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  School of Public Health 2017-2018 Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) Programs Occupational Safety and Health Curriculum  


Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) Curriculum (45 credits) in Occupational Safety and Health

Students seeking the M.P.H. in occupational safety and health must complete 45 credits of academic work with a minimum GPA of at least 3.0; earn no more than 9 credits bearing grades less than B; and complete the degree requirements within six years. Courses are 3 credits unless otherwise noted.

CORE COURSES (15 credits)

  • PHCO 0501 - Health Systems and Policy
  • PHCO 0502 - Principles and Methods of Epidemiology (Prerequisite: Quantitative Skills Assessment)
  • PHCO 0503 - Introduction to Environmental Health
  • PHCO 0504 - Introduction to Biostatistics (Prerequisite: Quantitative Skills Assessment)
  • PHCO 0505 - Health Education and Behavioral Science in Public Health
FIELDWORK (6 credits)
  • FDWC 0600 - Fieldwork I (1 credit)
  • FDWC 0601 - Fieldwork II (5 credits)


  • ENOH 0654 - Occupational Safety and Workplace Risk Mitigation
  • ENOH 0656 - Environmental Risk Assessment
  • ENOH 0693 - Principles of Occupational Health
  • ENOH 0695 - Environmental Exposure Measurement and Assessment
  • ENOH 0699 - Principles of Industrial Hygiene

  • Students may choose elective courses from among other department courses, from courses within Rutgers School of Public Health, or other Rutgers graduate programs with faculty adviser approval.
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