MS in Occupational Safety and Health Engineering

This program educates engineers in the specialty of occupational safety and health. Upon graduation, students are able to assume both the technical and managerial responsibilities of safety professionals.

The curriculum has been designed in accordance with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), which sponsors the program. Through course work and research, individuals are exposed to all of the principal areas of concern to the entry-level safety professional, including how technology and hazardous materials affect the safety of the workplace.

NJIT’s program is just one of a handful offered in the United States and the only master’s-level program in New Jersey. NIOSH offers a limited number of stipends and tuition remission grants to qualified students.

A minimum of 36 credits is required, including 18 Core Credits in courses as: Legal Aspects of Health and Safety, Safety Engineering Methods, Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Health, Applied Industrial Ergonomics, Applied Statistics and Epidemiology for Hazard Analysis, Systems Safety.     

The Undergraduate Industrial Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (EAC of ABET).

If you have questions, you are invited to contact Prof. Arijit Sengupta, Phone: 973-642-7073 (Room 2517 GITC) Email:


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