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Environmental Health and Safety M.Env.Hlth.Sa.

Program Type: 
Master of Environmental Health and Safety
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Environmental Health & Safety professionals are in high demand. UMD 's program is multi-faceted, and it provides new career options and the opportunity to become a Certified Safety Professional (CSP). The Master of Environmental Health and Safety (MEHS) program will prepare you for professional careers in the field.

Within six months of graduation, 95% of students find jobs in this field.

Acquired Skills

  • Problem solving methods
  • Decision making techniques
  • Record keeping procedures
  • Training and presentation skills
  • Cross-organizational communication
  • Leadership

Career Possibilities

Certified Safety Professional

Student Clubs

Duluth Student Section of the Northwest Chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals


In addition to the general application instructions provided by the Graduate School, visit the MEHS program page for specific application instructions and deadlines related to the program. Also visit the catalog requirements page linked above for additional information.

Graduate Report

Recent UMD Graduates Job Placement Data & Employers

Here's a sampling of positions Environmental Health and Safety grads have attained six months to one year after graduation.

Environmental Health & Safety Specialist - Altec, Duluth, MN
Environmental Compliance & Safety Specialist - Cirrus Aircraft, Duluth, MN
Safety Manager - Hunt Electric, Omaha, NE
Safety Coordinator - Parsons Electric, Minneapolis, MN
Safety Manager - Viking Fire Protection Group, St. Paul, MN