Master of Science in Occupational Ergonomics and Safety

An interdisciplinary M.S. degree program in Occupational Ergonomics and Safety is offered through the Department of Industrial Engineering in collaboration with the School of Medicine. These programs of study are individually structured to fit the student’s interests and career objectives.

The program will consist of a 36 hour Master's degree program in Occupational Ergonomics and Safety in the Department of Industrial Engineering.  The program will include 33 hours of course work in the areas of ergonomics and safety and 3 hours on internship in an industrial or health care related facility.  Research areas will include musculoskeletal injuries, occupational stress, automation and design for older workers and special populations.

Curriculum Requirements

Course List
Common Core Courses  
IEN 651 Accident Prevention Systems 3
IEN 657 Ergonomics And Human Factors Engineering 3
IEN 658 Industrial Hygiene I 3
IEN 712 Design of Experiments 3
IEN 757 Ergonomics and Occupational Biomechanics 3
IEN 758 Ergonomics and Special Populations 3
IEN 794 Master's Project 3
EPH 621 Fundamentals of Epidemiology 3
Electives (12 credits) 12
Total Credit Hours 36