Master of Science in Occupational Health-Industrial Hygiene

Career Opportunities

The curriculum at the University of Toledo - Health Science Campus consists of advanced courses and research designed to prepare and qualify students for entry- and upper-level positions as Industrial Hygiene Specialists at:

  • Insurance agencies                                                                                                         chris1
  • Manufacturing and service industries
  • Health care organizations
  • Labor unions
  • Academic institutions
  • Consulting firms
  • Public utilities
  • Governmental agencies

In addition, the curriculum will benefit those intending to eventually take applicable certification examinations, such as the American Board of Industrial Hygiene CIH and/or Board of Certified Safety Professionals CSP examinations. Based on a 2013 AIHA compensation survey, the average salary with less than five years in the profession and a MS degree in our field was $70,271.

Visit these sites for career opportunities:

AIHA careers
https://careeradvantage.aiha.org/jobseekers/

ASSP careers
https://jobs.assp.org/ 

OSHA careers
https://www.dol.gov/general/jobs

EPA Careers
https://www.epa.gov/careers

BLS jobs
https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes192041.htm
https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/occupational-health-and-safety-specialists-and-technicians.htm#tab-1 

Last Updated: 7/1/19