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Industrial Hygiene And Environmental Health Sciences

University of Oklahoma

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The Master of Industrial Hygiene And Environmental Health Sciences program from the University of Oklahoma will prepare professional practitioners to apply scientific knowledge to the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of environmental hazards or stresses affecting human health.

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Overview

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.

Program Objectives

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  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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