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MPH in Environmental Health Curriculum

Course Requirements

The 6 core courses  16 credit hours
Required OEH courses  19 credit hours
Elective courses  5 credit hours
Integrated Public Health Practice  3 credit hours
Public Health Practicum Courses  2 credit hours

Core Courses

OEH 5013  Environmental Health
BSE 5163  Biostatistics Methods 1
BSE 5113  Principles of Epidemiology
HPS 5213  Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health
HAP 5453  U.S. Health Care System
HPS 5211 Qualitative Methods in Public Health 

OEH Required Courses

OEH 5023  Public Health Biology and Sanitation
OEH 5213  Principles of Environmental Health and Safety Management
OEH 5262  Occupational and Environmental Law
OEH 5723  Fundamentals of Occupational and Environmental Health Science
OEH 5973  Communications and Ethics in Occupational and Environmental Health
OEH 5553  Occupational and Environmental Toxicology
OEH 5742  Industrial Hygiene and Environmental Measurements

Elective Courses

5 credit hours

Other Required Courses

CPH 7003  Integrated Public Health Practice
CPH 7941  Practicum Preparation Seminar
CPH 7950  Public Health Practicum

Additional Degree Requirements

·         Computer Competency
·         Quantitative Skills Examination
·         Certified in Public Health Examination
·         Culminating Experience
·         Interprofessional Education Requirement

A minimum of 45 credit hours is required for the MPH degree in Environmental Health.

Applicants must have completed College Algebra or higher courses. 30 hours in basic sciences, mathematics, engineering and technology, with at least 9 hours in chemistry to include organic chemistry and a course in physiology, biochemistry or other appropriate life science courses, in addition to other entry requirements of the College.