PhD in Occupational and Environmental Health

The PhD in Occupational and Environmental Health (OEH) is an advanced research degree that emphasizes depth of knowledge and original research skills. The PhD in OEH is designed to develop leaders in environmental and occupational health research and practice.

The PhD program is tailored to meet students’ research and professional interests. Students work with their faculty advisor to design a specialized curriculum of coursework and research projects in the following areas:

  • Agricultural Safety and Health
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Ergonomics
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Occupational Epidemiology
  • Occupational Injury Prevention

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You’ll graduate qualified for a career in a range of private, public and academic positions; consulting firms; state and federal occupational and environmental agencies; chemical, consumer products, pharmaceutical industries; and major universities.


Questions or comments? Contact Asa, David. This page was last reviewed on July 15, 2019.