Master of Science in Occupational & Environmental Hygiene

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Welcome to the Master of Science in Occupational and Environmental Hygiene

The Master of Science in Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (MSc OEH) program provides the skills and knowledge to anticipate, recognize, evaluate, and control chemical, physical and biological hazards in workplace and community environments.

Our students use academic tools (e.g. epidemiology, exposure assessment) to make work and community environments safe through applied research or experience gained in industry co-op placements. The MSc OEH program prepares graduates for careers to meet the challenges of today and into the future in research, occupational and environmental hygiene, policy analysis, health and safety, and more.
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    How to Apply

    Learn how to apply to the program, admission requirements, and application dates.
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    Project and Thesis Options

    Read about your co-op and thesis options for the program.
  • Our Faculty and Research

    Read about our faculty, who are leaders in their fields, their research, and the facilities available for research.
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    OEH Careers

    Find out where you can go with your degree, including some facts and figures about salaries, career paths and more.
  • MSc OEH alumna Nicole Boeder wins Roberta Ellis Award

    Recent graduate Nicole Boeder is the first-ever winner of the Roberta Ellis Award for Excellence in the Study and Practice of Occupational and Environmental Health.
  • Meet Our Alumni: Nela Graham, industrial hygienist

    As an industrial hygienist for Metro Vancouver, Nela was drawn to prevention in the workplace as a way to preserve people's health where they spend a large portion of their lives.