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IH professors Gurumurthy Ramachandran and Pete Raynor and IH graduate student Jooyeon Hwang conduct a walk-through survey of particle levels and engineering controls at a taconite processing facility in Eveleth, MN. View profile of Jooyeon Hwang.

Introduction to the Industrial Hygiene Program

Gurumurthy Ramachandran, PhD, CIH, Program Director

The Industrial Hygiene (IH) program is concerned with the health and safety of people at work, and the community at large. Specific concerns are with the recognition, evaluation and control of potential workplace hazards, including chemical, physical and biological agents; and the potential health threats to the community and the environment.

The degree options for this program are a Master of Public Health (MPH), a Master of Science (MS), and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Environmental Health. Learn more about the degrees.

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The Industrial Hygiene Master's (MPH and MS) programs are accredited by the Applied Science Accreditation Commission of ABET,


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