Master of Science in Occupational Health (MSOH)
The Master of Science in Occupational Health (MSOH) degree program is designed to train occupational health professionals for professional practice or transition to further research training. The MSOH degree is intended to be completed in two years of full-time study and requires a research-based master’s thesis or non-thesis project.
The MSOH program currently has the following approved emphases:
- Industrial Hygiene (IH)
- Occupational Safety
- Occupational Injury Prevention Research Training (OIPRT)
- General Occupational Health
Each program emphases involves major components in collaboration with the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Department of Family Medicine. Students will complete required and elective courses equal to or greater than 36 credit hours, pass a summative examination to be completed towards the end of their program and submit a research-based project involving a substantive written work product and oral defense presentation.
Full-time MSOH students may receive full or partial NIOSH stipend support and through the University, this can include tuition assistance.
A complete list of course requirements and degree competencies can also be found within our departmental handbook listed here: OEH Handbook