Environmental Health

Environmental Health prepares specialist who understand the interrelationships between chemical, biological, and physical factors in the environment, and social or organizational factors in the human community. Students will become proficient in the assessment of community environmental health needs by collecting, analyzing, and reporting appropriate data, and will develop expertise in investigating, monitoring, and managing, environmental problems that may have an impact on the public's health. This degree is offered through the Department of Environmental Health.

Environmental Health Concentration Requirements

Credit Hours

Public Health Core 16
Required Concentration Courses 17
Elective Courses 6
Culminating Experience 4
Total 43
Public Health Core    16
HSMP 5020 Philosophy of Public Health 1
ENVH 5100 Environmental Health Practice I 3
COBH 5200 Social and Behavioral Foundations of Public Health 3
BSTA 5310 Biostatistics I 3
EPID 5400 Epidemiology I 3
HSMP 5500 Health Services Administration 3
Environmental Health Concentration Courses                        17
ENVH 5357 Toxicology         3
ENVH 5640 Environmental Risk Assessment 4
ENVH 5860 Environmental Health Administration 3
ENVH 5870 Public Health Law 3
ENVH 5890 Environmental Planning 3
ENVH 5910 Seminar 1
Environmental Health Concentration Elective Courses   6
Electives shall be selected in consultation with the student's academic advisor and may be taken in any area appropriate to the student's professional goals. 6
Culminating Experience 4
ENVH 5850 Public Health Field Experience 4