Master of Science in Environmental Management with a specialty in Environmental Risk Assessment and Management

General

Program Description

It prepares the student to identify, evaluate and manage toxicological or occupational risks in humans and in the ecosystem. Analyze hypothetical situations of contaminant dispersion; the routes of exposure in humans and chemical interaction with the environment.

Sequential Curriculum

First year

First semester

  • ENMG 501 Fundamentals of Environmental Sciences
  • ENMG 506 Statistical Methods Applied to Environmental Research
  • ENMG 615 Environmental Legislation and Regulatory Agencies
  • ENMG 608 Hazardous Waste Management

Second semester

  • ENMG510 Fundamentals of Environmental Technology
  • ENMG 511 Risk Management in the Environment
  • ENMG 515 Environmental Microbiology - Laboratory
  • ENMG 520 Environmental Chemistry - Laboratory
Second year

First semester

  • ENMG 614 Assessed Environmental Risk Comparison
  • ENMG 619 Occupational Risk Assessment and Management
  • Elective
  • Elective

Second semester

  • ENMG 721 Thesis
Third year

First semester

  • ENMG 723 Thesis Defense

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Curriculum Content

Core Courses

  • ENMG 501 Fundamentals of Environmental Sciences
  • ENMG 506 Statistical Methods Applied to Environmental Research
  • ENMG 615 Environmental Legislation and Regulatory Agencies
  • ENMG 608 Hazardous Waste Management
  • ENMG 510 Fundamentals of Environmental Technology

Professional Courses or Concentration (15) credits

  • ENMG 511 Risk Management in the Environment
  • ENMG 515 Environmental Microbiology-Laboratory
  • ENMG 520 Environmental Chemistry - Laboratory
  • ENMG 614 Assessed Environmental Risk Comparison
  • ENMG 619 Evaluation and Management of Occupational Risk ENMG

Electives (6) credits

  • ENMG 503 Economics of Natural and Environmental Resources
  • ENMG 512 Environmental Communication and Writing of Environmental Documents
  • ENMG 600 Research Methodology
  • ENMG 609 Energy Sources and Environment
  • ENMG 613 Environmental Control Management
  • ENMG 617 Preparation of Documents and Environmental Assessments
  • ENMG 701 Environmental Topics I
  • ENMG 702 Environmental Topics II
  • ENMG 703 Climatology and Air Pollution
  • ENMG 705 Environmental Toxicology-Laboratory
  • ENMG 707 Environmental Audit - Practice
  • ENMG 714 Fundamentals of Hydrogeology
  • ENPL 505 Environmental Geographic Information Systems
  • ENST 500 Ground Systems Fundamentals
  • EOSH 639 Introduction to Epidemiology
  • EOSH 641 Principles of Industrial Hygiene
  • EOSH 642 Environmental and Occupational Measurements
  • EOSH 643 Principles of Green Chemistry

Research Component (6) credits

  • ENMG 721 - 723 Thesis
  • ENAF 740 -745 * Professional Portfolio in Environmental Affairs

* Requires official EAA approval

Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

La Universidad Ana G. Méndez, Recinto de Cupey es una institución de educación superior privada, sin fines de lucro, que ha asumido un compromiso genuino con el desarrollo económico y social de Puerto ... Read More

La Universidad Ana G. Méndez, Recinto de Cupey es una institución de educación superior privada, sin fines de lucro, que ha asumido un compromiso genuino con el desarrollo económico y social de Puerto Rico. Su misión es proveer, a una población estudiantil diversa, las oportunidades de adquirir competencias personales y profesionales a través de la educación, la investigación y el servicio comunitario, de forma tal que se conviertan en agentes de cambio, aprendices de por vida y colaboradores responsables con la globalización y sustentabilidad mundial. Read less