Environmental Safety and Health Degree Requirements (MS)

Degree Requirements

The MS in Environmental Safety and Health requires thirty (30) units of course work which includes the successful completion of SAFETY 789, and the capstone research paper required in that course.  At least 18 units must be completed in 700-level courses.  Most MS ESH courses are delivered in sequential 8-week class sessions.  Students completing all courses in a timely fashion should be able to conclude their studies in about two years.

Degree Requirements

  1. 24 graduate units of required courses
  2. Successful completion of either Coursework Option or Coursework and Research Option listed below
  3. A graduate grade point average of at least 3.0
  4. Graduate MBA courses must be numbered 730 or above and be beyond the Common Body of Knowledge

Environmental Safety and Health (M.S.)

Required Courses
SAFETY 701RESEARCH METHODS IN ESH3
SAFETY 712DISASTER PLANNING AND RESPONSE3
SAFETY 753ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY & HEALTH 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
Total Units30-36