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Occupational Safety and Health

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administrative contact

Marie Owen
Marie.Owen@mail.wvu.edu
phone: 304-293-9470

program contact

Gary L. Winn
Professor
Industrial and Management Systems Engineering
gary.winn@mail.wvu.edu
phone: 304-293-9476
fax: 304-293-4970

Program Details

Areas of Emphasis

occupational safety and health

Program Description

The goal of the Occupational Safety and Health PhD major is to educate and train, to the highest level of competency in teaching and research, men and women as occupational safety and health professionals for industry, government, and academia.

Career Profile

The profession of occupational safety and health is very broad but is generally recognized to consist of three disciplines broadly defined as ergonomics, industrial hygiene, and safety. The Occupational Safety and Health PhD major would allow students to focus their study in any one of these areas or to study more broadly in more than one area.

Delivery Methods Available

  • on campus

Graduate Program Application Requirements

Applicants must arrange for official copies of transcripts and test scores to be sent directly to the WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment at PO Box 6510, Morgantown, WV 26506-6510. If being sent by delivery service (Federal Express, UPS, etc) requiring a street address, please use WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, 1500 One Waterfront Place, Morgantown, WV 26501. The program requirements listed below (if any) are in addition to the main WVU Graduate Application.

  • Test Requirements: GRE
  • See "Additional Information" below for other requirements

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Please see Office of Admissions - English Language Proficiency for more information.

Pre-Qualification Process

Applicants must arrange for official copies of transcripts and test scores to be sent directly to the WVU Office of Admissions at PO Box 6009, Morgantown, WV 26506.

Additional Information

For additional requirements, see
http://www.imse.cemr.wvu.edu/grad/degree-info.php?degree=phdosh.

All applications whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Please see the Office of Admissions, English Language Proficiency, for more information.

Apply Now

Prospective students should apply online at:
https://app.applyyourself.com/AYApplicantLogin/fl_ApplicantConnectLogin.asp?id=wvugrad.

Application Priority Dates and Deadlines

  • Fall Deadline: April 1
  • Spring Deadline: October 1

Accreditation

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.