The MS in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences program prepares students for careers in the growing field of Industrial Hygiene. Students learn to assess and measure exposures to environmental and occupational hazards and to develop control strategies to remediate these exposures, with the ultimate aim of ensuring that workplaces in every field, from offices to schools to factories, are safe and healthy environments. It offers courses that develop the scientific framework and technical skills needed to achieve these objectives. Its graduates work as inspectors, health and safety specialists and industrial hygienists for government agencies, institutions, consulting firms and businesses.
Students entering the MS in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences are encouraged to apply for financial support from one of the following two scholarship programs:
The New York Community Trust Industrial Hygiene Scholarship
The National Institute of Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH) Scholarship
An MPH in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences prepares students to recognize, evaluate and control environmental and occupational threats to health. Its graduates work in local, state and federal environmental and occupational health agencies, labor unions, consulting firms, health and safety programs and businesses.