Master of Science in Occupational Health-Industrial Hygiene

Year-round programs with faculty dedicated to student success, opportunities for research involvement and access to modern facilities. Classes are offered both during the day and evenings.


abet logoThe School of Population Health offers a Master of Science in Occupational Health (MSOH) degree, Industrial Hygiene major (IH).  The MSOH - IH program is accredited by the Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission (ANSAC) of ABET.

Industrial Hygiene professionals are involved in understanding and implementing scientific, technical, and regulatory aspects that focus on preventing and controlling workers' exposures to factors and agents that can cause them harm. 

MSOH-IH students can expect:

  • A comprehensive and flexible curriculum
  • Research and data collection opportunities
  • Preparation for certification examinations

Job opportunities as an Industrial Hygiene Professional include:

  • Government agencies
  • Manufacturing and service industries
  • Labor unions
  • Consulting firms
  • Health care organizations
  • Academic institutions

The program is recognized as a CDC/NIOSH Training Program and has received a grant as part of the Healthy People initiative. Through this grant, a few scholarships are available to new students. For more information on these scholarships, click here.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.  If you would like more information or to schedule a visit, please contact our Program Director, Dr. April Ames, at

Apply to the MSOH program Here


Last Updated: 5/25/22