Ph.D. in Environmental Health Industrial Hygiene Specialization

The Ph.D. in environmental health industrial hygiene specialization focuses on the science and art of recognizing, assessing, and controlling workplace hazards in order to protect the health of workers and community citizens.

Program Highlights

  • Prepares students for a rewarding career protecting the health and safety of people in the workplace and community

  • Program emphasizes developing hands-on and technical skills and provides on-the-job learning opportunities

  • Accredited by the Applied Sciences Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology

Career Opportunities

  • Research
  • Academia
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Environmental Health
  • Engineering
  • Government Agencies

Research Opportunities

Our program offers multidisciplinary training in ergonomics, occupational safety, and aerosol science, specialized in bioaerosols and nanoparticles.

Our department hosts the Colorado OSHA Consultation Program that provides on-the-job learning opportunities for our students.

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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