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What are the degree requirements for the M.E.H.S. degree?

  • 18 core course credits in the M.E.H.S. program
  • 9 elective course credits as approved for the M.E.H.S. program
  • 3 cooperative internship credits, obtained only if an approved Plan B project report is submitted to the program office within 12 months of completing the 27 course credits (unless a formal extension is granted)
  • a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or better
  • a minimum of two semesters for the residence requirement

What courses will I have to take?

The coursework stresses analysis of work systems to identify occupational safety and health issues, utilize relevant problem-solving and decision-making techniques and apply established principles and practices for eliminating, reducing or controlling hazards that might otherwise lead to accidents, injuries and fatalities in the workplace.

Courses
Course Title
Credits
Degree Option
EMGT 5995
Special Topics (Various Titles to be Assigned)
1-3
Elective
EMGT 5120
Advanced Project Management
3
Elective
EMGT 8993
Engineering Management Seminar
1
Elective
IE 5315
Organizational Control Methods
3
Elective
IE 5325
Advanced Engineering Economics
3
Elective
SAFE 6002
Regulatory Standards & Hazard Control
4
Required Core
SAFE 6011
System Safety & Loss Control Techniques
4
Required Core
SAFE 6012
Risk Management & Workers Compensation
4
Required Core
SAFE 6051
Construction Safety Management
3
Elective
SAFE 6101
Principles of Industrial Hygiene
3
Required Core
SAFE 6102
Advanced Industrial Hygiene & Health Physics
3
Elective
SAFE 6201
Fire Prevention & Emergency Preparedness
3
Elective
SAFE 6211
Transportation Safety
3
Elective
SAFE 6212
Noise Control Engineering
3
Elective
SAFE 6213
Principles of Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality
3
Elective
SAFE 6291
Independent Study in Industrial Safety
1-3
Elective
SAFE 6295
Special Topics
3
Elective
SAFE 6301
Occupational Biomechanics & Work Physiology
3
Elective
SAFE 6302
Occupational Ergonomics & Injury Management
3
Required Core
SAFE 6401
Environmental Safety & Legal Implications
3
Elective
SAFE 6821
Organization & Adminstration of Safety Programs
3
Elective
SAFE 6997
Internship in Environmental Health and Safety
3
Plan B Type Project