The environment plays a significant part in the health of individuals and communities. Tulane offers four online environmental health degrees that prepare professionals to assess, address, and monitor the environmental factors that impact health.
The MPH in Disaster Management prepares students to respond and manage the public health aspects of natural and man-made disasters in careers in consulting, industry, business, and local, state, and federal agencies. Students learn how to implement population-based interventions to protect communities, particularly vulnerable populations, from disasters.
The MPH in Occupational and Environmental Health addresses the impact of the environment and workplace on human health. Students in this program are physicians, nurses and other healthcare personnel and environmental health professionals who want to take their career to the next level. The MPH provides the academic credential for physicians pursuing certification by the American Board of Preventive Medicine.
The MPH in Occupational Health and Safety Management is designed for professionals with relevant technical backgrounds who seek the management skills needed to advance their careers. This program promotes system thinking and management fundamentals. Students are drawn from global corporations, large and medium-sized companies with environmental or occupational divisions, and federal agencies.
The MSPH in Industrial Hygiene prepares professionals to anticipate, recognize, evaluate, and manage workplace exposure to chemical, biological, and physical stressors in the workplace and indoor environment. The program prepares graduates to sit for the CIH certification exam administered by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene.