Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Master's Programs
Curriculum


Core Curriculum

Year One (20 Credits)

Fall Semester

Course Title Credits
FT 605 Analytical Forensic Toxicology
3
FT 606 Analytical Forensic Toxicology Lab
1
Management or General Elective
2

Spring I Semester

Course Title Credits
FT 705 Advanced Analytical Forensic Toxicology  3
FT 706 Advanced Analytical Forensic Toxicology Lab  1
FT 610 Legal Procedure and Ethics 1

Spring II Semester

Course Title CREDITS
PR 525 Clinical Pharmacology  3
Management or General Elective  2

Summer Semester

Course Title CREDITS
FT 880 Master’s Thesis Research  1
GC 660 Statistical Methods of Data Analysis  3

Year Two (20 Credits)

Fall Semester

Course Title CREDITS
FT 715 Interpretative Forensic Toxicology 3
FT 716 Interpretative Forensic Toxicology Lab 1
FT 880  Master’s Thesis Research 1

Spring I Semester

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
FT 880 Master’s Thesis Research 2
FT 620 Forensic Science Forum 1
Management or General Elective 3

Spring II Semester

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
FT 880 Master’s Thesis Research 2
Management or General Elective 3

Summer Semester

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
FT 810 Laboratory Clerkship 3
FT 815 Regulatory Issues in Forensic Toxicology 1

Program Structure

A total of 40 credits are required for degree completion. The required breakdown of courses and electives is as follows.

12 Foundation Courses (30 credits)

Course Title Credits
PR 525 Clinical Pharmacology  3
FT 605 Analytical Forensic Toxicology  3
FT 606 Analytical Forensic Toxicology Lab  1
FT 705 Advanced Analytical Forensic Toxicology  3
FT 706 Advanced Analytical Forensic Toxicology Lab  1
FT 715 Interpretative Forensic Toxicology 3
FT 716 Interpretative Forensic Toxicology Lab  1
FT 610 Legal Procedure and Ethics  1
FT 620 Forensic Science Forum 1
GC 660 Statistical Methods of Data Analysis 3
FT 815 Regulatory Issues in Forensic Toxicology  1
FT 880 Master’s Thesis Research - 6 Total variable
FT 810 Toxicology Laboratory Clerkship  3

MINIMUM FIVE CREDITS OF MANAGEMENT COURSES

Course Title Credits
GC 510 Database Design and Management 2
GC 525 Information Technology for Decision Making
3
GC 600 Management Skills 3
GC 605 Performance Improvement  2
GC 610 Strategic Management  2
GC 620 Fundamentals of Financial Management  3

MINIMUM FIVE CREDITS OF ELECTIVE COURSES

Course Title Credits
CB 570 Pathologic Aspects of Disease 3
GC 625 Drug Development Issues  2
GC 640 Ethical Conduct of Research  1
MI 580 Principles of Epidemiology 3
PR 505 Environmental and Occupational Toxicology  3
PR 522 General Pharmacology  3
PR 526 Pharmacogenomics  2
PR 630 General Toxicology  3

*Additional elective courses may be selected after consultation with the Program Director