Dec 06, 2023  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

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

The following MPH Environmental Health (EVHT) 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 EVHT 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 EVHT 2. Describe approaches to risk assessment for a wide variety of environmental hazards. (PHPH 7345 )
  • MPH EVHT 3. 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 EVHT 4. Apply biological, chemical, physical and public health principles to develop approaches for designing and maintaining health-promoting physical environments, and for assessing, preventing and controlling environmental hazards that pose risks to human health. (PHPH 7293 )
  • MPH EVHT 5. Identify important susceptible human sub-populations with respect to environmental exposures and the sources of variability. (PHPH 7345 )

Required MPH EVHT Concentration Courses (12 Hours)

MPH EVHT Concentration Elective Courses (9 Hours)

Select at least 3 courses from the following list of MPH EVHT concentration approved elective courses: