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MPH Environmental and Occupational Health (in progress)

Offered On Campus in Tucson

The MPH degree in Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH) is offered by the Department of Community, Environment and Policy. There are two tracks available for students to pursue: Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH) and Industrial Hygiene (IH).

Both tracks prepare individuals to evaluate and control health risks posed to communities and workers by chemical, biological contaminants, and physical exposures. The EOH track provides greater flexibility in selection of electives and emphasis areas, and requires 42 credit hours for completion. The IH track provides a greater focus on worker protection. Additional courses are required.

Our faculty has expertise in: occupational safety, toxicology, occupational medicine, ergonomics, epidemiology, microbiology, environmental science, environmental modeling and engineering, exposure and risk assessment. As a part of their coursework, students complete both a field-based internship and a research project. Students will work with their faculty advisor to develop their individualized plan of study to best meet their professional goals.edit hours for completion. The IH track provides a greater focus on worker protection. Additional courses are required and the track requires 45 credit hours.and the track requires 45 credit hours.

Curriculum

Total MPH Minimum Credit Requirements

  • Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH) Track= 42 units
  • Industrial Hygiene (IH) Track = 45 units

Required Core Courses for both tracks (15 units)

Required EOH Courses for both tracks (18 units)

Required for the Industrial Hygiene (IH) Track (minimum 12 units)

Elective Courses for the Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH) Track (minimum 9 units)

Related Emphasis Areas 

Graduate Certificate in Water Policy

The University of Arizona