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Rochester Institute Of Technology (RIT)

College of Applied Science and Technology, Environmental, Health and Safety Management (MS)


Office of Graduate Enrollment Services
58 Lomb Memorial Dr.
Rochester, NY  14623-5604
United States





Program Information

Degree Offered

M.S. - Environmental, Health and Safety Management

Format: Campus, Online

Program Description:

Designed to provide graduates with a solid foundation in both technical and managerial aspects of leading practices in environmental health and safety management.

Established in 1997, RIT's master of science degree in environmental, health, and safety management is offered by the department of civil engineering technology, environmental management and safety. Developed by experienced EHS professionals from the department's advisory committee and faculty, the MS program is designed to provide graduates with a solid grounding in both technical and managerial aspects of leading practices in EHS management. RIT's program in environmental, health, and safety management utilizes an integrated systems focus to ensure that graduates can:

* identify and leverage the regulatory, voluntary, and business drivers for EHS programs;
* design and implement effective EHS management systems and programs;
* design and implement performance measurement processes to verify EHS effectiveness; and
* demonstrate how an effective EHS program adds value to the organization.



Eligibility Requirements:

Hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited university or college,
Have a minimum undergraduate grade-point average of 3.0 (B) over the junior- and senior-level years;
Have completed at least 9 semester hours of college-level science course work, with at least 3 semester credit hours in each of the following categories: chemistry, biology, and physics.
Have completed at least one college-level course in statistics,

# of Credits Required:


International Student Requirements:

International students are required to have achieved a score of 570 (paper-based), or 230 (computer-based), or 88 (Internetbased) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). In addition to the RIT graduate application, applicants to this program must submit

Tuition & Financial Aid

Financial Aid Offered: Yes

Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities I

Institution Sector: Private not-for-profit

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000 - 19,999