Environmental Health Concentration

Required courses include: Core (28 hours) and Environmental Health concentration core (eight hours). In addition, choose 12 hours of electives from one option below.

Core Courses
MPH 503 Biostatistics for the Health Professional 4
MPH 506 Community Health Research 4
MPH 511 Foundations Of Epidemiology 4
MPH 521 Environmental and Occupational Health 4
MPH 531 Public Health Policy and Administration 4
MPH 561 Community Health Education 4
MPH 581 Internship 1,2 4
Environmental Health Concentration Core
MPH 449 Environmental Toxicology 4
MPH 527 Environmental Risk Assessment 4
Environmental Health Concentration Electives
Select one of the following options: 12
Option 1: Environmental Risk Assessment 4
Risk Management and Communication
Risk Assessment: Air, Land, and Water
Health Economics
Option 2: Emergency Planning & Homeland Security 5
ECCE: Crisis in Environmental Health
Risk Management and Communication
Program Evaluation for Public Health
Option 3: Environmental Health Policy
Select three of the following:
Food Safety Practice and Policy 3
ECCE: Environmental Policies: Air Quality 3
ECCE: Solid and Hazardous Wastes Policy
Occupational Safety and Health Policy 3
Total Hours 48
1

Students in the MPH/HMS joint degree may take either MPH 581 or HMS 550 to fulfill the internship requirement. Four hours of internship must be taken in order to complete the requirements.

2

Students may petition to use PAD 561 as one hour toward the internship requirement.

3

MPH students must select the four hour option for this course to meet degree requirements.

4

Students in this option may want to also take MPH 529 to qualify for the Risk Assessment Certificate.

5

Students in this option are eligible to apply for a Certificate in Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security.