Environmental Health

A focus on public health practice and your future career

As a student in this practice-based program, you'll take our core public health courses, as well as those specific to the environmental health concentration. You'll learn how to manage environmental and occupational risks, as well as how to communicate environmental health risk to the public. You'll also develop the skills to analyze how susceptible populations are affected by environmental exposures and conditions.

The degree culminates in an internship where you'll work directly with an organization focused on public health, ensuring you gain practical experience in the field and make important professional contacts.

Environmental and occupational health scientists with graduate degrees are in high demand, and you'll graduate well prepared to take advantage of the numerous career opportunities available. You'll also have a solid educational foundation to pursue a doctoral degree, or any number of professional degree programs.