The Graduate School Advance to a Higher Degree


Supported Degree Objectives

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Master of Science (MS)

Required Supporting Documents

Doctoral and Master's Degree Program Requirements

  • Cumulative Grade Point Average from most recently conferred undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree:
    • 3.0 or equivalent (A=4.0)

Application Deadlines

  • Fall Spring Summer
    May 15 October 15 May 1 U.S. Citizen
    May 15 October 15 May 1 International
    December 15 May 1 (Special Cases) No Entry Fellowships/Assistantships
    May 15 U.S. Citizen
    May 15 International
    December 15 Fellowships/Assistantships
    October 15 U.S. Citizen
    October 15 International
    May 1 (Special Cases) Fellowships/Assistantships
    May 1 U.S. Citizen
    May 1 International
    No Entry Fellowships/Assistantships

Program Contact Information

  • Name Jason Cannon, Ph.D.
    Title Associate Professor and Director, Toxicology Graduate Program
    Phone 765-494-0794
    Web Program Website
    Address Graduate Admissions Committee
    School of Health Sciences
    Karen Walker
    550 Stadium Mall Drive - HAMP 1173
    West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051

Additional Information

  • Current master's students wishing to move to a doctoral degree program in this same graduate program will not be required to submit a new application.
  • At this time, Purdue University is not certified by the Department of Homeland Security to offer visa eligibility documents to international students who are admitted into this program. For additional information please contact International Student Services by emailing

Ernest C. Young Hall, Room 170 | 155  S. Grant Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2114 | 765-494-2600

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