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Graduate Certificate in Safety Pharmacology

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Safety Pharmacology is designed to train students in safety pharmacology, combining elements of pharmacology, toxicology, and physiology.  Topics focus on the pharmacodynamic effects of different substances on systems in the body such as the cardiovascular, respiratory, and central nervous system through such courses as Principles of Drug-Tissue Interactions, Drug Development Process, and Safety Pharmacology.  Graduates are prepared to work with risk-benefit assessments required drug safety evaluation.


  • Must have a bachelor's degree with at least one course in biology and one course in chemistry

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission