Master of Science in Environmental Health Occupational Ergonomics and Safety Specialization

A multidisciplinary group of faculty and courses aim to enhance the workplace in terms of safety, process and product quality, and the quality of work life. The program takes a systems approach to human-centered design, and is rooted in the most current safety theories and practices. To better understand and optimize human well-being and overall system performance in the workplace, the program integrates concepts from psychology, engineering, and the health sciences and safety.

Career Opportunities

  • Ergonomic Consulting
  • Health and Safety Management
  • Human Factors Consulting
  • Risk Analysis
  • Safety Consulting

Research Opportunities

Students can participate in research opportunities in selected areas of environmental and radiological health sciences to independently study, or investigate, a specific topic or topics under the guidance of a faculty member with expertise in that area.

Application Information and Deadlines

Interested applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to be considered for this program. The Graduate Record Exam is required (the Medical College Admission Test is also accepted).

To apply, complete the Online Graduate Application via the Graduate School.

Date Action
February 1 Priority Consideration Deadline (for Domestic Applicants)
May 1 Fall Application Deadline (for International Applicants)
July 1 Fall Application Deadline (for Domestic Applicants)
September 1 Spring Application Deadline (for International Applicants)
November 1 Spring Application Deadline (for Domestic Applicants)

Online Graduate Application

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Tuition and Financial Aid

Students may qualify for financial support, including tuition, stipends, as well as funding for research and travel from the Mountain & Plains Education and Research Center for one to three years. Graduate research assistantships are also available on a competitive basis to qualified students.

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