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What will I learn?

Work-related injuries, illnesses, and fatalities remain a substantial concern in the U.S. and globally. These adverse events and outcomes involve major human suffering and impose a significant economic burden to individuals, businesses, and nations. This concentration is designed to provide interdisciplinary training and exposure to the major methods, tools, and approaches needed to improve occupational safety and health in the U.S. and beyond. The concentration is also intended to provide the foundation for impactful dissertation research in the areas of occupational ergonomics and safety.

Note: this concentration is required of all students funded through the department’s NIOSH Training Grant.

Which department am I in?

College of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (36 credit hours)

Tuition fees
$14,207.50 (10,56,600) per year
USD $14,207.50 for 9 or more credit hours (Fall and Spring Semesters).

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

1 September 2021

Start date

23 August 2021, 18 January 2022

Venue

Virginia Tech

925 Prices Fork Road,

BLACKSBURG,

Virginia,

24061, United States

Full Time (36 credit hours)

Tuition fees
$15,208.00 (11,31,007) per year
USD $15,208 for 9 or more credit hours (Fall and Spring Semesters).

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

1 September 2021

Start date

23 August 2021, 18 January 2022

Venue

National Capital Region - Falls Church Campus

7054 Haycock Road,

ARLINGTON,

Virginia,

22203, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have a minimum GPA: 3.0.

For international students

Admission to the Graduate School is contingent upon receipt of a four year (or 3 year degree recognized by the Bologna process) bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university and the presentation of evidence of potential to pursue graduate work.

Minimum GPA: 3.0

TOEFL iBT 90.0

A minimum IELTS score of 6.5 is required for admission.

Application Deadlines: Fall: Jan 16; Spring: Sep 01.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Virginia Tech

The institution offers over 110 undergraduate degree programs on a sprawling campus with over 200 buildings across 2,600 acres of land.

  • Ranked 46th for university research in the United States
  • Makes innovative contributions in learning and discovery
  • 14:1 student-faculty ratio
  • 1,800-acre agriculture research farm near the main campus