A key component of the program is to understand how exposure to environmental and occupational hazards occurs, and discovering ways to reduce and control the risk of exposure. This interdisciplinary field focuses on environmental hazards to human health, assessment of exposures, mechanisms of environmental response, control of risks associated with environmental hazards, and improving occupational health.
Program requirements will provide students a foundation of advanced studies that will increase their skills and knowledge for protecting human health and the environment.
This Environmental and Occupational Health Science program from Western Kentucky University is designed for working professionals and students desiring opportunities with industry, consulting firms, government agencies, and other environmental and occupational health science professions.
Joint Undergraduate Master's Program (JUMP)
This degree offers a Joint Undergraduate Master's Program (JUMP) which provides academically outstanding students the opportunity to complete both an undergraduate and graduate degree in approximately five years. Contact the graduate program coordinator for additional information.
- Health Promotion in the Workplace
- Principles of Occupational Safety and Health
- Environmental Management and Risk Assessment
- Environmental Toxicology
- Research Methods
- Biostatistics for Public Health
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesEnvironmental Management Environmental Sciences Occupational Health and Safety View 666 other Masters in Environmental Sciences in United States
- Baccalaureate degree or higher, or equivalent international degree, from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.
- Minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 or greater on baccalaureate degree or equivalent international degree or minimum GPA of 3.0 on a degree higher than a baccalaureate or equivalent international degree.
- Evidence of English proficiency (international students only)
- Admission may be granted to applicants who fulfill one of the following conditions: 1) A cumulative GPA of greater than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in the Environmental Health and Safety graduate certificate program; 2) a cumulative GPA from a U.S. regionally accredited university of at least a 3.2 on a 4.0 scale; or, 3)Minimums of 139 for the GRE Verbal Score and 139 for the GRE Quantitative Score.
International34308 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 953 USD per credit during 12 months.
National33012 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 917 USD per credit during 12 months.
In-State21852 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 607 USD per credit during 12 months.
Living costs for Bowling Green
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