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. 

We are now accepting applications for the Spring 2024 and Fall 2024 Semesters.

To apply, please complete the Slate application form.Apply Now

NOTE:  We are are no longer using SOPHAS for applications.


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. NIOSH Training Grant Information

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

If you would like more information or to schedule a visit, please contact our Program Director:

April Ames

April Ames, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
MSOH Program Director

419.383. 5341

Email Dr. april ames


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Last Updated: 9/20/23