Master of Science in Environmental, Health & Safety Management
Rochester Institute of Technology

Program Details

Rochester Institute of Technology offers the online MS in Environmental, Health & Safety Management. This degree provides students with a solid foundation in the managerial aspects of developing and implementing environmental, health and safety management systems that can move organizations toward a more sustainable and socially responsible future. In addition, students gain a solid technical foundation in air emissions, wastewater, solid and hazardous waste, occupational safety and occupational health (industrial hygiene). Elements of sustainability are integrated into most of the core courses and some electives.

Potential career opportunities:

  • Environmental, Health & Safety Coordinator
  • Environmental, Health & Safety Specialist
  • Safety & Health Coordinator
  • Environmental Supervisor
  • Sustainability Director
  • Sustainability Manager
  • and more


  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 over the junior- and senior-level years
  • Official transcripts (in English) of all previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work
  • Current resume, personal statement, and two letters of recommendation
  • Two writing samples to demonstrate written communication skills
  • Prerequisites in chemistry, biology, physics and statistics

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education