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Industrial Hygiene

The Industrial Hygiene program is designed for students with undergraduate training in the areas of engineering, chemistry, biology, medical sciences, animal sciences, or the physical sciences who have an interest in occupational and environmental health and safety.

Career Profile

Graduates gain the ability to use the techniques, skills and modern scientific and technical tools necessary for professional practice such as:

Course Delivery Options

On-campus

Program Application Test Requirements

​GRE

Application Deadlines

Fall Deadline

April 1

Spring Deadline

October 1​

English Proficiency Requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.

Accreditation Information

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Faculty Profile

Dr. Steve E. Guffey

Dr. Guffey has received 3 best engineering paper awards in the last 6 years. He has developed ventilation design software used all over the world, and he is a member of the ACGIH Ventilation Committee. He has a great deal of practical, field experience in industrial hygiene and in ventilation design.

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