M.Sc. On Campus

Environmental Health - Industrial Hygiene

12 months
31766 USD/year
15568 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Environmental Health - Industrial Hygiene at Colorado State University is a thesis-based program that studies the science and art of recognizing, assessing, and controlling workplace hazards in order to protect the health of workers and community citizens.


The foundation of the program is driven by the utilization of a systems approach in human-centered design and in the most current safety theories and practice. 

The Environmental Health - Industrial Hygiene at Colorado State University integrates a multidisciplinary approach from psychology, engineering, the health sciences and safety to better understand and optimize human well-being and overall system performance in the workplace.

Graduates from this master's program are typically employed as health and safety managers, ergonomic consultants, safety specialists, human factor specialists and risk analysts. 

Companies hiring our graduates often include manufacturing companies, consulting firms, municipalities, universities, medical device companies and insurance companies.


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


This program is accredited by the Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental and Occupational Health Issues
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Industrial Hygiene Laboratory
  • Occupational Safety
  • Epidemiologic Methods
  • Advanced Occupational Health
  • Principles of Ergonomics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


35 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Interested applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to be considered for this program, as well as coursework in algebra, biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, and physics. Additional coursework in anatomy, physiology, advanced chemistry, statistics, research methods, and advanced mathematics is also favorable. A baccalaureate degree in engineering, or biological, physical, behavioral, or health sciences is preferred. The Graduate Record Exam is required (the Medical College Admission Test is also accepted).
  • Admission is based on many factors including academic strengths, undergraduate preparation, work experience, research experience, and extracurricular activities.
  • Each candidate is evaluated on individual merits and qualities, with particular emphasis placed on the written statement. The personal statement should be a clear and concise portrayal of the candidate’s academic

Tuition Fee

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    15568 USD/year
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Living costs for Fort Collins

1210 - 1800 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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