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Ergonomics Admission Requirements

 Core Requirements for Admission:

  • Bachelor's degree from regionally accredited institution

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae

  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0/4.0 from most recent/highest college-level degree for regular admission

  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores in the general examination (verbal, quantitative and analytical writing) within five (5) years - MCAT scores may be used in place of GRE scores

  • One official transcript from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended (Note: CSU transcripts are not required).  International students please read special requirements below

  • Written statement of background, interests, motivation and goals

  • Three (3) letters of recommendation from academic or professional sources

International Students Only:

  • TOEFL/IELTS SCORES (within the last three (3) years)
    • The minimum TOEFL score for admission without condition; 550 (paper based) or 80 (Internet based)
    • The minimum IELTS score for admission without condition is 6.5

TOEFL/IELTS SCORES - Request that TOEFL examination scores be reported from ETS to Colorado State University.  The institution code is 4075.  Photocopies will not be accepted


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ERHS Graduate Student Coordinator

Jeanne Brockway
106A Environmental Health Building
1681 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO  80523-1681

Additional Ergonomics Admission Requirements

Applications are most commonly accepted from individuals with undergraduate or graduate degrees in the health sciences, engineering, behavioral, biological, physical, or safety sciences.  Previous coursework in anatomy, physiology, psychology, and statistics is strongly recommended.  Each candidate is evaluated on their individual merits and qualities.  Exceptions may be granted to applicants who demonstrate particular professional promise.  Such exceptions may be admitted with an individually documented plan of study to compensate for any deficiencies.
Admission to the Ergonomics Training Program is based upon many factors that include academic strengths, undergraduate preparation, work experience, research experience, extracurricular activities, and other factors.
Additional Ph.D. requirement:  Evidence of research capability.
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