MPH With Environmental Health Science Concentration Curriculum

MPH With Environmental Health Science Concentration Curriculum

To complete this degree, you will take a combination of Public Health Core Courses, Biostatistics Concentration Courses, Public Health Electives Courses, and Public Health Practical Experience Courses that together total 45 credits. The specific distribution of courses is as follows:

  • Public Health Core Courses

    Take all 5 courses for a total of 15 credits

    • A519 Environmental Science in Public Health (3 credits)
    • B551 Biostatistics for Public Health I (3 credits)
    • E517 Fundamentals of Epidemiology (3 credits)
    • H501 U.S. Health Care Systems and Health Policy (3 credits)
    • S500 Social and Behavioral Science in Public Health (3 credits)
  • Environmental Health Science Concentration Courses

    Take all 4 courses for a total of 12 credits

    • A661 Environmental Toxicology (3 credits)
    • A662 Environmental Health Risk Assessment (3 credits)
    • A623 Environmental Management Systems (3 credits)
    • S510 Introduction to Research Methods in Public Health (3 credits)
  • Public Health Electives Courses

    Select 4 courses for a total of 12 credits

    • A609 Air Pollution and Health (3 credits)
    • A614 Water Quality Management (3 credits)
    • A617 Environmental Epidemiology (3 credits)
    • A620 Environmental Health Policy Analysis (3 credits)
    • A628 Public Health Sanitation (3 credits)
    • A633 Occupational Health & Safety (3 credits)
    • A640 GIS Applications in Public Health (3 credits)
    • A680 Product Stewardship and Public Health Protection (3 credits)
    • A670 Regulatory Affairs for Product Stewardship (3 credits)
    • A670 Product Hazards, Exposures, and Risk Assessment (3 credits)
    • A670 Injury Prevention (3 credits)
    • E675 Injury Epidemiology (3 credits)
    • B652 Biostatistics for Public Health II (3 credits)
    • H613 Public Health and Emergency Preparedness (3 credits)
  • Public Health Practical Experience

    Take both courses for a total of 6 credits

    • P602 Public Health Internship (3 credits)
    • A703 Environmental Health Sciences Concentration Project (3 credits)

Full Time and Part Time Options to Fit Your Schedule

Whether you wish to go to school full time or you prefer to go part time to accommodate work or family obligations, we can meet your needs. Below are sample schedules showing you how you might schedule your courses for each option.

  • Sample Full Time Schedule

    Fall Year 1

    • Core A519 Environmental Science in Public Health (3 credits)
    • Core Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Core Course (3 credits)
    • Core Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Core Course (3 credits)
    • Concentration A661 Environmental Toxicology (3 credits)


    Spring Year 1

    • Core Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Core Course (3 credits)
    • Core Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Core Course (3 credits)
    • Concentration A662 Environmental Health Risk Assessment (3 credits)
    • Concentration S510 Introduction to Research Methods in Public Health (3 credits)


    Summer Year 1

    • Experience A602 Public Health Internship (3 credits)


    Fall Year 2

    • Elective* Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Elective (3 credits)
    • Elective* Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Elective (3 credits)
    • Elective* Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Elective (3 credits)


    Spring Year 2

    • Elective* Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Elective (3 credits)
    • Concentration A623 Environmental Management Systems (3 credits)
    • Experience A703 Environmental Health Concentration Project (3 credits)


    *You must take a total of 12 credits of Public Health Electives.

  • Sample Part Time Schedule

    Fall Year 1

    • Core A519 Environmental Science in Public Health (3 credits)
    • Core Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Core Course (3 credits)


    Spring Year 1

    • Core Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Core Course (3 credits)
    • Concentration S510 Introduction to Research Methods in Public Health (3 credits)


    Summer Year 1

    • Core Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Core Course (3 credits)
    • Core Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Core Course (3 credits)


    Fall Year 2

    • Concentration A661 Environmental Toxicology (3 credits)
    • Elective* Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Elective (3 credits)


    Spring Year 2

    • Concentration A662 Environmental Health Risk Assessment (3 credits)
    • Elective* Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Elective (3 credits)


    Summer Year 2

    • Experience A602 Internship (3 credits)


    Fall Year 3

    • Elective* Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Elective (3 credits)
    • Elective* Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Elective (3 credits)


    Spring Year 3

    • Concentration A623 Environmental Management Systems (3 credits)
    • Experience A703 Environmental Health Concentration Project (3 credits)


    *You must take a total of 12 credits of Public Health Electives.

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