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Environmental Health Sciences, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #28 (BCR) New York City, NY, United States
The M.S. program in Environmental Health Sciences is a specialized course of study from New York University providing students with the opportunity to develop applicable skills and expertise in a selected subject area. 


It is designed for individuals needing graduate training for employment in jobs involving worker health and safety, health hazard communication, health risk assessment and policy, and environmental analysis of toxicants, including related areas of administration and technical sales. 

Potential employers include academia, industry, consulting firms, trade associations, and local, state, and federal governmental agencies. The expansion of regulations in occupational safety and health and environmental protection provides increased career opportunities for individuals trained in various aspects of environmental health sciences.

The Environmental Health Sciences program from New York University, which may be full time or part time, emphasizes an understanding of how to apply appropriate scientific methodology to the solution of real-world environmental problems. It provides the student with a basic background in areas of environmental pollution, toxicology, and biostatistics and also with practical knowledge on how to present scientific data and how to properly interpret scientific reports. 

Beyond this, the course of study is individualized to the needs and interests of the particular student. To this end, students may take relevant courses in other schools within the University, for example, in environmental management and planning, environmental law, risk assessment, and environmental impact assessment.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Environmental Health
  • Communication Skills for Biomedical Scientists 
  • Introduction to Biostatistics 
  • Principles of Toxicology 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • Standardized Test Information – GMAT or GRE (and TOEFL if required);
  • Transcripts & Degrees; 
  • Professional Information; 
  • Essays;
  • EQ endorsements must be submitted online;
  • International Student Supplement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22272 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11136 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    22272 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11136 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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