This degree prepares students to begin a career in health protection and injury/disease prevention; to apply to advanced degree programs in public health and related fields; or to prepare for further training the clinical health professions. With careful planning, this curriculum meets the basic science requirements for many of the clinical health professional programs at Indiana University, including medicine; these requisite courses vary by program and are subject to revision, so always check with the admissions officer of the professional program you are interested in pursuing.
The following degree requirements are required of all students majoring in Environmental Health Science and are admitted to Indiana University beginning with fall 2017. Students who are returning to the Fairbanks School of Public Health (FSPH) after a leave of absence but have not enrolled in classes for three or more consecutive years will be required to follow these degree requirements.
Some courses in the major are not offered each semester. Students should contact the Office of Student Services (278-0753) in the FSPH for advising information, the course rotation, and to ensure that they will meet graduation requirements.
The BSPH in Environmental Health Science is accredited by the Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council. Students enrolled in this major are eligible for special scholarship and internship opportunities. For more information, contact your academic advisor in the Department of Environmental Health Science.