Professional Science Master's in Environmental Science
As the first and only program of its kind in Oklahoma, the Professional Science Master’s Program in Environmental Management (PSM) at OSU-Tulsa provides students innovative and practical training to ensure they are prepared for careers in environmental health and safety from day one.
If you plan on working in industry, consulting or with a regulatory agency (such as the EPA or ODEQ), this program is designed with your goals in mind.
Unlike traditional programs, the PSM degree focuses on preparing graduates to:
- Help industry comply with regulations
- Reduce waste
- Produce cost savings
- Improve sustainability
The PSM is a non-thesis master’s degree and culminates in an internship. The program of study is customizable and lets you take courses that address your unique career goals.
Earn Industry Credentials
Students in the PSM program also earn several industry credentials as part of the graduate curriculum:
- 40-hour HAZWOPER certification
- 8-hour DOT certification
- 8-hour RCRA certification
- 30-hour OSHA (safety for general industry) certification
Career Ready Graduates
Boasting a 100 percent employment rate for graduates, OSU-Tulsa's PSM is geared toward preparing students for real-world careers in environmental science in nearly every industry. Our graduates are leaders at state and federal agencies, energy companies and consulting firms.
Environmental scientists and specialists find jobs in:
- Local, state or federal government
- Nonprofit organizations
- Resource management
A Program for Working Professionals
- No graduate admissions exam (GRE, GMAT) required
- No thesis required
- Classes meet one evening per week
- Conveniently located downtown Tulsa campus
- For details about the PSM curriculum, visit the OSU Environmental Sciences Graduate Program website.
Dr. Ken Ede is director of the environmental science graduate program at OSU-Tulsa. He is a former environmental health and safety manager for American Airlines and has taught graduate-level environmental science and engineering courses at OSU since 1995.
Contact OSU-Tulsa Graduate Student Services
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