Jul 13, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Health, M.P.H. - Environmental Epidemiology Concentration

The following MPH Environmental Epidemiology (ENEP) competencies describe the knowledge, skills, and abilities a successful graduate will demonstrate the conclusion of this MPH concentration (and the course where the competency is mastered and assessed is noted in parenthesis):

  • MPH ENEP 1. Demonstrate knowledge of the implications of regulations, laws, standards, and various types of policy on activities aimed at protecting environmental health. (PHPH 7150 )
  • MPH ENEP 2. Describe major environmental and occupational contaminants, including biological, chemical and physical agents, and articulate how exposures to these contaminants interact with the environment to affect human health. (PHPH 7294 )
  • MPH ENEP 3. Identify key sources of data for epidemiologic purposes and their strengths and limitations. (PHPH 7525 )
  • MPH ENEP 4. Identify and discuss risk factors and their relationship to health outcomes. (PHPH 8721 )
  • MPH ENEP 5. Demonstrate proficiency in advanced epidemiologic methods. (PHPH 8721 )
  • MPH ENEP 6. Assess, synthesize and critically evaluate epidemiologic literature for strengths and weaknesses. (PHPH 8721 )
  • MPH ENEP 7. Design and evaluate interventions to reduce prevalence of major public health problems. (PHPH 8721 )
  • MPH ENEP 8. Identify and discuss ethical dilemmas in epidemiologic research. (PHPH 8721 )
  • MPH ENEP 9. Explain policy implications of epidemiologic research findings. (PHPH 8721 )

Required MPH ENEP Concentration Courses (12 Hours)

MPH ENEP Concentration Elective Courses (9 Hours)

List A of ENEP Concentration Approved Elective Courses

Select at least one (1) course from the following List A of ENEP concentration approved elective courses:

List B of ENEP Concentration Approved Elective Courses

Select at least two (2) courses from the following List B of ENEP concentration approved elective courses: