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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to complete the program?

The full-time program requires 16 months (six academic terms and one summer session) to complete. Part-time/Online students can complete the MS OEH in two-and-a-half to four years, depending on previous experience and individual circumstances.

What are the requirements for graduation?

In addition to coursework, this program includes a three-month internship, which can be employment-based. The internship is designed to provide a professional experience tailored to the needs and interests of each student. Students must submit a final paper that serves as a culmination of the entire educational experience. Results from the internship project and an overall review of the educational experience are also presented in a seminar for an audience of faculty and students.

Who can I contact for more details about the MS OEH Program?

Program Director:
Kirsten Koehler

Part-time/Online Admission Inquiries:
Carla Reinhard, MHS
PT Program Manager, MS OEH
410-502-0742 or

Who can I contact for more information on academic opportunities within the Department?

School of Public Health
Katie Phipps
Academic Program Administrator

Whiting School of Engineering
Jessica Elroy
Academic Program Administrator