Master of Science Degree

The Master of Science (MS) program in the Environmental Health Sciences deaprtment is aimed at graduates in the natural and applied sciences who plan to go on to scientific research and leadership careers in the areas of exposure science and health effects. Graduates are qualified for positions in academia, research institutes, government, and industry. The department offers MS degrees in the following areas:

Environmental Health Sciences MS

Research areas of interest include a broad range of environmental and occupational areas. Many topics include aspects of environmental quality, sustainability and health and exposure science-industrial hygiene. The MS degree also offers a formalized concentration in Industrial Hygiene.

Environmental Health Sciences Accelerated Master of Science (AMD)

The Accelerated Master's Degree  (AMD) program option will award a Master of Science degree in Environmental Health Sciences for highly motivated students working towards their Bachelor's degree in their senior year, plus one more year of graduate study in Environmental Health Sciences.

Toxicology MS

The field of toxicology identifies environmental and therapeutic exposures of concern, reveals mechanisms by which chemical toxicants create pathological dysfunction or disease, identifies interventions for the prevention of adverse effects, conducts safety assessments, and estimates acceptable levels of exposure for the protection of the public health.

Degree Requirements