Occupational Injury Prevention Research Training (PhD)

Occupational Injury Prevention Research Training (OIPRT) provides a multifaceted approach to advanced academic and research training, with a primary goal to prevent and control occupational injuries.

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Why Minnesota?

  • Unique: Our program is among the few in the country that has developed a strong focus on methodological aspects of studying occupational injuries and incorporating relevant analytical techniques.
  • Active Research: Both students and faculty are actively involved in presenting research findings at major local, national, and international professional meetings and in peer-reviewed publications.
  • Supportive: Collaborate, instead of compete, with classmates and receive thorough and thoughtful mentoring from your faculty adviser.
  • Funding: This program is part of the nationally funded Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety Education and Research Center, which often provides tuition benefits and stipends to eligible students.
  • Development: Our faculty encourage students to grow as researchers and professionals throughout their studies.
  • Reputation: As a top-ranked school of public health with a focus on research, graduates from Minnesota have strong job placements.

Application Deadline

Scholarship Consideration Deadline: December 1
Final Deadline: June 15

Contact Us

Program Coordinator
Khosi Nkosi
612-625-0622
nkosi001@umn.edu

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