Online MSPH in Industrial Hygiene at a Glance
ABET Accredited Since ‘96
Our MSPH in Industrial Hygiene was one of the first programs of its kind to achieve ABET accreditation — a status we have maintained for more than 20 years.
Path to the Industrial Hygienist Certification
When you graduate, you gain one year of credit toward the experience requirement for the board-certified industrial hygienist exam.
Supported by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Our MSPH in Industrial Hygiene is supported by a training and education grant awarded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
Field-Tested, Experienced Faculty
Our faculty members leverage their extensive industry knowledge to give you real-world insight to better approach and adapt to current issues impacting the industry.
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Who should enroll in the MSPH in Industrial Hygiene program?
The MSPH in Industrial Hygiene is ideal for any early- or mid-career public health and workplace safety professional who wants to advance their career by developing a more scientific, methodological approach to analyzing and preventing potential hazards in workplaces. Whether in a commercial or industrial setting, or in an academic research context, our graduates become leading public health experts with the research-backed, holistic perspective that creates healthier workspaces.
Learn From a Science-Based Approach
Through our scientific curriculum, you will learn how to analytically identify exposure, estimate risk, and inform control strategies.
Find a Balance Between Safety and Efficiency
As a graduate, you will be able to thoughtfully balance both commercial and industry needs to ensure efficiency and profitability, without sacrificing worker safety and occupational compliance.
Master Regulatory Compliance
Our curriculum emphasizes how regulatory compliance helps guide you toward healthier and safer workplaces.
Communicate With Key Stakeholders
You will learn communication techniques that will allow you to more effectively present risk and compliance information to your peers and communities.
Our School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (SPHTM) faculty are well-rounded industry professionals who boast years of experience in a variety of public health disciplines and bring their real-word expertise into all of Tulane’s online public health programs. Here are a few of our esteemed faculty who teach across SPHTM online programs:
Thomas J. Stranova, ScD, MHA
Dr. Stranova has held leadership positions in a variety of healthcare settings, including New Orleans-based Ochsner Health and the Tulane University Hospital & Clinic, where he developed a particular interest in leveraging organizational theory and strategic management principles to improve health systems.
Mark J. Wilson, PhD, MSPH
Dr. Mark Wilson is a molecular toxicologist and industrial hygienist who’s research focuses on the role modifiable lifestyle factors play in the sensitivities to the negative effects of occupational exposures.
The Growing Need for Public Health
With a scientific approach to workplace safety, plus the hands-on experience you will gain, you will graduate from Tulane as a qualified and resourceful industrial hygiene professional. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the employment of health and safety engineers and occupational health and safety specialists to increase by at least 4% over the next eight years. With an MSPH in Industrial Hygiene, you will be ready for roles such as:
- Director of occupational health and safety
- Senior compliance consultant
- Senior industrial hygienist
- Environmental monitor
- Regulatory affairs specialist