Environmental Health and Safety

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
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First and foremost, Environmental Health and Safety professionals maintain and improve the quality of life of those around them. Not only do they keep workers safe on the job by reducing the likelihood of injury, illness or death, but they work to ensure the financial success of their employers or clients while making decisions to protect the environment and society as a whole.

In doing so, no day is ever the same. The Master of Environmental Health and Safety professionals blend technical and management expertise with the communication skills needed to interact and cooperate with people from a wide variety of backgrounds. Surveys show that Environmental Health and Safety professionals enjoy their jobs, reporting high job satisfaction rates and better than average salaries. Recent grads from the Master of Environmental Health and Safety program have accepted salaries starting in the mid-$40ks, with a few non-traditional students making over $80k.

  • Special Topics (Various Titles to be Assigned)
  • Advanced Project Management
  • Engineering Management Seminar
  • Organizational Control Methods
  • Advanced Engineering Economics
  • Regulatory Standards & Hazard Control
  • System Safety & Loss Control Techniques
  • Risk Management & Workers Compensation
  • Construction Safety Management
  • Principles of Industrial Hygiene
  • Advanced Industrial Hygiene & Health Physics
  • Fire Prevention & Emergency Preparedness
  • Transportation Safety
  • Noise Control Engineering
  • Principles of Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality
  • Independent Study in Industrial Safety
  • Special Topics
Preferred applicants will have:a Baccalaureate degree in a science, engineering or other E.H.S.-related fielda cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 point scale)work experience related to E.H.S.obtained a minimum score of 143 on both the Quantitative and Verbal portions and a minimum 3.0 on the Analytical portion of the GRE General Testcompleted the following college coursework:introductory calculus, introductory physics, human biology/physiology, psychology English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test: 79


The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and a member of the North Central Association.

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