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MS Program Curriculum

Master of Science (MS) Degree in Industrial Hygiene & Environmental Health Sciences

Accredited by the Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Applicants to the MS OEH program must have completed College Algebra or higher course, 36 hours in basic sciences, mathematics, engineering and technology with at least 12 hours in chemistry to include organic chemistry, a course in biology, physiology, biochemistry, or other appropriate life science course, and one course in physics; plus a minimum of 21 hours in communications, humanities, and social sciences; and other entry requirements of the College.

This degree program is subject to the policies and procedures printed in the University of Oklahoma Hudson College of Public Health Bulletin.


Required Courses (49 credit hours)

OEH 5013 Environmental Health
OEH 5103 Occupational and Environmental Health Sampling Strategies
OEH 5213 Principles of Environmental Health and Safety Management
OEH 5262 Occupational and Environmental Laws and Regulations
OEH 5702 Principles of Safety
OEH 5723 Fundamentals of Occupational and Environmental Health Science
OEH 5734 Noise and Radiation Hazards
OEH 5742 Industrial Hygiene and Environmental Measurements
OEH 5973 Communication in Ethics in Occupational and Environmental Health
OEH 5980 Research for Master's Thesis (4 credit hours)
OEH 5553 Occupational and Environmental Toxicology
OEH 5752 Occupational Hazards Control
OEH 5801 Basic Ergonomics
OEH 5940 Field Practice (160 Contact hours, 1 credit hour)

BSE 5113 Principles of Epidemiology
BSE 5163 Biostatistics Methods I

HPS 5213 Social and Behavioral Science in Public Health   
HAP 5453 U.S. Health Care Systems
HPS 5211 Qualitative Methods in Public Health

Additional Degree Requirements

Quantitative Skills Examination
Industrial Hygiene Knowledge Survey
Oral Thesis Defense
Master's Thesis