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Curriculum

The M.P.H. in Environmental Health Science is available on-campus and an online format (no residency requirement)

The following courses are all 3 credits, unless otherwise noted.
 
M.P.H. Curriculum - 43 credits (effective fall 2019)

a. Required core courses: 19 credits

Health Care in the United States
Behavioral and Social Factors in Public Health
Environmental Influences on Human Health |
Public Health in Action
Introduction to Biostatistics
Introduction to Epidemiology
Applied Practice Experience (1 credit)

b. Required Environmental Health Science concentration courses: 12 credits

Air Pollution
Pollution and Waste Management
Public Health and Water Quality
Fundamentals of Toxicology
Principles of Occupational Health OR Industrial Hygiene

c. Electives: 9 credits (Consult with Advisor)*

d. Culminating Experience: Environmental Health Capstone or Thesis: 3 credits


Distance Education M.P.H. Curriculum - 43 credits

a. Required core courses: 19 credits

Health Care in the United States
Behavioral and Social Factors in Public Health
Environmental Influences on Human Health |
Public Health in Action
Introduction to Biostatistics
Introduction to Epidemiology
Applied Practice Experience (1 credit)
 

b. Required concentration courses: 12 credits

Air Pollution 
Pollution and Waste Management
Public Health and Water Quality
Fundamentals of Toxicology
Principles of Occupational Health OR Industrial Hygiene

c. Electives: 9 credits (Consult with Advisor)*

d. Culminating Experience: Capstone and 3 credit elective (0 credits)

*Electives may be taken from the MPH in Environmental Health Science elective courses, other MPH elective courses, or Advanced Graduate Certificate courses.  See all course descriptions.  

This program is offered in a traditional AND in an online format, with late afternoon and evening classes on campus.

• For those seeking 3 courses a semester

• For those seeking 2 courses a semester