The Master of Science in Work Environment program is closed for new admissions at this time. Please consider the Master of Public Health program.
Lead the way to a healthier world by learning from internationally renowned faculty and conducting real-world research. You’ll gain the technical skills and experience necessary to make a difference in a rewarding career improving health, safety and the environment.
Choose the option that interests you:
Graduates of the Master’s in Work Environment program are hired by industries, government agencies, consulting firms, insurance agencies and labor and community organizations. Many start their own consulting firms. The profession continues to grow:
This is a two-year full time program with summer internships available for all Master’s students. The program can also be done part-time with most classes offered in the evening on a rotating schedule.
Financial Assistance Available
Students enrolled in Work Environment degree programs may be eligible for financial support through the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Training Project Grant. You must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident to apply. Learn more about eligibility and support by requesting the application from Prof. Susan Woskie.
Read about the program in the article $2M Grant Trains Public Health Students.
Please email Prof. Susan Woskie, Graduate Coordinator for the MS in Work Environment.
Transfer student Amanda Murray started in UMass Lowell's clinical laboratory sciences, moving to community health, where faculty helped guide her and provide internship opportunities in her area of interest: occupational and environmental health.