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Environmental Health and Safety, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1001 (WUR) Rochester Hills, MI, United States
The Environmental Health and Safety program contributes to the institution’s mission by offering a high-quality baccalaureate degree that meets and exceeds the educational outcomes-based criteria established by the American Society of Safety Engineers for a B.S. degree in a safety-related career field.
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Overview

The graduates the Environmental Health and Safety program are prepared to become effective safety and health professionals. During their first five years after graduation, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate excellent technical capabilities in evaluating & controlling environmental/ workplace hazardous conditions and practices.
  • Effectively analyze & develop cost effective safe operating procedures and EHS programs.
  • Work collaboratively and effectively with colleagues, managers and citizens in building a safe productive organization and community.
  • Be responsible citizens and effectively work with labor & mgt. in addressing workplace EHS issues.
  • Apply sound design methodology in multidisciplinary areas to measure, evaluate and analyze EHS performance.
  • Uphold professional, environmental, cultural, diversity, ethical standards and contemporary knowledge in EHS practice.
  • Continue their professional advancement through life-long learning.
  • Enhance the community through civic responsibility and the promotion of economic development.
  • Competently use mathematical methods, engineering analysis and computations, and measurement and instrumentation techniques for compliance to EHS standards, regulations & codes.
  • Practice effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate Leadership in the Profession by active participation in EHS organizations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Care Safety (4) 
  • Hospital Safety and Health (4) 
  • Advanced Quantitative Methods for Environmental Health and Safety (4) 
  • Noise Control and Measurement (2) 
  • Radiation Safety (3) 
  • Ventilation and Emerging Technologies (4) 
  • Radiation Exposure Control (2) 
  • Global Environmental Governance (4) or PS 3730 - Global Environmental Governance(4) 
  • Introduction to Human Resource Development (4) 
  • Presentation and Facilitation (4) 
  • Instructional Design (4) 
  • Introduction to Labor and Employment Relations (4) 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

The School of Health Sciences offers the Certified Safety Professional (CSP) an opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) through a CSP to BS EHS completion program.  The student outcomes and educational objectives established for the BS EHS program are the same for traditional and CSP students, including course objectives and teaching methodologies. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    853 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 853 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    853 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 853 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    498 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 498 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Rochester Hills

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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