Environmental Risk Assessment

This certificate is available online and on-campus.

Risk assessment is a frequently used tool in environmental analysis. This certificate is for students who wish to acquire a level of competency in this science. The sequence of course work is technically oriented to provide students with the professional education necessary to perform introductory-level risk assessment in their workplaces. Students learn to relate risk assessment methodologies, procedures, and results to environmental health policies.

To receive a certificate, students must take three core courses and complete the risk assessment practicum, for a total of 16 credit hours.

MPH 527 Environmental Risk Assessment 1 4
MPH 528 Risk Assessment: Air, Land, and Water 1 4
MPH 529 Risk Assessment Practicum 1 4
MPH 575 Health Economics 4
Total Hours 16

Students must take MPH 527, MPH 528, and MPH 529 in sequence. Students may want to continue with the additional risk/decision theory course MPH 526.