The M.S. degree is an academic research degree, which may be tailored to individual interests and job market needs. This degree requires a minimum of 36 graduate hours and combines real-world problem solving and research skills with other technical, health and related skills to prepare effective environmental health researchers for the public and private sectors. M.S. program graduates are often employed within federal, state and local public health and environmental protection agencies, federal and state research laboratories, contract research laboratories, industry, consulting firms and universities. Positions include research scientist, water quality specialist, toxicologist, ecotoxicologist, health physicist and environmental law enforcement.
Thesis and non-thesis options are available for this program.
STEM designated degree
|Requirements||Direct Master's Accelerator||Advanced Master's Accelerator|
|IELTS||6.5 (no sub-score lower than 6.0)||6.0 (no sub-score lower than 5.5)|
80 (no part below 18)
74 (no part below 16)
|Science GPA||Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in Public Health, Biological Sciences, Allied Health Sciences, Marine Science, Ecology, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering. Chemical Engineering. Computer Science, Environmental Microbiology, Agricultural and Food Sciences, and Chemistry from an accredited university.|
|Additional Entry Requirements||Resume/CV; Statement of Purpose that demonstrates an understanding and interest in career prospects related to the degree; Three letters of recommendation from academic/or professional sources. Complete Transcript.|
|Available Entry||Fall or Spring|
- Introduction to Biostatistics
- Concepts of Environmental Health Sciences