Dec 04, 2021  
University of Alberta Calendar 2021-2022 
University of Alberta Calendar 2021-2022

The Degree of MSc with Specialization in Analytical and Environmental Toxicology (Laboratory Medicine and Pathology) [Graduate]

Program Requirements

This is a thesis-based program.

Students are required to complete a minimum of ★9 in graded coursework and a thesis.

Required Coursework

  • LABMP 530  – this course is normally taken in the first year
  • LABMP 550  
  • One ★3 graduate-level graded courses in Laboratory Medicine and Pathology (LABMP) or approved courses in other departments
  • Course requirements are approved by the Supervisor and Supervisory Committee based on the background of the student and the area of research specialization.
  • Additional coursework may be required


  • Registration in 900-level THES

Seminar Requirement

Students must attend specified seminars and make one or more oral presentations as specified by the Department.

Ethics Requirement

Thesis-based students in the Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology fulfill the FGSR Academic Integrity and Ethics Training Requirement  through LABMP 530 and by completing the Ethics and Scientific Integrity (ESI) Day offered by the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry.

Professional Development Requirement

Students in the Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology must satisfy the FGSR Professional Development Requirement .

Length of Program

The minimum program length is one year. A realistic program length is 2.5 years.

The maximum time to complete the thesis-based MSc program as set by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research is four years.