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Environmental Health and Safety Track

Curriculum

Foundation Course (3 credits)

Building Energy Systems (CMGT 4542)

Required Courses (15 credits)

Course Name Credits Offered
Introduction to Environmental Health & Safety (CMGT 4301) 3 fall, odd years, online
Environmental Health Principles (CMGT 4302) 3 spring, even years, online
Industrial Hygiene Principles (CMGT 4303) 3 spring, even years, online
Fire and Life Safety Principles (CMGT 4304) 3 fall, even years, online
Health and Safety Planning and Management (CMGT 4305) 3 fall, even years, online

Technical Electives (9 credits)

Course Name Credits Offered
Building Codes for Construction Managers (CMGT 4073) 1 fall, spring
Managing Erosion and Sediment Control on Construction Sites (CMGT 4081) 1 spring
Directed Study (CMGT 4193) 1–4 fall, spring, summer
Facility Quality Assessment and Commissioning (CMGT 4215) 2 spring, odd years, online
Facility Programming and Design (CMGT 3024W) 2 fall, even years, online
Managing with Building Information Modeling (CMGT 4003) 2 fall and spring

Additional EHS Electives

  • Building Code Nonstructural Principles and Applications (CMGT 4306)
  • Mechanical & Electrical Codes & Safety Principles (CMGT 4307)
  • Fire Code & Protection Systems Principles & Applications (CMGT 4308)

Questions? Connect with Construction Management enrollment advisor Willie Wong: wkwong@umn.edu or 612-625-2529.

Career Outlook

With the right combination of education, soft skills, and certifications, safety professionals can expect to have a rewarding career far into the future.

Median annual wages for health and safety engineers in the following industries (from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2019):

  • Engineering Services: $99,410
  • Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting: $97,110
  • Manufacturing: $89,140
  • Construction: $79,570
  • State and Local Government: $89,250