The Department of Occupational and Environmental Health has been recognized as a national leader in industrial hygiene education. The Master of Science (MS) program in Industrial Hygiene and Environmental Health Sciences is accredited by the Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. ABET accreditation is the only program accreditation recognized by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene, and is the hallmark of excellence for industrial hygiene education. The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center is one of only twenty-three universities nationwide with an accredited graduate industrial hygiene program.
Graduates of the Master of Science program in Master of Industrial Hygiene And Environmental Health Sciences at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center will be professional practitioners who apply scientific knowledge to the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of environmental hazards or stresses affecting human health. Competencies demonstrated by graduates will include the ability:
- To identify overt and potential health hazards in the workplace and to apply analytical skills in the evaluation of those health risks;
- To effect control of workplace hazards through application of engineering, administrative, or personal protective procedures;
- To educate workers and management concerning occupational hazards and the prevention of occupational health problems;
- To apply knowledge of the regulations of various agencies having occupational health and safety functions;
- To function on multidisciplinary teams to protect and enhance worker health.
- Environmental Health
- Occupational and Environmental Health Sampling Strategies
- Principles of Environmental Health and Safety Management
- Occupational and Environmental Laws and Regulations
- Principles of Safety
- Fundamentals of Occupational and Environmental Health Science
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- If at least 12 semester hours of graduate work have been taken, then the minimum GPA will be based on the graduate work.
- In addition to other entry requirements of the College of Public Health, applicants to the MS program in OEH must have completed the following: College Algebra or higher course, 60 hours in basic sciences, mathematics, engineering and technology, with at least 12 hours in chemistry to include organic chemistry and a course in physiology, biochemistry, or other appropriate life science course, and one course in physics.
- Also required is a minimum of 21 hours in communications, humanities, and social sciences.
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