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.
Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences
The Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences is home to one of the largest environmental health programs in the nation, and the only one that incorporates radiological health into its core curriculum. Students and researchers in environmental health investigate how natural and built environments affect human and animal health and seek solutions to minimize negative health consequences of environmental and workplace exposures. Radiological health has a long tradition at CSU focused on the biological effects of radiation, including laboratory studies of the damaging effects of radiation, and clinical uses of radiation in diagnostic imaging and cancer therapy.
Graduates are typically employed in leadership positions in the field of occupational safety and health, as professors at universities, program managers and directors at multinational companies, researchers at private and public organizations, as well as managing consultants in industry.
- Occupational Safety and Health
Students have the flexibility to pursue research related to ergonomics and safety, ranging from approaches in psychology and engineering, to the health sciences and occupational epidemiology.
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.
|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)|
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Tuition and Financial Aid
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