Resources and Environment - Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety Education and Research Center

Resources and Environment


The primary facilities for training are the University of Minnesota, School of Public Health (SPH), Division of Environmental Health Sciences, Regions Hospital and HealthPartners Medical Group, and the Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, which is affiliated with the University of Minnesota’s School of Medicine.


Several major centers, institutes and laboratories provide unique opportunities for students, faculty, staff, and regional partners.

Centers and Institutes include:

Laboratories include:

  • Industrial Hygiene Laboratories
  • Toxicology Laboratory
  • Veterinary Science Laboratory

Additional office and laboratory space is available within the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences to support the work of students in the agricultural safety and health program.

The SPH is fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health. Clinical rotations and internship opportunities occur at additional sites, including local industry, health clinics, and government agencies.