Occupational Safety and Health Program

Program Overview/Mission

The Occupational Safety and Health Program offers a bachelor’s and master’s degree option, including an online master's option, to prepare you for a career as a safety professional. You’ll learn various methods that promote safer workplace environments and prevent hazards. A degree in occupational health and safety provides a wide range of opportunities for you on a personal and professional level.

At UHCL, you’ll learn how to identify potential workplace risks and hazards, establish safety measures, and ensure a safer, healthier work environment. These skills are invaluable for careers in various industries. With a profession in this field, you can go to work every day, knowing that your expertise and knowledge are helping to prevent illnesses and injuries, and to save lives.


Program Degrees

Admission Requirements

Program Faculty

Magdy Akladios
Magdy Akladios

Magdy Akladios

Department Chair of Physical and Applied Sciences and Professor of Occupational Safety and Health with specializations in industrial hygiene or safety ,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3744
Email: akladios@uhcl.edu
Office: STEM 2005

Faculty Bio

Bob Phalen
Robert Phalen

Robert N. Phalen

Associate Professor of Occupational Safety and Health with specializations in industrial hygiene or safety ,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3753
Email: phalen@uhcl.edu
Office: STEM 2208

Faculty Bio