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Ehe Ms Essay

Summer term
Environmental Health and Engineering
Variable Credit
Academic Year:
2021 - 2022
Instruction Method:
Asynchronous Online
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Zoe Petersen

Students work with their adviser to formulate, research, finalize, and gain approval of their master’s essay, which is based on a required Independent Professional Project (IPP). Students write the essay as a professional report summarizing the findings of the IPP. This represents a substantive application of professional technical skills through the process of collecting and summarizing data and reviewing appropriate literature.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Synthesize, integrate, and apply the skills and competencies they have acquired to a workplace exposure assessment/management problem
  2. Augment their training by pursuing an independent project within their particular area of interest or specialized competency
  3. Prepare a professional report on their findings
  4. Present in an oral seminar setting
Methods of Assessment:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 100% Final Paper

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for some students

Consent Note:

Course only available to MS OEH PTIB students - they do not need consent.

For consent, contact:

Special Comments:

The student’s advisor serves as course instructor. Successful completion of the MS Essay is required for graduation from the program.