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Student Outcomes for MS in IH/EHS

IH 1:    Describe patterns and mechanisms of occupational/environmental diseases based upon interpretation of epidemiologic evidence and knowledge of toxicological/physiological interaction of hazardous agents with the human body.

IH 2r:   Recognize and identify sources of chemical, physical, biological, and ergonomic stressors, and predict qualitative and quantitative aspects of the generation of these stressors

IH 3r:   Design programs or procedures to reduce or eliminate occupational and environmental hazards, including the recommendation and evaluation of controls in accordance with the hierarchy of controls.

IH 4:    Select and use appropriate strategies and methods for quantitative and qualitative exposure assessment, and apply statistical principles to the collection and interpretation of industrial hygiene, safety, and environmental data.

IH 5:    Communicate effectively with all levels of an organization, with the public, and with professional peers concerning health and safety.

IH 6:    Interpret and apply relevant occupational and environmental regulations and standards.

IH 7:    Understand ethical responsibilities and the impacts of professional practice in the organizational, societal, and global contexts of public health.

IH 8r:   Make a business case for occupational/environmental health and safety programs, and promote teamwork, management systems, and workplace culture to develop and sustain such programs. 

IH 9:    Demonstrate research and critical thinking skills necessary to maintain and enhance one’s professional competence throughout one’s career.

IH 10: Identify vulnerable populations at disparate risk of adverse occupational and/or environmental health outcomes based upon societal inequalities. 

Approved by Industrial Hygiene Constituent Committee and OEH Faculty 4/21/2022