Occupational Safety and Ergonomics

University of Cincinnati

30 months
12790 USD/year
12790 USD/year
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The interdisciplinary course of study for the Occupational Safety and Ergonomics program offered by the University of Cincinnati includes classes is offered with courses from the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) in the College of Medicine and the Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Nuclear Engineering (MINE) in the College of Engineering & Applied Sciences.


The Occupational Safety and Ergonomics curriculum at the University of Cincinnati is designed to provide dual emphasis on the health and engineering aspects of ergonomics and safety, and to prepare the students to meet the current and future ergonomic/safety concerns of the workforce. In general, a student with an undergraduate engineering degree will apply for admission into OSE through MINE while those with majors in medical sciences, biology, chemistry, physics, psychology and management will apply through the DEH. Students are encouraged to take as many elective courses as possible from both departments in order to ensure broad based training in both the engineering and the health aspects of ergonomics and safety.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Health Seminar
  • Practice in Occupational Exposure Assessment I
  • Identification of Potential Workplace Exposures
  • Introduction to Epidemiology
  • Introduction to Biostatistics
  • Principles of Occupational Exposure Assesment
  • Professional Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Contact Information
  • College(s) attended
  • Selection of your desired program
  • CV or resume
  • Statement of Purpose and objectives
  • Unofficial transcripts for ALL higher education institutions attended
  • Three Letters of Recommendation from individuals familiar with your academic or professional background.
  • Official transcripts of all colleges and universities must be submitted if accepted to the program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12790 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6395 USD per semester and a duration of 30 months.
  • National

    12790 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6395 USD per semester and a duration of 30 months.


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