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Environmental and Occupational Health Science

Western Kentucky University
36 semester hours
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Bowling Green
Fall

About this program

Environmental and Occupational Health Science

The graduate program in Environmental and Occupational Health Science is designed to provide graduate education for careers focused on the protection of human health and prevention of health hazards in occupational and natural environments. A key component of the program is to understand how exposure to environmental and occupational hazards occurs, and discovering ways to reduce and control the risk of exposure. This interdisciplinary field focuses on environmental hazards to human health, assessment of exposures, mechanisms of environmental response, control of risks associated with environmental hazards, and improving occupational health. Program requirements will provide students a foundation of advanced studies that will increase their skills and knowledge for protecting human health and the environment. This program is designed for working professionals and students desiring opportunities with industry, consulting firms, government agencies, and other environmental and occupational health science professions.

The Master of Science in Environmental and Occupational Health Science is accredited by the National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council (EHAC).

Admission requirements

International Admissions Requirements

  • A completed application HERE
  • Official transcripts demonstrating completion of bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university & certified English translation
  • Any additional program requirements (writing samples, resume/vita, etc.)
  • GRE/GMAT scores, if required by program
  • Adequate academic preparation in the field of specialization
  • English proficiency requirements (one of the following):
    • TOEFL, IBT – 79
    • IELTS – 6.5
    • ELS - Level 112
  • $95 non-refundable application fee
  • Financial Evidence of Support must be provided to obtain an I-20
  • Students transferring from within the US will need to fill out the Transfer-In Form

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

  • Health Promotion in the Workplace
  • Principles of Occupational Safety and Health
  • Environmental Management and Risk Assessment
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Research Methods
  • Biostatistics for Public Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Principles of Environmental Health

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition

Fall 2021/Spring 2022 Semester

  • Resident :$607
  • Military Veteran/Dependent Resident :$607
  • Kentucky / Multi-state P-12 Educator :$350
  • Non-Resident (Domestic) :$917
  • Non-Resident (International) :$953

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Western Kentucky University

Founded in 1906, WKU is home to many highly-ranked and nationally-recognized academic programs such as business/management, journalism/broadcasting, engineering, computer sciences, social sciences, and public health, but it holds over 200 course programs that span the academic spectrum. More than 17,000...


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HGK
This is an excellent university for a master's in environmental science.

Contact info

Western Kentucky University

1906 College Heights Blvd.
42101 Bowling Green Kentucky
United States of America (USA)

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www.wku.edu

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