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What do Toxicologists do?

Toxicologists study poisons and chemicals and their effect on plants and animals. They may also study or develop antidotes to poisons.

How to become: Toxicologists

In general, you need a university degree in biology or a related field.

To be a research scientist in biology or a related field, you need a master's or doctoral degree to work in government/business. You must also have post-doctoral research experience for employment in academic or research institutions.

Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 3 in 10 have a graduate degree.

Where to study for a career as: Toxicologists

University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Biomedical Toxicology Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Biomedical Toxicology Bachelor; Honours
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University of Cambridge Postgraduate Study
Cambridge, England, GB

Related Program(s):
Biological Science (MRC Toxicology Unit) Doctorate
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