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

Public Health, Ph.D. - Environmental Health Concentration

The following Ph.D. Environmental (EVHT) competencies describe the knowledge, skills, and abilities a successful graduate will demonstrate the conclusion of this doctoral program (and the course where the competency is mastered and assessed is noted in parenthesis):

  • Ph.D. EVHT 1: Effectively communicate the concepts of source to receptor of environmental and occupational hazards and the differentiation of the concepts of exposure from dose. (PHPH 8310 )
  • Ph.D. EVHT 2: Critically analyze alternate routes of entry of toxins into the body including inhalation, ingestion (both dietary and non-dietary) and dermal and the importance of integration of routes with regards to total dose. (PHPH 9270 )
  • Ph.D. EVHT 3: Demonstrate expertise with instrumentation and their underlying constructs employed for the measurement of chemical, physical and biologic hazards in air, water, soil, and dust. (PHPH 9270 )
  • Ph.D. EVHT 4: Understand health effects of chemical, physical and biologic agents and the interrelationship of toxicity and dose in defining levels of risk. (PHPH 8310 )
  • Ph.D. EVHT 5: Critically review, synthesize, and evaluate community and governmental agency conduct of environmental research and interventions and present appropriate implications for public health practice, public policy, and further research. (PHPH 8320 )
  • Ph.D. EVHT 6: Incorporate ethical standards of practice as the basis of interactions with organizations, communities, and individuals. (PHPB 9150 )

Required Ph.D. EVHT Advanced Research Methods and Statistics Courses (12 Hours)

Select at least 4 courses in consultation with the Faculty Advisor.

Required Ph.D. EVHT Concentration Elective Courses (6 Hours)

Select at least 2 courses in consultation with the Faculty Advisor.