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Degree : Doctor of Philosophy

Major : Environmental Toxicology

Program Description

The purpose of the proposed Doctor of Philosophy degree program in Environmental Toxicology is to provide an academic structure through which students receive formal classroom education and strong guidance regarding complex research problems that evaluate toxic substances that are released into the environment. Doctoral graduates will be qualified to fill positions in universities, colleges, governmental agencies, foundations, and industry.

Program Additional Details

Hours Required for Thesis: 72
Mode-On Campus(Face-to-Face): Yes
Mode-Off Campus(Online): No
Mode-Hybrid: No

Additional Links

Dept of Environmental Toxicology : http://www.tiehh.ttu.edu/Pages/default.aspx
Ph.D in Environmental Toxicology : http://www.tiehh.ttu.edu/Graduate%20Program/Pages/PhD-Program-Outline.aspx

Program Contact Information

Graduate Coordinator: Jaclyn Canas-Carrell
E-mail: jaclyn.e.canas@ttu.edu
Phone: 806-834-6217

Department Contact Information

Department AddressThe Institute of Environmental and Human Health (TIEHH)
Department of Environmental Toxicology
Texas Tech University
Box 41163
TX 79409-1163 www.tiehh.ttu.edu
Phone Number 806-834-3643
Fax Number 806-885-2132
Department Website http://www.ttu.edu/departments/et.php

Graduate Catalog http://www.depts.ttu.edu/officialpublications/catalog/AS_ENTX.php

Admission Requirements Admission Deadlines How To Apply Test Score Requirements Additional Requirements for International Students

Admission Requirements

Graduate School Requirements

Program Requirements

Letters of Recommendation required: 3

Recommendation Letter Instructions: Letters of recommendation are required. Please see the departmental website (www.tiehh.ttu.edu) or contact the graduate program assistant (Allyson Smith) for assistance.

Resume Required: Yes

Writing Samples Required: No

Departmental Application Required: Yes

Departmental Application Instructions: A departmental application is required. Please see the departmental website (www.tiehh.ttu.edu) or contact the graduate program assistant (Allyson Smith) for assistance.

Prior Degree Required: No

Similar Undergraduate Major Required: Yes

Previous Work Sample Required: No

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Admission Deadlines

The Office of Graduate and International Admissions does not have a specific deadline for domestic applications; we strongly recommend that you have all of the required application materials in by the date listed below.

US Fall Deadlines US Spring Deadlines US Sum I Deadlines US Sum II Deadlines
August 01December 01N/A N/A

We will do our best to process applications and materials from international students that are received after the deadline, however we cannot guarantee that your application evaluation will be complete in enough time for a decision to be made by your prospective academic department.

International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
February 15July 15N/A N/A

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How To Apply

1) Apply to Graduate School : Fill out the online application at Apply Texas.

2) Pay your application fee: $60 initial application fee, $50 for each subsequent application (including changes of entry date, add/change program, or readmission). Application fees may be paid via ApplyTexas at the time of application submission or by credit card on our website.

3) Contact the Graduate Program Coordinator in your prospective department. Many departments have separate application requirements and deadlines, and the Graduate Program Coordinator will be able to assist you in your application process.

4) Send application requirements, from all of the colleges and universities that you have attended to Texas Tech University Graduate School.

Postal Mailing Address
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Box 41030
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030
Physical Mailing Address (Express Mail)
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Boston Ave. at Akron Ave.
Administration 328
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030

Contact Information for Graduate School

If you have any questions about your application, call (806) 742-2781 or email: graduate.admissions@ttu.edu.
To check your application status, please check Raiderlink.

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Test Score Requirements

If both GRE and GMAT are listed as required, either are acceptable.

Yes Not Required

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Additional Requirements for International Students

These are the minimal English language proficiency scores. For a list of English proficiency exempt countries, please visit: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/admissions/international/exempt-countries.php.


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