Master of Occupational Health (MOccH)

Department: Department of  Occupational Health

Program Chair: Dr. Shlomo Moshe (

Program Advisor: Dr. Atalia Tuval (

Secretary: Ms. Tali Herman (


Occupational health is a professional field that covers all aspects of workplace health and safety. Through environmental health, occupational hygiene, ergonomics, occupational therapy and occupational medicine, Occupational health experts seek to ensure a healthy and safe work environment as well as employee wellness, in various workplaces settings.

The aim of the Master of Occupational Health (MOccH) program at TAU is to prepare students to practice as advanced professionals and leaders in preventing and treating work-related hazards injuries and illnesses.

The program is intended for healthcare professionals or individuals who wish to complete specialized training in the field of occupational and environmental health sciences.

Graduates of the MOccH program will acquire knowledge training and skills in occupational medicine, occupational hygiene and safety, environmental health, workplace hazards detection, legal and regulatory compliance, safety wellness and health promotion in the workplace.

Career opportunities in Occupational Health include employment in managerial, consulting and research positions in healthcare organizations, research centers, hospitals, laboratories and higher education institutions, as well as commercial and industrial organizations in the privet or public sector, and in regulatory and other governmental organizations.


Admissions Requirements

Ability to read, write, and speak Hebrew fluently.

Applicants must possess a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution with a minimum grade average of 80 points, as well as experience and/or interest in Public and occupational Health.

Preferred disciplines are: natural sciences, exact science, health care, behavioral sciences, environmental sciences, low or nutrition. Applicants with Bachelor's Degree in social sciences or humanities will be required to fulfill complementary courses.


Program Requirements:

We offer a two-year program:

Students can choose between three specializations, yet they can take courses from all three: Occupational medicine for physicians, occupational and industrial hygiene, or work behavior and health.  

All students are required to complete a research thesis or project:

Thesis Track: Students who decide to write a thesis are required to complete 36 credits of coursework and present an oral defense.

Project Track: Students who chose this track must complete 44 credits of coursework.



​All courses are taught in Hebrew unless specified otherwise.

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