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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 - 46 credits

a. Required core courses: 16 credits

Health Care in the United States
Introduction to Biostatistics
Introduction to Epidemiology
Behavioral and Social Factors in Public Health
Environmental Influences on Human Health 

Practicum (1 credit)

b. Required concentration courses: 15 credits

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

c. Electives: 12 credits (Consult with Advisor)*

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


Distance Education M.P.H. Curriculum - 46 credits

a. Required core courses: 16 credits

Health Care in the United States
Introduction to Biostatistics
Introduction to Epidemiology
Environmental Influences on Human Health
Behavioral and Social Factors in Public Health
Practicum (1 credit)

b. Required concentration courses: 15 credits

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

c. Electives: 15 credits (Consult with Advisor)*

d. Culminating Experience: Comprehensive Examination Required (0 credits)

*Electives may be taken from the MPH in Environmental Health Science concentration courses, other MPH concentration courses, and 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