Environmental Safety and Health Degree Requirements (MS)

Degree Requirements

  1. Students must have a grade point average of at least 3.00 in the ESH Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) courses, and each CBK course must have a grade of C or better. All ESH CBK courses must be completed before taking graduate SAFETY Courses. A year of work experience in ESH may be used to waive the ESH CBK courses.
  2. 24 graduate units of Required Courses
  3. Successful completion of either Coursework Option or Coursework and Research Option listed below
  4. A graduate grade point average of at least 3.0
  5. Graduate MBA courses must be numbered 730 or above and be beyond the Common Body of Knowledge

Environmental Safety and Health (M.S.)

ESH Common Body of Knowledge0-12
INTRODUCTION TO OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH STANDARDS AND APPLICATIONS
BEHAVIORAL ASPECTS OF ACCIDENT PREVENTION
ERGONOMICS
Required Courses24
SAFETY 701RESEARCH METHODS IN ESH3
SAFETY 712DISASTER PLANNING AND RESPONSE3
SAFETY 753ENVIRONMENTAL LAW3
SAFETY 757PRINCIPLES OF OCCUPATIONAL EPIDEMIOLOGY3
SAFETY 779ADVANCED TOPICS IN INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE3
SAFETY 783ENVIRONMENTAL AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT3
SAFETY 784ADVANCED ERGONOMICS3
SAFETY 787SYSTEM SAFETY ANALYSIS3
Choice of EITHER Coursework Option (12 credits of electives) OR Coursework and Research Option (3 credits of capstone research and 3 credits of electives)6-12
Coursework Option
12 credits of graduate SAFETY or MBA elective, at least 6 credits should come from SAFETY
Coursework and Research Option
READINGS AND RESEARCH IN SAFETY
3 credits of graduate SAFETY or MBA elective