Master of Science in Environmental Health and Safety

An interdisciplinary M.S. degree program in Environmental Health and Safety is offered through the Department of Industrial Engineering in collaboration with the School of Medicine. These programs of study are individually structured to fit the student’s interests and career objectives.

The program will consist of a 36 credit hours in the areas of environmental health and safety.

 Curriculum Requirements

Core Courses
EPH 601Medical Biostatistics I4
EPH 602Biostatistics II3
EPH 621Fundamentals of Epidemiology3
EPH 641Environmental Health3
IEN 651Accident Prevention Systems3
IEN 657Ergonomics and Human Factors Engineering3
IEN 757Ergonomics and Occupational Biomechanics3
IEN 794Master's Project3
Electives (12 Credits)12
Total Credit Hours37

Mission

The Department of Industrial Engineering’s mission is to provide contemporary and relevant industrial and systems engineering education and research; impart knowledge and skills necessary to design and to improve a variety of manufacturing and service processes; promote life-long learning; and contribute to emerging societal needs.

 Goals

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Graduates will demonstrate an ability to apply knowledge and methodology to advanced problems in Environmental Health and Safety.
  • Graduates will demonstrate an ability to write effectively about advanced Environmental Health and Safety topics.
  • Graduates will have an ability to present their findings effectively about advanced Environmental Health and Safety topics.