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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.

Degree Requirements

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)


To be accepted to this program, you must have:
  1. A bachelor’s degree
  2. 2.8 GPA or higher
To apply to this program, complete an online application that includes:
  1. Official transcripts
  2. Resume
  3. Three letters of recommendation
  4. GRE score (students with GPA lower than 2.8 only)
  5. Statement of purpose, 600 words or fewer
  6. TOEFL or IELTS scores (international applicants only)



SPH-X 601 Assessment and Public Health 3 Credits
SPH-X 650 Evidence-Based Approaches to Public Health 3 Credits
SPH-X 660 Population Health Determinants 3 Credits
SPH-X 685 Public Health Policy and Politics 3 Credits
SPH-X 610 Professional Development Seminar 1  2 Credits
SPH-X 611 Professional Development Seminar 2 2 Credits
SPH-X 696 Professional Practice Experience in Public Health 4 Credits

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Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $518.62
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1555.86

Additional fees will apply.

Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $621.98
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1865.94