• On-Campus Component
  • Cost
    $520.50/credit (resident); nonresident tuition varies
  • Total Credits
  • Credential
  • Admission GPA
  • Campus
    Twin Cities
  • College
    College of Continuing and Professional Studies

The Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) minor provides the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully manage and administer safety programs. All of the required courses, and some of the electives, are available online, making it possible for the entire minor to be taken online and/or remotely.


The EHS minor is available to any student currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at the University of Minnesota.

  • 45 earned credits
  • 2.5+ GPA

With approval of the program, up to 7 credits of transfer coursework may be used to satisfy requirements for this minor. See program details with links to course descriptions.

Required Courses

  • CMGT 4301 – Introduction to Environmental Health & Safety
  • CMGT 4302 – Environmental Health Principles
  • CMGT 4303 – Industrial Hygiene Principles
  • CMGT 4304 – Fire and Life Safety Principles
  • CMGT 4305 – Health and Safety Planning and Management