Environmental Health Advising

The degree in Environmental Health provides career preparation for positions in the environmental and occupational health fields, which is the evaluation and management of factors that impact the environmental health of the community and the safety and health of people in the workplace.

The students will be indoctrinated into all of the various programs and topics that comprise industrial hygiene, occupational safety, and environmental health. Each program area provides course work in the regulations, work and community exposures, health hazards, and controls. Course materials cover all current general industry practices including measurement, evaluations, inspections, and how to determine risks and health impacts

Process to Declare this Major

Students must meet specific prerequisite requirements before they are eligible to officially declare the major. Students are Intended Majors until they meet program prerequisite requirements. Students who have met the requirements to declare a major will be referred to the program by their assigned academic advisor. 


Advising Links

Overview of this Major

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Curriculum Requirements

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Degree Program Guide

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The School of Community & Environmental Health offers undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs. Find more information on their undergraduate degrees and minors.

Student Group

Connect with the Student National Environmental Health Association (SNEHA)