Academic Programs

About our MPH in Occupational & Environmental Health Sciences

The MPH degree in Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences provides students with the practical skills needed to solve occupational and environmental health problems.  Students will focus on understanding occupational and environmental processes and their effects on humankind, and developing the skills needed to assess and address their health consequences. The Practice-based Experience is designed to place students in settings in which they can apply their newly acquired knowledge and skills and continue to learn from professionals in their field while working on current, relevant public health problems.

About our PhD in Occupational & Environmental Health Sciences

The PhD in Public Health Sciences in Occupational and Environmental Health is a degree for scientist-practitioners in the area of prevention of premature mortality, morbidity and disability resulting from occupational and environmental exposures, communicable and chronic disease, and injury. This degree emphasizes both evidence-based primary prevention of disease and injury, as well as health promotion research and practice. Students completing this degree will have the necessary theoretical knowledge and critical understanding of occupational and environmental health problems, including analytical and methodological research skills, to investigate, evaluate and find solutions to these public health challenges.