Degree Programs

Environmental Health Sciences programs focus on the impact of the environment on public health. Environmental health scientists assess and mitigate the impact of water quality, air pollution, and hazardous materials on health and manage the environmental public health aspects of disasters.

The Department of Environmental Health Sciences offers the degrees:

The MPH in Disaster Management is a professional degree that prepares graduates to respond to natural and man-made disasters and to manage and mitigate the environmental public health impact on populations and communities. Available in on-ground and online formats.

The MSPH in Environmental Health Sciences is a professional degree that prepares students to recognize, evaluate, and control environmental health problems, evaluate environmental data, and manage the delivery of environmental health services to populations.

The MSPH in Industrial Hygiene is a professional degree that provides the skills for anticipating, recognizing, evaluating, and controlling workplace conditions to prevent injury or illness in workers. The industrial hygiene program is ABET accredited and graduates may sit for the exam to become certified industrial hygienists (CIH). Delivered in an online format.

The PhD degree in the Environmental Health Sciences is an advanced research degree that prepares students to employ laboratory and community approaches to address adverse environmental health impacts.

The BSPH/MPH Combined Degree Program is a path for continuous study from the bachelor’s degree through a master’s level professional degree at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.