PhD Degree in Ergonomics and Biomechanics - Courses


In addition to basic ergonomics and biomechanics courses, doctoral students in Ergonomics and Biomechanics are required to complete coursework in toxicology and environmental health. Upon individual advisement and the chosen topic of doctoral research, the student is required to complete additional coursework in statistics, epidemiology and/or selected electives as well as independent study credits and research credits.

Doctoral Program Course Requirements

  • EHSC-GA 2101 Biomechanics
  • EHSC-GA 2111 Physical Biomechanics
  • EHSC-GA 2303 Introductionto Biostatistics
  • EHSC-GA 2112 Applied Biomechanics in the Analysis of Human Performance
  • EHSC-GA 2131 Ergonomics Issues I: Physical Factors in the Workplace
  • EHSC-GA 2303 Research Methods in Ergonomics and Biomechanics
  • EHSC-GA 2132 Ergonomics Issues II: Environmental factors in the Workplace
  • EHSC-GA 2121 Practicum in Ergonomics and Biomechanics
  • EHSC-GA 2310 Principles of Toxicology
  • EHSC-GA 1004 Environmental Health
  • EHSC-GA 2100 Independent Study 1-6
  • EHSC-GA 3002 Doctorate Research 12- 18

Examples of electives are:

  • EHSC-GA 2035 Environ. Hygiene Measurements
  • EHSC-GA 2304 Advanced Topics in Biostatistics
  • EHSC-GA 2045 Methods for Categorical Data Analysis
  • G89.2221 Perception, Attention, and Cognition
  • G89.2241 Work Attitudes and Motivation
  • G89.2223 Perceptual and Sensory Processes 3
  • G89.2224 Human Factors of Computer System 3

Other courses at NYU, University Consortium and ERC as approved by an ERBI Academic Advisor

For more information contact:

Dr. Ali Sheikhzadeh: 212-652-1934

ERBI PhD Program