Heartland Center trainees in Agricultural Safety and Health (ASH) become professionals with the knowledge and skills to anticipate, detect, diagnose, evaluate and control the health and safety hazards of agricultural workers.
Graduates have gone on to set up medical practices in rural areas, to conduct research for NIOSH, to serve as professors in academic institutions, and many other activities that promote greater protection for this important population.
Funding from the Heartland Center – we’ll help pay for your graduate degree.
All students admitted to a Heartland Center training program are automatically considered for funding.
Financial support typically consists of fully paid tuition and a monthly stipend.
Heartland Center funding is available for U.S. citizens and permanent residents only.
Training Program Requirements
Students interested in the ASH training program and in receiving the funding offered by the Heartland Center must enroll in one of the following degree programs:
Every agricultural safety and health student selects an elective focus area (either Industrial Hygiene, Ergonomics, Occupational Epidemiology, Occupational Injury Prevention) to supplement their ASH training, thereby enhancing your attractiveness to employers.
If you satisfy the ASH degree requirements, you also satisfy the training program requirements.
MS/PhD in Agricultural Safety & Health
For more information contact:
David Asa, Graduate Program Coordinator