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Gain comprehensive and interdisciplinary education in preparation for a leadership role in the Occupational and Environmental Health sector, an expansive lucrative job market

Darrah Sleeth, PhD, CIH
Acting Director of Industrial Hygiene Program

Industrial Hygiene (IH) is the art and science of anticipating, recognizing, and controlling occupational and environmental health and safety concerns. Industrial Hygienists work in diverse sectors to promote health, safety, and well-being among workers and communities.Intended for students who wish to the further their careers in occupational health practice, students gain the opportunity to complete coursework in occupational epidemiology, biostatistics, ergonomics, industrial hygiene, toxicology, occupational health psychology and administration and management. Comprehensive and interdisciplinary education that prepares students to become strong leaders in the Occupational and Environmental Health sector.

The MOH degree with an emphasis in Industrial Hygiene requires a minimum of 30 or more credit hours of coursework and is designed to be completed in 1 year.

A complete list of course requirements and degree competencies for the MOH with the IH emphasis can be found within our departmental handbook listed here: OEH Handbook