Pursue your passion for research and study the effects of environmental stressors on human health with UMass Amherst’s MS in environmental health sciences.

Our 42-credit master’s degree builds on strong foundations in basic sciences, including biology, chemistry, and physics, with other disciplines in public health, including epidemiology, biostatistics, policy and science communication. Our MS program emphasizes high-quality research programs in specific areas of interest. Most students’ work falls into one of these areas of study:

  • Environmental and molecular epidemiology
  • Environmental monitoring and exposure science
  • Environmental toxicology

NOTE: This is a STEM designated program.