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 Applications open: October 15, 2024 (for September 2025 admission)
Application deadline: January 15, 2025

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 graduates pursue careers in research, occupational and environmental hygiene, policy analysis, health and safety, and more. This Occupational and Environmental program leads to careers in occupational health and in industrial hygiene among other growing industries.

To see the latest research in the field, follow the link here to the past OEH seminars.

Did you know? This program has been offered at UBC since 1992. Originally, it was under the School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, which merged with the School of Population and Public Health in 2011.


MSc OEH Information Sessions

In 2023, the program conducted three information sessions, held on November 7, November 15, and December 19. The recording for the session held on November 15 can be accessed using this link: https://spph.ubc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2023/12/OEH-Info-Session-Nov-24_2023.mp4. The talk was led by OEH Division Head and Program Director Dr. Chris McLeod followed by Q & A.

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