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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Environmental Health

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Fletcher - Director, Boman, and Perkins
Reynolds Hall 217 • 417-625-9765


Our Mission is to provide students the knowledge, skills and credentials necessary to work as an environmental health and safety professional or to continue in environmental health and safety graduate studies. Environmental Health is the science of preventing physical, chemical or biological hazards from adversely impacting human health or the ecological balances that sustain our environment. Safety is the control of hazards to an acceptable level. Career opportunities include professional positions with public health departments, environmental protection agencies, environmental consultants and occupational health and safety divisions of industry.

The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health and Safety degree program is fully accredited by the National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council (EHAC). We provide the option of either an on campus track or a distance learning track to obtain the BS degree in Environmental Health and Safety (EHS). Major codes are EH02 on campus track or EH04 distance track. Minor and certificate options are also available.

Any student who holds an Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited institution may be eligible for the Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) program. The BAS in EHS requires upper division coursework in EHS and electives chosen in consultation with an EHS advisor that would enhance their success in a career in one of the many areas of the broad field of environmental health and safety.  Example electives may include, but are not limited to, the areas of: business, management, industrial technology, communications, social sciences, geography, geology, water/wastewater, sustainability or lower division EHS courses.

MSSU Environmental Health & Safety Faculty contact for the Environmental Health & Safety Degrees:
Dr. Mike Fletcher, Program Director

Reynolds Hall Room 217
417-625-9765 • fletcher-m@mssu.edu



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      Environmental Health

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