  2. Two IIT-affiliated faculty as members of your thesis committee.
  3. Attend at least 12 toxicology-reltaed seminars before graduation. (To see a list of qualifying seminars, see the recent seminar list.

Apply to EITS

If you are already a student in a partnering MSU Graduate Program, consider applying to EITS:

EITS Application (pdf)

Graduate Handbook (pdf)

EITS Brochure (pdf)