Incorporate an environmental health sciences focus in your program of study.
If you are interested in a research career, we offer MS and PhD programs in epidemiology which can both be customized to focus on research in environmental health.
Environmental health scientists in academia, government and
industry investigate human exposures to environmental agents found
in air, water and soil, such as pesticides, lead, mercury and
chemicals in plastic, to their association with cancer, birth
defects, neurologic disorders and other health conditions.
If you are interested in a career in public health practice, we
offer an MPH degree with a concentration in environmental
Environmental health practitioners work for public health agencies and other community organizations to investigate and identify hazards in the environment, assess risks and design interventions.