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Occupational Health Psychology


The I-O program offers a specialization in occupational health psychology (OHP). This is an interdisciplinary curriculum consisting of two seminars from Psychology (Work-Family and Occupational Health Psychology, both INP7097) and an  extended 5-course minor from Public Health (e.g., Environmental and Occupational Health PHC6357, Industrial Ergonomics PHC6361, Safety and Health Administration PHC6354,  Safety Management PHC6360, and Social/Behavioral Science Applied to Health PHC6410). A number of nonclassroom training experiences/opportunities also are available through this program to enhance knowledge and skills in the OHP area. Requirements for the traineeship fit within the I-O requirements such as the minor, advanced methods electives, and 7 elective graduate courses.

The I-O program has been awarded a National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) training grant to provide in depth interdisciplinary training in OHPOur OHP program is part of the USF Sunshine Education and Training Center (ERC) in our College of Public Health. The grant provides stipends, tuition, conference travel, and research costs for students who are in the program.

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More Information about the OHP Field