Master’s Degree in Environmental, Safety and Health Management

Are you a working professional or recent college graduate? A decision-maker in your organization? Policy-oriented and analytical? Need online classes to fit your schedule?

The master of science in environmental, safety and health management degree is designed to provide graduates with the necessary skills to make managerial decisions and provide leadership in environmental, safety and occupational health careers. The program combines science, engineering, policy, and business concepts to prepare students in five areas:

1. Business Knowledge: Understanding executive, strategic and operational business concepts as they apply to ESH issues;

2. Analytical Skills: Use quantitative mathematical/statistical methods as well as program-specific computer applications and online tools to assess and interpret data and other information whether it is of laboratory, field, engineering, financial or managerial origin;

3. Managerial Skills: Apply the leadership, facilitation, negotiation and coordination techniques that are effectively used to address ESH issues among employees, organizations, communities, and nations;

4. Technical Knowledge: Solve problems in selected areas of regulatory compliance and enforcement; basic and applied ESH science; engineering controls for risk reduction; behavior- and audit-based hazard management systems; functional ESH and project administrative tasks;

5. Integrative Skills: Integrate business knowledge, analytical skills, managerial skills and technical knowledge into effective actions and presentations.

Career Opportunities

Add clout to your career with a master's degree in environmental, safety and health management!

It's great to have choices, and environmental, safety and health management grads can choose to advance in their current jobs or take a totally different path. Environmental jobs are as diverse as our students and can match their skills and specific interests.

A master's degree will furnish the knowledge and confidence to succeed in one of the following industries or government agencies:

  • Uniformed Public Health Service.
  • Environmental Cleanup Contractors.
  • Emergency Management Offices (government sector).
  • Environmental, Safety and Health Consulting groups.
  • Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Occupational, Safety and Health Administration.
  • Department of Homeland Security.
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency.
  • Automotive Industry.
  • Petrochemical Industry.
  • Regulatory Agencies at Local and State levels.
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