Best think of Honors like a minor you take, with several perks, a higher cost, and a gpa requirement. It's nice to be friends with others in it, but you don't need to make your life about it, and you're still part of the UMass community as a whole if you do it.
This Master’s can be combined with the Gordon Engineering Leadership Certificate. There is also a co-op opportunity for students, which can be used to offset tuition costs.
Master of Science in Occupational Safety and Health: The OSH master’s degree is a 35-hour curriculum which focuses students’ attention on crisis preparedness, toxicology, industrial hygiene, food safety, construction safety, ergonomic engineering, and indoor air quality. Prospective students must have completed and undergraduate degree in an OSH-related field, and have maintained a GPA. Applicants also must complete an 800-word essay describing goals and expected contributions to the OSH field.
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