Environmental Health, MPH
Master of Public Health
As threats to environmental health continue to increase, we face a growing shortage of trained environmental health professionals. The IU Online Master of Public Health in Environmental Health prepares students to meet this need by delivering the technical skills to manage environmental risks and communicate them to the public.
As a student in this program, you work toward solving some of today's most consequential environmental and occupational health challenges, including climate change, food safety, hazardous waste management, worker health and safety, and disaster management. You develop the skills to analyze how susceptible populations are affected by environmental exposures and conditions. You seek to identify, minimize, and prevent the adverse impacts of environmental hazards to human health.
To earn the MPH in Environmental Health, you must complete a total of 44 credit hours. Requirements are broken down as follows:
- MPH degree core courses (20 credit hours)
- Environmental health concentration courses (12 credit hours)
- Additional MPH concentration courses or electives (12 credit hours)