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Purdue University

School of Health Sciences

West Lafayette, IN

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Purdue University

Overview

Purdue University / School of Health Sciences is located in West Lafayette, IN.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science/Doctor of Philosophy (MS/PhD)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Health physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Occupational and environmental health science Ergonomics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Occupational and environmental health science Indoor air quality and bioaerosols
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Occupational and environmental health science Aerosol deposition and lung disease
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Occupational and environmental health science Liver/lung toxicology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Occupational and environmental health science Exposure and risk assessment
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Toxicology
Master of Science (MS) Medical physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Medical physics
Master of Science (MS) Occupational and environmental health science Liver/lung toxicology
Master of Science (MS) Occupational and environmental health science Exposure and risk assessment
Master of Science (MS) Occupational and environmental health science Ergonomics
Master of Science (MS) Occupational and environmental health science Aerosol deposition and lung disease
Master of Science (MS) Health physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Radiological health

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

57
Applied
37
Accepted
15
Enrolled
65%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 15th May 15th No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or equivalent
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or equivalent

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 77
TWE: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Traineership

Student Body

42
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
88%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.38%
Black or African American 4.76%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.38%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (59%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 1
Male (9)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Environmental toxicology, industrial hygiene, radiation dosimetry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address West Lafayette, IN  47907
United States
Contact Jason T. Harris
Interim Head of the Graduate Program
Email: jtharris@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-496-1271