New York University

Graduate School of Arts and Science

Ergonomics and Biomechanics


70 Washington Square South

New York City, NY 10012

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D.-Environmental Health Sciences with a Concentration in Ergonomics and Biomechanics or a Concentration in Occupational Biomechanics, M.S.- Ergonomics and Biomechanics, Adv. Cert.-Ergonomics

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The graduate program in ergonomics and biomechanics (ERBI) at New York University offers a Master of Science and an advanced certificate to students who seek an advanced understanding of these complementary disciplines. A Doctor of Philosophy is also offered in environmental health sciences with a concentration in ergonomics and biomechanics and a concentration in occupational biomechanics. The ERBI program focuses on musculoskeletal ailments and utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to examine ways of controlling musculoskeletal disorders, injuries, and disabilities. As such, it emphasizes the complex interaction of individual and environmental factors that lead to injury, disease, and/or disability. The ERBI program is part of the New York/New Jersey Education and Research Center (ERC), Region II of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). The center serves as a regional resource for all those involved with occupational health and safety, including industry, labor, government, academics, and the general public.


New York University is a member of the Association of American Universities and is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

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