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PhD Program Admission Requirements

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree

The Doctor of Philosophy program in Occupational and Environmental Health (PhD OEH) is an advanced, research-oriented degree program requiring in-depth study of and research in a specialty area within the broad field of occupational and environmental health. General requirements for admission are consistent with those applicable to all PhD programs as described in the Graduate College Bulletin.

To be admitted to the PhD in OEH program, the applicant must hold a Master’s degree from an accredited institution in a related field and display a clear research orientation and firm knowledge of research techniques. The Master’s degree must be from an institution which has English as its primary language of instruction or the candidate must have scored a minimum of 90 (120 scale) on the TOEFL. Applicants are required to take the Graduate Record Exam (GRE).

It is highly recommended that PhD applicants contact a potential advisor first to express their research interest.

For details about the MPH admission requirements, please contact:

Margaret Phillips, PhD
Chair, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
College of Public Health
P.O. Box 26901
Oklahoma City, OK 73126-0901
Email: Margaret-Phillips@ouhsc.edu
Phone: (405) 271-2070 ext. 46764
Fax: (405)271-1971