Master of Public Health / Occupational Health & Safety
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Program Details

The online Master of Public Health in Occupational Health and Safety was designed for working professionals and focuses on the identification and assessment of human health threats and the prevention of injury and disease related to occupational and environmental agents.  The program studies the links between the occupational environment and worker health, studying all aspects of this process from initial exposure to toxicant action to science-based policy development.  Students are trained to recognize and assess exposures, determine the toxicity risk to workers, and develop strategies and management policies for the prevention of injury and disease.


  • Open to students with a bachelor's degree 
  • An undergraduate GPA of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

Special Accreditation

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges