Master of Public Health (MPH) Environmental Concentration
The Master of Public Health with a concentration in Environmental Health degree requires successful completion of 48 semester hours of coursework; 28 hours of general core courses, including a 4-hour internship (Table A- EH), plus eight hours of EH concentration core courses. Students may select from one of three elective options for the 12 hours of of electives courses. (Table B- EH). Students must consult with their adviser before registering to develop an educational plan and choose the appropriate elective hours. Courses from outside the program must be approved by the program to be included in the 48 hours required for the degree.
MPH Required Program Core Courses
Students must choose one of the options described below for their electives courses:
Option 1 Risk Assessment of Environmental Health (all three of these courses are required)
Option 2 Environmental Health Risk Communication/Program Evaluation (choose any three of these courses)
Students may choose to take an approved elective to complete the Emergency planning and Homeland Security Graduate Certificate in addition to degree completion.
MPH 488 Occupational safety and Health
Closure Requirement: Comprehensive Exam
The closure experience is a comprehensive written examination based on an applied case study designed to test the student’s ability to integrate the knowledge gained from the five general core courses. Students are expected to take the comprehensive exam during their final semester of coursework. A student may repeat the exam twice, but must successfully complete the exam within one year after completing course work for the degree. Students who are not taking other courses in the degree program must enroll in MPH 583 (zero credit hours, one billable hour) until they pass the exam.
Our MPH-Environmental Health concentration is fully accredit EHAC Logo ed by the National Environmental Science and Protection Accreditation Council.
* Students who were admitted before fall 2014 should consult the catalog requirements in place at the time of admission. Students who wish to update to the 2014-2015 catalog requirements must consult with their advisor.
Revised 4 Dec 2012