Master of Science in Occupational Health-Industrial Hygiene

Professional Organizations

Students are encouraged to join professional organizations affiliated with our field. Many of these organizations offer student membership rates and special student programs at professional meetings. Students are encouraged to attend professional meetings and to present papers. The faculty is pleased to work with students to help them prepare presentations. When possible, financial support to attend meetings and papers will be provided to students.

American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)
AIHA is a nonprofit organization serving professional dedicated to the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, control and confirmation of environmental stressors in or arising from the workplace that may result in injury, illness, impairment, or affect the well-being of workers and members of the community. AIHA

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH®)
ACGIH® is a 501(c)(3) charitable scientific organization that advances occupational and environmental health.

American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP)
ASSP provides education, advocacy, standards development and a professional community to its members in order to advance their careers and the OSH profession as a whole.

National Safety Council (NSC)
NSC eliminates preventable deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research education and advocacy.

American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH)
ABIH is the premier credentialing organization for professions based on the science of protecting and enhancing the health, safety and environments of people at work and in their communities. It serves it credentialing practitioners by establishing and administering a valid, reliable and rigorous credentialing process to the public and meet the needs of employers.

Public Health Student Organization (UTPHSO)
The purpose of the Public Health Student Organization (PHSO) is to provide academic and professional development, support and guidance to students in the MSOH-IH and MPH programs by:

  • Promoting community service within the Public and Occupational Health fields
  • Helping students gain networking and mentoring opportunities in Public and Occupational Health
  • Informing students about interesting internships and careers in Public and Occupational Health


Last Updated: 1/28/21