MPH in Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences prepares students to recognize, evaluate and control environmental and occupational threats to health. Its graduates work in local, state and federal environmental and occupational health agencies, labor unions, consulting firms, health and safety programs and businesses.
|Admission Requirements for all MPH S pecializations||
|Additional Admission Requirements||At least 18 credits of college-level science and math, including a course in statistics or calculus. Some chemistry and biology strongly recommended.|
|Apply||All degree-seeking students must complete the SOPHAS application.
DEADLINE: MARCH 1
Acceptance occurs once a year, for the Fall semester only.
- Identify and describe environmental and occupational sources of chemical, biological, physical and/or safety (CBPS) hazards.
- Predict and prevent health, safety and environmental risks from processes, work tasks, the built environment and other economic and/or social activities
- Evaluate the human health risks from CBPS hazards using qualitative, quantitative and/or instrumental assessment methods
- Recommend appropriate engineering, personal protection or administrative controls and policies for CBPS hazards and evaluate their effectiveness.
|Core Coursework (15 credits)||BIOS 610 Fundamentals of Biostatistics|
|EPID 610 Fundamentals of Epidemiology|
|EOHS 610 Fundamentals of Environmental Health|
|CHSS 610 Fundamentals of Society & Behavioral Health|
|HPAM 610 Fundamentals of Health Policy & Management|
|Required Coursework (15 credits)||EOHS 620 Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health|
|EOHS 621 Environmental Chemistry|
|EOHS 625 Hazard Evaluation and Instrumentation|
|EOHS 622 Environment and Occupational Toxicology|
|EOHS 624 Environmental Audits and Remediation|
|Elective Coursework (9 credits)||Three (3) electives chosen in consultation with academic advisor|
|Practice Experience (3 credits)||PUBH 696 Supervised Fieldwork|
|Culminating Experience (3 credits)||PUBH 698 Capstone Project|
|Total Credits Required for MPH||45|
Recommended Course Sequence
|Year 1 Fall||EOHS 610 Fundamentals of Environmental Health||3|
|EOHS 620 Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health||3|
|EOHS 621 Environmental Chemistry||3|
|EPID 610 Fundamentals of Epidemiology||3|
|Year 1 Spring||BIOS 610 Fundamentals of Biostatistics||3|
|HPAM 610 Fundamentals of Health Policy & Management||3|
|EOHS 622 Environmental and Occupational Toxicology||3|
|EOHS 624 Environmental Audits and Remediation||3|
|Year 1 Summer||PUBH 696 Supervised Fieldwork||3|
|Year 2 Fall||CHSS 610 Fundamentals of Society & Behavioral Health||3|
|EOHS 625 Hazard Evaluation and Instrumentation||3|
|Year 2 Spring||PUBH 698 Capstone Project||3|