Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Occupational Hygiene PhD

Occupational hygienists play a vital role in protecting workers, ensuring healthy and safe workplaces and communities. They safeguard against hazards like chemicals, physical risks, and biological agents.

Purpose-driven career opportunities await skilled practitioners and researchers in industry, government, academia, and research institutions. Learn more by reading, “What is an Occupational Hygienist?

Student Profile

Rebecca Burton

For me, the most important thing about the program is being able to complete it a little bit at a time, at my own pace, in conjunction with my other responsibilities.

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Advantages of the Program

  • Funding opportunities. U.S. citizens and permanent residents can receive traineeships that cover tuition and fees for full- and part-time enrollment.
  • Connections. Strong relationships with industry partners such as 3M, Apple, Cummins, and Medtronic enhance the student experience through classroom instruction and support for field experiences.
  • State-of-the-art facilities. The 2,500 sq. ft. Occupational Hygiene Laboratory is well-equipped with the latest instruments and equipment necessary to learn sampling procedures and conduct research.
  • Supportive community. An energetic and highly supportive network of alumni and friends in a major metropolitan area lead to many opportunities for paid internships and post-graduation employment in the Twin Cities.

Application Deadline

Scholarship Deadline: December 1
Final Deadline: June 15

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