Master of Science (MS) in Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences – Revised Curriculum for Fall 2019
The MS in Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences program is designed for individuals seeking careers as environmental and/or occupational health professionals. While emphasizing the recognition, evaluation and control of environmental and occupational factors affecting health, the curriculum also includes consideration of economic, sociopolitical, and regulatory issues. In 2001 the program was accredited by the ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) in Industrial Hygiene. The program is a member of the NIOSH supported Education and Research Center for the New York and New Jersey area which offers fellowships to academically qualified individuals wishing to study industrial hygiene.
The M.S. in industrial hygiene is an ABET accredited program funded through the NIOSH ERCs. Students admitted into the M.S. degree program are eligible for at least 24 credits of tuition reimbursement. Admission criteria for the M.S. degree include a baccalaureate degree in a science or engineering, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0., and a minimum GRE score of 150 for quantitative and verbal reasoning. Considerations will be given to promising applicants that our currently working in the field. All applicants must have completed at least 40 credit hours in the following courses: biology, chemistry, health sciences, mathematics, statistics, physics, or engineering prior to admission.
|Admission Requirements for all MS concentrations||
|Additional Admission Requirements||
|Apply||All degree-seeking students must complete the SOPHAS application.
|Foundational Knowledge (0 credits)||PUBH 601 Foundations of Public Health Knowledge*|
|Core Coursework (6 credits)||PUBH 613 Designs, Concepts, and Methods in Public Health Research|
|PUBH 614 Quantitative and Qualitative Data Analysis Methods in Public Health Research|
|Required Coursework (21 credits)||EOHS 622 Environmental and Occupational Toxicology|
|EOHS 623 Principles of Industrial Hygiene|
|EOHS 626 Industrial Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality|
|EOHS 627 Noise and Radiation Hazards and Controls|
|EOHS 633 Introduction to Environmental and Occupational Health|
|EOHS 625 Hazard Evaluation and Instrumentation|
|EOHS 643 Industrial Safety and Management|
|Elective Coursework (9 credits)||Three (3) electives chosen in consultation with faculty advisor|
|Culminating Experience (3 credits)||PUBH 698 Capstone Project|
|Total Credits Required||39|
*PUBH 601 must be completed during a student’s first semester. Students who obtained a bachelor’s degree from a CEPH-accredited college will be waived from this requirement.