The School of Health Sciences offers programs leading to the M.S. or Ph.D. degree in health physics, occupational health (industrial hygiene, ergonomics), medical physics, toxicology, and environmental health. These training programs prepare graduate
- West Lafayette, United States
- Program Type:
- Full Degree
- Degree Level:
- Occupational Health & Safety
- Program Description:
- The department offers doctoral (Ph.D.) programs in the following areas of psychology: clinical, cognitive, developmental, educational, industrial-organizational, learning and memory, psychobiology, quantitative-mathematical, and social.
Typically, it takes four or five years to complete requirements leading to the Ph.D. degree. The Master of Science degree with thesis is required for all students who intend to earn the Ph.D. The Master of Science without thesis is available, but usually is taken only by those students who, for various reasons, desire not to continue toward the Ph.D. degree in this department. These degrees require 24 and 36 semester hours of course work, respectively. The Ph.D. program is research-oriented and requires a dissertation. It usually takes two to three years beyond the M.S. degree for completion.
Additional Program Information
- North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
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