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Graduates of the Master in Environmental Health and Safety program at the University of Minnesota Duluth will be highly-regarded and sought-after, with the requisite skills and knowledge to practice environmental health and safety effectively in a diverse range of occupations and doing so in a competent, professional, and ethical manner.

Graduates of the MEHS program are able to:

  1. Anticipate, recognize, evaluate and develop control strategies for hazardous conditions and work practices
  2. Demonstrate the application of business and risk management concepts
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental aspects of safety, industrial hygiene, environmental science, fire science, hazardous materials, emergency management, ergonomics and/or human factors
  4. Design and evaluate safety, health and/or environmental programs
  5. Apply adult learning theory to safety training methodology
  6. Identify and apply applicable standards, regulations and codes
  7. Conduct accident investigations and analyses
  8. Apply principles of safety and health in a non-academic setting through an intern, cooperative or supervised experience